Baking · Desserts

Poppa’s Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Some of my fondest childhood memories involve rhubarb. Actually, they revolve around my grandfather (who I called "Poppa"), his cabin, and the rhubarb that grows by the laughing creek that runs the length of his property. My cousins and I established lifelong friendships in the field at the cabin. I learned to play volleyball and… Continue reading Poppa’s Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Baking · Desserts

Lemon Cheesecake

I distinctly remember my mom making this cheesecake when I was a kid. Iit was gorgeous, and I remember thinking that lemon desserts were better than chocolate. I still prefer lemony deliciousness over just about anything else. This recipe is from the May 1989 issue of Bon Appétit magazine (which you can purchase online for… Continue reading Lemon Cheesecake

Baking · Breakfast

Lemon Pancakes

My Auntie Julie used to make lemon pancakes when I was little. I always loved having breakfast over there. I asked her a while back what she did to make them so delicious and she laughed and told me it's just basic pancakes thinned out topped with lemon and powdered sugar. So, yesterday when making… Continue reading Lemon Pancakes