Some of you may remember that back in December I was sent a great package from Pillsbury and MyBlogSpark. I was asked to create a new appetizer with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. My readers got to vote on which kind of appetizer they would like to see me try. Most readers voted for bacon and chees
I love apple fritters! They have been a favorite of mine for a long time. This homemade version is packed with tender apple chunks and cinnamon. The texture is soft and moist on the inside (kind of like a muffin) while the outside is crispy. A wonderful glaze coats the outside, filling in all the g
How many of you have some
brown spotted bananas on your counter?
Do you find yourself in this predicament on a regular basis?
I know I do!
There is just something about that big bag of bananas hanging out at Costco that lures me in every time.
Do you regularly find yourself with a plethora of brown spotted bananas? I know I do! I’m always looking for ways to use them up, see this recipe here, here and here. However, sometimes I like to try a little something new. A made a batch of these Banana Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting a few week
You have a couple brown spotted beauties, don’t ya? Join the club. I feel like there are brown spotted bananas sitting on my counter 90% of the time! I’m always looking for new ways to use them up. Butt
I have tried a lot of different banana bread recipes. This is one of my favorites because the outside gets so crispy, and sugary sweet. It has a really wonderful outer crust, while the inside stays moist. This recipe can be doubled, tripled…or I have even made it with 10 bananas before and quadr
Good mornin’ sunshine! I hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day Celebration. Hopefully as you browse the web this morning, your fingers aren’t burned from any firework mishaps. That would really be a shame, to have burned fingers. Or burned anything, for that matter!
We especially do
I went to dinner at my Mom’s house the other day. My brother Mark smoked some ribs that were out of this world fantastic and we had a great time visiting and catching up with each other. My mom made some corn bread that was seriously so wonderful I may or may not have dreamed about it that night.
This recipe is To. Die. For. I got it from the super great food blog, My Kitchen Cafe. Melanie has got a TREMENDOUS amount of fabulous food represented there. I had 6 bananas going brown on my counter, so I thought I would give her recipe a try. It’s different from other banana bread recipe
Last night after dinner, as my hands were elbow deep in a sink full of more dirty dishes than I dare admit, my counter top was littered with crumbs and sticky spots, the kitchen garbage can was overflowing, my children were grouchy and so was their mother and there were still several long
Bursting with sweet cinnamon flavor these Cinnamon Crumb Muffins are wonderful. The inside texture is nice and soft (not dry at all, mind you). The crumb topping is buttery, crispy and delightful. I hard time not consuming more than my fair share, truly. They would be fantastic to make for a brunch,
…really get to craving a warm cinnamon roll complete with a gooey cinnamon filling and a heavenly maple glaze dripping off the edge. Yum! Unfortunately, I don’t always have time to whip up a batch of homemade cinnamon rolls and I have to make other arrangemen
Just a bit of housekeeping first, dear reader. If you follow me on Facebook and have stopped receiving my daily recipe posts in your news feed, I am very sorry. For some reason Facebook has changed its policy and isn’t sending my updates to all readers, dang them. If you want to see these updates in
I am always looking for new ways to use Zucchini. My cute sister-in-law, Erin emailed me a recipe from Taste of Home last week for Orange Zucchini Bread. I didn’t have any oranges at the time, but enough coconut and lime to l
Hello, I trust everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Hope all your cooking went well, and there weren’t too many kitchen catastrophes. It seems there are often a few glitches now and then! I for one, made 1 wonderful pecan pie, and one pecan pie that turned into a soupy mess. A post to come s
The flavors of Cranberry, Almond and Orange just shout out Christmas Time…do they not? They are a wonderful threesome, I can tell you that. I had been dreaming and scheming of different ways to use these flavors this season when I remembered this wonderful recipe for Cranberry Almond Bread with O
Doesn’t February just feel great! It’s kind of like a breath of fresh air. Here in Utah we start to think…maybe, just maybe the snow is going to be done soon, the blue skies are going to return and we may even be able to unleash our young children out into nature to play a bit. We know in our
Won’t you tell me your name…
The name of these Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins has been the subject of a bit of a debate between TeenSonMark and I. When I was taking these pictures, I put a zucchini in the background for one or two shots. Mark sai
Another quick and easy recipe for you today my fine blog reading friends. I am in the mood for easy. Quick and easy is a blessing sometimes, isn’t it! Go ahead and nod your head.
I’m betting you agree with me!
Did you know
there are a lot of
There’s the kind of slow and easy that’s nice to listen to.
There are days that are easy breezy, where you get to sit under a tree, eat a picnic lunch and watch your kids run in the sun.
There’s cheap and easy that sho
These wonderful corn muffins come together in a snap and have less fat than most muffins. Quick and Healthy….two things that carry a lot of weight around here.
Well actually, we hope they help us NOT carry so much weight.
I would be happy as a lark if these beauties could automatically shav
I have been curious about Irish Soda Bread for some time now. I have seen recipes for it popping up here and there around the Internet and wondered if it was wonderful and tasty or kind of dry and boring. I don’t really care for dry and boring. (Not really my cup of tea, if you know what I a
If you are looking for a killer fabulous, side dish of wonder…this is it, my friends. Corn Bread and Corn Muffins have long been one of my favorite side dishes to serve with soup, chicken, pork, beef…(alright, they go well with just about anything!) This Jalapeno Cheddar version is fabulous. Now
Happy Tuesday everyone!If you happen to live in a house with an oven, do me a favor. Make this bread.Make it today and watch your family fall all the more in love with you. Just trust me. One bite and you will have died and gone straight to heaven. More love from your family and a guaranteed
Every time the calendar rolls around to Bleak Mid Winter I start to crave everything lemon. Beach Street Lemon Chicken, Luscious Lemon Pie and Blackberry Cashew Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Vinaigrette…to name just a few. Lemon is one of my very favo
I love recipes that come together quickly, use basic pantry ingredients and round out almost any meal with simple homemade goodness. I have a sneaking suspicion you like that kind of thing too, right? In fact, I would wager many of you came here today looking for something simple and great. Well, le
I came by a couple of beautiful bushels of fresh peaches last week and man did we enjoy them. They were heavenly, to be sure. I made a couple of batches of Fresh Peach Syrup (because my boy Mark loves it, and because he left for college yesterday morning and because I knew my heart would be a heavy
I have a super easy, incredibly quick and immensely satisfying game-day recipe to share with you today. Is that what you came here for? I sure hope so. The Super Bowl is creeping up on us after all…and this recipe would be fantastic to make and share with the football fans in your life.
Here comes the weekend!
I’ve got a whole day of canning spaghetti sauce planned for tomorrow. I’m hoping to have that recipe post up on Monday morning for you all.
But for today.
The most delicious Pumpkin Bread recipe this side of Texas.
Most likely the best Pumpkin Bre
This heavenly Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread has been living and breathing in my archives for 7 years now. It was one of the very first recipes I shared when I started this little blog of mine. Wow, I can’t believe it’s been that long! That’s a lot of water under the bridge, yes? I thought I would dus
Don’t look now…but this recipe is made with
Whole Wheat Flour.
I am not even joking here.
These muffins are moist, flavorful, packed with raisins and pecans and can be made in just about 30 minutes from start to finish.
They would be perfect to make for a weekend breakfast,
Put away your Kitchen Aid Mixer, and say good bye to the Bosch, baby. All you need for this fabulous dinner addition is a bowl, a wooden spoon, some BASIC baking ingredients, and about 25 minutes. I received this recipe from my sweet friend Julie earlier today. They sounded good (and fast) so