Two Chocolate Candies for Christmas

Lara DeHavenHomeowner Tips, recipe

Two Chocolate Candies for Christmas

Making candy usually involves a good candy thermometer. Mine never seems to read correctly or perhaps my candy failures are due to user error. However, I love chocolate and have found two chocolate candies you can make without a candy thermometer. Therefore, I find these … Read More

Delicious Chocolate Icebox Pie

Lara DeHavenHomeowner Tips, recipe

Chocolate Icebox Pie

The only dessert my children request at Thanksgiving is not the traditional apple pie or pumpkin pie. Rather it is a Chocolate Icebox Pie. You know this is an older recipe with the term “icebox” in it, but sometimes the best recipes came from our … Read More

Pumpkin Bundt Cake Recipe

Lara DeHavenHomeowner Tips, recipe

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

The cooler temperatures in the morning signal the arrival of fall here in the Lake Conroe area. With fall, we crave the traditional autumnal flavors in our food and drink. A popular favorite is that of pumpkin. Last year I posted three pumpkin recipes. Hopefully, … Read More

End-of-Summer Recipe: Zucchini Bread

Lara DeHavenHomeowner Tips, recipe

Zucchini Bread

If you have a summer garden, then you know how prolific squash and zucchini plants are. Zucchini specifically has a tendency of hiding under its massive leaves until you find them the size of a person’s leg. What to do with these huge vegetables? Grate … Read More