December 2013

Ice Cream Pretzel Cake

Our family loved a dessert we had at a local restaurant, so I invented my own version for a birthday party,, It was a big hit. It's simp...

Sinful Cinnamon Rolls

The cool thing about this recipe is, that you can make the dough the night before.  Then, all you need to do the next morning, is take it ou...

Saltine Toffee

Made these last night w/toasted sliced almonds to take on our tacky light tour. I opened my roll of foil & realized I didn't have en...

Lazy Ice Cream Cake

We all love ice cream cake, but who has the time to make it? Thankfully the lazy ice cream cake actually exists, and we can all roll around ...

Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Won my work's pumkin pie contest with this one! The Orange Zest is definitley something that sets this one apart! Pecan Pumpkin Pie make...

Blueberries and Cream Pie With No Roll Pie Crust

I must admit I was a bit hesitant about the no roll crust but, much to my delight, it came out great! Also, the filling is lovely, and the l...

Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

A hidden layer of bittersweet chocolate coats the crumb crust, semisweet imparts a silken smoothness to the customary custard, and a drizzle...

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad Servings: 8 to 10 servings Ingredients: 1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple 2 cup boiling water 2 10-ounce packages fro...

Dinner Rolls

These warm, buttery rolls only take a little hands-on prep (the yeast does all the work), kids love to help shape them, and they fill the ho...

Black Pepper Shrimp

Black Pepper Shrimp Servings: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 lb fresh shrimp, unpeeled 8 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoon garlic, chopped 4 tablesp...

Vegan Cupcakes

These taste amazing and are quick to make! You can play around and substitute different milks, oils and extracts; just about any will work,,...

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts with Chile Cheese Sauce

I love the intense, smoky flavor of chipotle peppers, which are actually dried and smoked jalapeƱos. Use more or less of the peppers dependi...

Lemon Chicken Piccata

This delicious chicken dish is exquisite and easy to prepare. The light and luscious lemon sauce really pops without being too acidic; it is...

Cinnamon Rolls

"Here's an easy alternative to buying those famous cinnamon rolls in the mall. They taste exactly the same, and the dough is made i...

Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies

These brownies have been a favorite in my family since I was a small child. Because they're so popular, I usually double the recipe. Gre...

Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Ah, Pie. Pie is a weird form of dessert to me. You can throw anything into a pie crust; it seems nothing is off limits. People put weird thi...