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Pumpkin Biscotti

Pumpkin Biscotti
This recipe for pumpkin biscotti is hands down the best one I’ve made yet.  And I’ve made a lot of biscotti over the years! There is a fine balance between being crispy enough, without being hard to bite, but also tender enough so it doesn’t crumble.  This recipe achieved both goals! What is biscotti? Biscotti originated in Italy, and mean “twice baked.”  They are crisp...
September 27, 2022

Hazelnut and Dried Cherry Biscotti

Hazelnut and Dried Cherry Biscotti
These hazelnut and dried cherry biscotti will be a hit at your next brunch, or great for gift giving! One of the first baking recipes on my blog was from October 2008 was a pistachio and dried cranberry biscotti.  I remember walking through my yard looking for a garnish (why?!) and landed on a branch from my pine tree, because doesn’t that go perfectly with...
December 5, 2021


I like pork chops, but I tend to like them boneless, while Tony likes them on the bone.  I was lucky because these were on sale! Dinner: 4 ounces pork chop 3 ounces potatoes 3 ounces green beans 1 tablespoon blue cheese dressing mixed with 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar This morning before I left work, I baked a potato in the microwave and left it...
October 30, 2008

It was an emergency

So today I have been in cleaning mode, just running around vacuuming, laundry, etc.  My breakfast was pretty low carb, about 18, so I only took three units of insulin. But all of a sudden, as I am putting laundry in the dryer, my vision starts to fade to black and I start sweating.  Sure sign of low blood sugar!  I came upstairs, took a test,...
October 11, 2008