I have been on the lookout for an “easy” bread recipe. When serving your family or guest, having fresh homemade bread is such a nice and personal touch. This recipe is from Cooks Illustrated magazine from a couple years ago. I love flipping through old magazines and finding new treasures, like this [...]
During the winter months making a good (semi) old fashioned chicken pot pie is one of my favorite things to do. I love this recipe because it’s easy to follow using pre-made pie crust cuts down on the work load without compromising the flavor. Chicken Pot Pie is a dish that many love [...]
Can you believe that Thanksgiving is a few short weeks away? Well it’s time to start planning and prepping for the holiday. Over the next couple weeks I’m going to provide ideas and suggestions surrounding a theme. Today’s theme will focus on Thanksgiving appetizers. While your guest are mingling and giving [...]
Have you ever had or are having a little breakfast crisis? All of the sudden you have guest and weren’t prepared. No matter what the reason is you are in need of some breakfast items and fast. Did you happen to notice a mix for blueberry muffins tucked away in the pantry? [...]
What little child doesn’t love fire trucks? The fascination with fire trucks seems to begin around the age of one with most children and who knows when it ends…for some, in particular boys it never does. So of course if you’re looking for birthday ideas for someone special in your life you can’t go [...]
Have you ever wondered how to roast a chicken? It can seem like a daunting task, but it’s really quite easy. Having a roasted chicken in the refrigerator can be a blessing when you’re running short on time and need to put food on the table fast. You can get creative with [...]
In honor of Pecan Day that falls on July 12th, I want to share a delicious recipe with you. This is by far the BEST pecan pie I have ever tasted. Pecan Pie was one of my mother’s favorite pies and I personally, never had a real fondness for this particular dessert. Well rewind about four years [...]
It’s time to ring in the fourth of July with friends and family around the BBQ while awaiting the local fireworks show. I found some fun desserts to make at Kaboose (http://recipes.slides.kaboose.com/288-july-4th-party-plates-treats) that are sure to add the perfect finale to your gathering.
2 Boxes Vanilla Cake, made into 20 cupcakes
2 (8 oz.) packages of cream cheese
1/2 stick unsalted [...]
It’s that time of year to head outdoors and enjoy a good old fashioned picnic. Picnics are a great way to socialize, relax and spend some quality time together with family and friends. When packing for a picnic a few ideas to keep in mind are: to keep the fare simple, don’t offer too many [...]
There is a difference between ordinary cheesecake and real New York cheesecake. It’s a difference that can only be seen and tasted, and once you’ve had real NY cheesecake, you’ll wonder like the rest of us – why no one else makes it the way old New York does.
Here is a great recipe I found [...]