Perfect Lemon Merengue Pie – a December Delight

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Yeah. I know. Lemon pie has nothing to do with Christmas. But December is when the citrus starts coming off the trees out back. Plus lemon merengue pie is truly one of my most favorite sugary sweets. Tart, sour, sweet, fluffy – combining such texture and flavor. It’s truly a … Read morePerfect Lemon Merengue Pie – a December Delight

Is it pie? Is it cobbler? It’s BOTH! Texas Hill Country Peach “Pobbler”

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Hello again, my lovelies. Do you like peaches? I don’t mean using the peach emoji as something lewd, I mean the succulent sloppy stone fruit that stars in desserts from pie to cobbler. And that brings me to this: why can’t we hybridize those two things? Oh, wait. I’m The … Read moreIs it pie? Is it cobbler? It’s BOTH! Texas Hill Country Peach “Pobbler”

The Gentleman’s Sour Cream Sugar Cookie – Pillowy Perfection for Decorating

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Does it seem I make a disproportionate amount of sweets? I think it’s my genetic legacy; my Granny never skips dessert. And when we have family gatherings there’s always a “sampler” – multiple choices. It’s a wonder we’re not all obese. But holidays and occasions, like Wednesdays or laundry day, … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Sour Cream Sugar Cookie – Pillowy Perfection for Decorating

The Gentleman’s Marmalade

  https://vimeo.com/209655506/settings/privacy Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Ahhh, the annual tradition of harvesting the oranges and turning them into sweet, sweet marmalade. It’s become something I do every single year, and seemingly can never make enough to get the family and friends in supply until the next harvest. Now, marmalade wasn’t something I ate as … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Marmalade

The Lover’s Mojito (video)

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. I had my best girl, Kelly Felthouse, over for brunch yesterday morning and we had a delicious balsamic pineapple salad (see recipe). I was about to start putting away the leftover and she said, “You could make this into a cocktail. Like … Read moreThe Lover’s Mojito (video)