Apple, Pear & Blackberry Crumble

Apple, Pear & Blackberry Crumble | From My Sweet Heart

“LIVE EACH SEASON AS IT PASSES; BREATHE THE AIR, DRINK THE DRINK, TASTE THE FRUIT, AND RESIGN YOURSELF TO THE INFLUENCES OF EACH.”  Henry David Thoreau. Do you have a favorite winter fruit? Many types of fruit are available to us all year round now.  But I still tend to eat fruit seasonally.  I definitely…

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Rum Glazed Sweet Potato Cakes

Rum Glazed Sweet Potato Cakes | From My Sweet Heart

“SOME FOODS ARE SO COMFORTING, SO NOURISHING OF BODY AND SOUL, THAT TO EAT THEM IS TO BE HOME AGAIN AFTER A LONG JOURNEY.”  Eli Brown (author Cinnamon and Gunpowder). Let me tell you that these soft and moist little sweet potato cakes are so VERY comforting!  The warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg combined with…

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Mini Strawberry Swirl Cheesecakes

Mini Strawberry Swirl Cheesecakes | From My Sweet Heart

“THE ONLY WAY CHEESE IS DESSERT IS WHEN IT IS FOLLOWED BY THE WORD CAKE.”  Michele Gorman. If it were up to me, every meal of the day would be followed by dessert! Now having said that, sometimes you just want a smaller bite.  These little strawberry cheesecake cupcakes are just that.  Fresh strawberry puree…

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Whiskey Pear Trifles

Whiskey Pear Trifles | From My Sweet Heart

“THE LIGHT MUSIC OF WHISKEY FALLING INTO GLASSES MADE AN AGREEABLE INTERLUDE.”  James Joyce. There was a time when I would have told you that I don’t care very much for whiskey.  But then, I decided to make some Home Made Irish Cream.  You know, that wonderful creamy liqueur that has you believing you are…

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Blood Orange & Poppy Sherbet

Blood Orange & Poppy Sherbet

“ORANGE IS THE HAPPIEST COLOR.”  Frank Sinatra. I agree!  Orange is such a cheerful color! As fruits go, I love oranges.  And I especially crave them right around now.  The holidays are over.  My months of decadent eating are a fading memory.  And I’m excited for recipes that include bright, tangy citrus.  AND, blood oranges…

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Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Cake

Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“SO HAND IN HAND THEY PASSED, THE LOVELIEST PAIR THAT EVER SINCE IN LOVE’S EMBRACES MET . . . . .” John Milton. Chocolate and Strawberries. One of the most perfect pairings in the world of sweets.  And if you want to be in love this Valentine’s Day, this cake will take you there! Imagine…

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