Turkish Delight

A sweet gel candy from Turkey with pistachio nuts and often coated in powdered sugar but there’s a number of other varieties, as well. You can insert toothpicks inside the precut cubes to serve them. Here’s what it looks like cut in half.

Funnel Cakes Rock

     It’s basically deep fried batter with powdered sugar sprinkled on top. This is from Indiana Beach amusement park that I visited with my family. We went back to our hotel room to eat and someone took a bite while I was digging in the suitcase to grab my camera. Can you see that? […]

Leave A Message

     A generic phone greeting is the pre-recorded default voice that isn’t even yours. An annoying greeting is when someone plays music for a few minutes before giving you the opportunity to leave a message. Word to the wise just because it’s your favorite song doesn’t mean other people feel like listening to it. […]

Pretzel Dessert

It’s really easy to prepare. Even non-bakers can bring this to a potluck or picnic. The basic recipe is shown below. If I had a deeper oblong glass serving dish, I’d add another layer (#2) of cream cheese, whipped cream and sugar spread to top it off. ★ Layer #1: 2 cups of crushed pretzels 3/4 […]

Sugar and Spice Bulletin Board

      When school was in session, I used to “bug” Patrick just about every morning before school started. I’d sit in his class and we’d converse while he was preparing lessons plans. One day I wrote a cheerful message on his whiteboard. He didn’t ever turn me away; like some others did.       Even when […]