August 2014

Potluck Banana Cake

I found this recipe about 5 years ago and have been making it for family gatherings ever since. The coffee-flavored frosting complements the...

Cream Cheese Cookie Cups

Need a quick dessert? Try these yummy cookie bites. For a pretty look, use an icing bag to pipe the filling into the cups, then top each wit...

Flan Cake (Flan Impossible)

This Flan Cake (Flan Imposible) is a unique alternative for family and friends entertaining. You'll love the layered look and flavors of...

Paul's Pumpkin Bars

These are very moist, and so far I haven't found anyone who doesn't love them! Paul's Pumpkin Bars Makes 2 dozen Ingredients: 4 ...

Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting

This is one of my favorite "fancy" cakes for special occasions. Perfect for spring and summer as it is so light and fresh tasting....

Chantal's New York Cheesecake

This cake is easy to make, and it's so delicious. Everyone that's tried it has said it tasted just like the ones in a deli! You'...

Apple Slab Pie

A good choice if the school or church asks you to bring dessert. Kind of like Dutch apple pie.. Apple Slab Pie makes 1 - 10x15 inch pie Ingr...

Mom's Soft and Moist Zucchini Bread

My mother has been making the yummiest moist Zucchini bread for as long as I can remember. The name sounds like some health food bread meant...

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

When I found this recipe on Recipezaar, I thought it looked yummy. Then when I saw it has almost 500 five-star ratings, I knew I had to try ...

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

A friend made this for the dessert at a work gathering and OH MY GAH! It was DIVINE! Never before have I ever wanted to just stick my face i...

Whipped Cream Mousse Frosting

A friend of mine requested a light whipped cream mousse-like frosting for her Mother's Day cake. This is what I came up with. If you are...

Easy Cherry Turnovers

These sweet little breakfast pastries are not only easy to make, but they're the perfect blend of buttery pastry dough, tart cherries an...

Perfect New York Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my husband’s favorite, but I’ve always been scared away by horror stories of falling and cracking. Well, his birthday is this ...

No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert

I've made this many times and am always asked for the recipe!! I use one box of cheesecake instant pudding and one box of french vanilla...

The Best Lemon Bars

I made these last night and they came out perfect! I’ve been searching for a recipe that’s just right, not too sweet/lemony. One change I ma...

Triple Chocolate Cake Mousse

I have made this chocolate cake. It turned out great. I find that it is a cross between browney and chocolate cake. That is what I like abou...

Gram's Galumpki

My mom made these at least once a month throughout my childhood. The only difference  was she used tomato juice and thinly sliced onion on t...

Rustic Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake Tart

I love chocolate, but I also love desserts like this one. Lemon curd and raspberries sound delicious! My mom and I worked together to make a...

Cream Cheese Apple Coffee Cake

As the mornings start to get a little colder and fall begins to really get into full swing, I find myself craving coffee and baked goods in ...

DIY Chocolate Chip Danish

I’ve wanted to make a Danish-style pastry for months now, but I kept putting it off. I don’t know why. I finally did it and now I’m wonderin...

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites

I just made these to take to a potluck lunch and I’m afraid there aren’t going to be any left for me to take in a moment! They are addicting...

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

These are fabulous! Switched it up a bit and filled the cones with very frozen ice cream before finishing them quickly. Stored in the fridge...

Easy Homemade Bread Recipe

An Easy Homemade Bread Recipe: A little background My family is full of really fantastic cooks. My stepmom, my mother-in-law, my sisters--al...

Perfect Chicken

Pinterest is fantastic as I am sure that you all know! I saw this recipe for the perfect chicken and have made it several times. I use it fo...

Bacon Ranch Chicken Bake

I tried this for dinner last night and LOVED it! I used different bacon and different ranch but it was still amazing! Next time I will make ...

Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas

Tried them and worked out great! Replaced the olive oil with coconut oil and added a little vanilla extract instead of sugar. Once I had the...

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

I just made these for part of a care package a bunch of moms make for our boys. Just a note…I was having a bit of a sticky issue when making...

Strawberry Shortcake Stuffed Golden Oreo Truffles

Strawberries are my favorite – so juicy, sweet and gorgeous! They do create a delightful and summery dessert! I love the regular Oreos (blac...

Crunchy Granola Bars

It's a simple recipe that uses ingredients I almost always have on hand. To ensure that these bars are super crunchy, the recipe calls f...

Simple Homemade Sausage Patties

Assembling pork sausages is a snap and, as always, if you use best-quality ingredients, it's hard to beat homemade.From the book "M...

Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole

This creamy casserole can be made a day ahead, refrigerated and then baked just before dinner. Using frozen vegetables makes this dish a cin...

Golden Corral Rolls

Golden Corral Rolls Yields 24 rolls Ingredients:     1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast (reg size)     1⁄4 cup water, very warm     1⁄3 ...

Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake with hints of cinnamon and clove made super moist by pineapple as a secret ingredient.  Carrot Cake is fast becoming the...

Vanilla Slice

Vanilla Slice Ingredients-:     3 packets (9g each) vanilla sugar     8 oz whipping cream + 1 stabilizer     150 g / 5 ¼ oz corn starch     ...

Broiled Lobster Tails

Here is a fancy way to bring a little "surf" to any "turf" dinner!  It's pretty easy too... You will need: 2 lobster...

The Best Fruit Dip Ever

I made this dip for my son’s birthday party this weekend. I made 1 vanilla and 1 chocolate. I should have thought the chocolate through, usi...

Hawaiian Cheese Cake Bars

Hawaiian Cheese Cake Bars Serves: should make 12-16 pieces depending on how large you slice your bars Ingredients: 2 c flour 1 c sugar 1 c b...

Cookies n' Creme Cupcakes

Milk's favorite cookie, in cupcake form. These cupcakes are the best chocolate cupcake recipe I've ever made, with a whole oreo cook...

White Almond Wedding Cake

A secret ingredient of sour cream makes this cake so moist, dense, and delicious! I use this recipe for my kids' birthdays, but it's...

Brown Sugar Poundcakes with Brown Butter Icing

These are incredibly delicious, especially the glaze topping. I think next I might try the glaze with a lighter British fairy cake mixture i...

Pioneer Woman Perfect Salmon

I love seafood. If it came out of the ocean, I love it. Lobster, mussels, oysters, crab fish, sushi, I love it all and then some. I love to ...

Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes

Pineapple, warm butter, gooey brown sugar and cherries are the delicious flavors that make up a pineapple-upside down cake. Now you can have...

Pineapple Sunshine Cake

This cake has quickly become a family and work favorite. It's light and refreshing!.. This is a lovely cake and one that I am proud to h...

Billionaire Bars

So easy and so good! 1) The butter separated from the caramel mixture after about 5 mins, but patience and a whisk brought it back by the ti...