Fudge Brownies

Cherry Brownies
Fudge Brownies with Cherries

I have been making these brownies since I was 7 years old.  I still have a scar on my ring finger where I burned it taking these brownies out of the oven when I was 8.  They aren’t the dark chocolate fudgey brownies I’ve found a million recipes for and love.  These brownies are more like a chewey milk chocolate that allows you to keep coming back for just one more little bite.  My pictures include cherries because I had a bag of cherries that needed to be used sitting in my refrigerator.   I pitted the cherries and chopped them up to include in the brownie batter.  If you decide to add cherries like I did the cook time ended up at 45 minutes. Continue reading “Fudge Brownies”

Bumbleberry Pie


This is the most delicious pie in the world.  Thanks to modern technology you can make it at any time during the year but it so perfectly captures summer.  The super sweet berries are balanced by the tartness of the Granny Smith apples, fresh squeezed lemon juice and rhubarb.  Because of all the fresh fruit I like to pretend that this is a “healthy” dessert. Continue reading “Bumbleberry Pie”