Candied Kielbasa

(From Wreath Fineries at Eleven Wineries 2006) 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup prepared horseradish 2 pounds kielbasa, thinly sliced Combine all the sauce ingredients in a crockpot. Add the kielbasa and turn to coat. Cook on High until the sauce begins to bubble. Reduce heat to Low and cook until the… Read More


Cuban Sugar Cookies (From Around the World in 80 Miles – 2009) This makes a big batch!! 1-1/2 cups shortening 2 cups sugar 2 egg yolks 3 teaspoons lime juice 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder powdered sugar In a large bowl, mix flour, salt, and baking… Read More

Double Chocolate Ecstasy

(From 2010 Wreath Fineries at the Wineries) 1 – 16.6 oz. package Oreo cookies 1-1/2 sticks butter 12 oz. package semi-sweet mini chocolate chips, divided 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Make crumbs of the entire package of Oreo cookies (most efficiently done with a food… Read More

Farmer’s Favorite Peach Dessert

Fast! Easy! Delicious! Best when made with local peaches from our own Glorie Farms, of course! 1-9″ refrigerated pie crust 4 medium, ripe but firm peaches 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 dashes ground cinnamon Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Roll out the pie crust to 12″ diameter. Center the crust in a… Read More

Triple C Treat

(From 2011 Wreath Fineries at the Wineries) Crackers, “Caramel,” and Chocolate. This recipe not only satisfies your sweet tooth but with only four ingredients, it can be a lifesaver when your life is too busy to whip up something fancier. The caramel isn’t a true caramel, but I took “cook’s license” here and labeled it as… Read More