One of the last conversations we had with Mama Peggy was when she called to tell us she’d filled out a survey online and found out that her Indian name was “Running Towards Chocolate”. This recipe, which we’ve seen called “Santa’s Suicide” and “Slutty Brownies” is just the sort of dessert Mama Peggy [...]
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Here’s a treat that needs no explanation. If you’ve never had one, you have to try it. Regular Rice Krispie treats are good, but peanut butter Rice Krispie treats are divine! A quick an easy treat you can make when the kids are home for the weekends. Or keep them for yourself! Peanut [...]
Store-bought vanilla pudding, whether in a mix or pre-made, just can’t hold a candle to real, homemade vanilla pudding. What wonderful memories one must have if they remember their mother or grandmother making fresh, homemade vanilla pudding in the kitchen. A yummy treat that will never go out of style! 5.0 from 1 [...]
An old family recipe from the kitchen of Mama Peggy, found on a notepad in a box filled with some of her favorite recipes. Mama Peggy’s was renowned for many of the things she cooked, but those who sampled her chocolate pound cake considered themselves blessed! This is the best chocolate pound cake you’ll ever [...]
Here is a perfect example of something old that has become new again. If you’ve ever had Divinity, you’ve had something similar to Sea Foam candy. They’re similar, but Sea Foam is lighter. Sea Foam Candy Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Candy Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins [...]
Here’s a recipe that any old-time Southern cook has to have in her collection. This is a black walnut pound cake recipe like our grandmothers used to make, and is at least 100 years old. You can serve this cake with our without an icing, but it’s amazing by itself. Nothing beats a [...]
Send to Kindle Red Velvet Layer Cake Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Cake Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins Print A classic red velvet cake recipe that Mama Peggy only made on rare occasions. A treat! Ingredients 1 cup vegetable shortening 2¼ cups sugar 3 [...]
Send to Kindle Red Velvet Layer Cake Icing Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Icing Serves: 12 Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Print A wonderful icing for Mama Peggy’s Red Velvet Layer Cake. Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese 1 box powdered sugar ½ stick margarine 4 tbsp Crisco shortening 1 tsp [...]
A wonderful dessert that’s just the perfect balance between sweet decadence and wholesome, old-fashioned goodness. Orange Slice Cookie Bar Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 24 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 40 mins Print A wonderful dessert that’s just the perfect balance between sweet decadence [...]
A wonderful, rich French silk chocolate pie that has to be tasted to be believed. Rich and creamy in a way that store-bought pies can never hope to be. French Silk Chocolate Pie Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 3 hours Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 3 hours 15 [...]
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- Carmen Steen: This is just what I have been looking for.It is cr...
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- Wicasta: I'm gonna make me some while I'm being bad this ...
- Carmen Steen: I was first introduced to this by Peggy.It did not...
- Wicasta: That sounds delicious!...