Dining With Mimi’s Favorite Desserts for Entertaining

Joyfully as we move into the Fall Season our social calendars become flooded with invites. At times it is a challenge to navigate the friends and family events. Your list may include cocktail parties, formal dinner parties and casual pot luck with friends. This list of Dining With Mimi’s Favorite Desserts for Entertaining will be a good start for a dessert recipe to share.

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First stop- Mimi’s New Food Column

Almost from the beginning I liked reading. I discovered pleasure traveling in my mind to parts unknown. Books introduced places and worlds filled with all manner of strange creatures. For years I have longed to join the ranks of other writers and put my words on paper. What thoughts would be worthy of sharing? First stop, Mimi’s New Food Column.

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Loquats- Eat, Ferment,Freeze, Preserve, Steep and Share

This week in my spare time, (Ha) I am consumed up with a project. I am working (well not at the moment) on a speaking engagement for next week. Writing, practicing and tamping down all the nervous energy. As I have learned many times Mother Nature and her gifts from the garden wait for no woman. If you have it in your garden, you must deal with it as nature presents her gifts. Loquats- Eat, Ferment, Freeze, Preserve, Steep and share.

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Mimi’s Nutty Fudgy Indulgent Pecan Bar

First locate the mini marshmallow, chocolate, mint, pecan, farm fresh eggs, bit of sugar, flour and oh yeah coffee liqueur. Next line up all ingredients to mix up Mimi’s Nutty Fudgy Indulgent Pecan Bar. Dessert bar designed to melt in your mouth and make the inner child in you smile.

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Never Fail Spirited Fig Pecan Bundt Cake

Who doesn’t need a Never Fail Spirited Fig Pecan Bundt Cake? This spirited cake is moist and filled with a buttery glaze that hints  another slice is a good idea. In my pantry,  I always have fig preserves and look for a reason to use. Fig and pecan marry together well in this cake as lifelong friends. Continue reading “Never Fail Spirited Fig Pecan Bundt Cake”

Homemade Candied Pecans

Homemade Candied Pecans should be on your list to make this year. With the pecans falling fresh from the sky so to speak, this dessert recipe begs to be made and soon. Toasting freshly picked pecans briefly are a delicious treat even without making Homemade Candied Pecans. Continue reading “Homemade Candied Pecans”

Chocolate Heavenly Bite Mini Tarts

Chocolate heavenly bite mini tarts are perfect for entertaining this time of year whether its game day or seasonal entertaining. With the added time off to visit with friends or family a dessert to feed many comes in handy.  A recipe that would be great to serve as a Recipe for the Littles. Continue reading “Chocolate Heavenly Bite Mini Tarts”

Muscadine Sorbet Recipe

August heat wave on the Gulf Coast demands a sorbet, my Muscadine Sorbet Recipe is a gift in this heat. Muscadine is a delicious grape that is grown on a vine in the south. This grape is easy for homeowners to grow because it is tolerant of heat and insects. At our home, we do not use any pesticides on the muscadine vine. Vines will continually provide grapes until the vine is complete.

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Roof view of Chicken Condo with muscadines

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Rustic Peach Tart

Rustic Peach Tart recipe is the simplest of desserts. All of the ingredients that are stocked in our pantry with the one addition of fresh peaches. Serve peaches freshly picked firm and juicy. Be aware that the peach juice is ready and willing to drip down as you reach in for a bite. Continue reading “Rustic Peach Tart”

Fig Chess Pie Recipe

Fig Chess Pie recipe is a dish that just flows very naturally. On the Gulf Coast in June the figs start ripening. The sweet fruit that seemed so odd to me as a child is a delicacy now. Sticky and sweet figs are a welcome treat to pop in your mouth. Preserves, candied, served with gourmet cheese or add to a pie or appetizer, figs are versatile. Continue reading “Fig Chess Pie Recipe”