blue cornmeal pancakes

Blue Cornmeal Pancakes

Blue cornmeal pancakes with pine nuts are distinctly New Mexican, and you would be hard-pressed to find them outside of New Mexico unless they’re made by very creative chefs like

Bottger Mansion Recipes - Outrageous Orange French Toast

Outrageous Orange French Toast

This recipe for Outrageous Orange French Toast is one of our guest favorites. Ellen Gutman Chenaux of the Birchwood Inn graciously shared the recipe. She is one of the 8

Black Gold Cookies

Black Gold Cookies

Black Gold Cookies are crisp on the outside, rich and fudgy on the inside. I’ve been testing chocolate cookies for the past year, looking for cookies that didn’t turn out

best-ever hot fudge sauce

Best-ever hot fudge sauce

This recipe for the best-ever hot fudge sauce was lost for a while. I recently found the book it was in when I was cleaning out some things. It’s from┬áThe

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Valentine’s Day heart cake

This Valentine’s Day heart cake is fantastic on its own. It really pops when you serve it on a pool of raspberry-Ancho chile sauce. This cake doesn’t use flour, so

espresso cookies

Espresso Cookies

Espresso cookies came about after I made cappuccino ice cream and wanted just the right cookie to make ice cream sandwiches. I tried a couple of recipes and didn’t get

easy fresh peach ice cream

Easy fresh peach ice cream

Nothing says summer like fresh peaches! Here’s a recipe for easy Fresh Peach Ice Cream. All you need is some fresh, ripe peaches, a variable-speed blender and a countertop electric

sweet potato pancakes with orange syrup

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Orange Syrup are my favorite pancakes. The trick is to have enough Maple-Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes “left over” to make the pancakes! One of my favorite

espresso cookies

Molasses Sugar Cookies

I’ve had this recipe for Molasses Sugar Cookies for over 25 years but can’t remember the name of the co-worker who gave it to me! It’s perfect when you’re in