June 2016

Sweet Potato Toast: 3 Ways

This is a fun way to sneak some veggies into your family's diet! You can't even taste the sweet potato. These are good. I did add 1/...

The Best Brownies

I doubled the recipe and made a 9x13 pan of these brownies for a party, and everybody loved them! I also entered them in my local county fai...

12 Unique Lemonade Recipes For Summer

12 Unique Lemonade Recipes For Summer Now that summer is officially here, it’s time to beat the heat with a tall glass of fresh lemonade! Bu...

Italian Fresh Cream Lemon Cake

A hit with my family! Light, moist, and flavorful. As others suggested, used lemon cake and lemon pudding, also substituted 1/4 c of water f...

Sugar Milk Pie

I found this recipe in my late Mom’s recipe box.  It was cut out of a newspaper….very old and yellowed.  I wish it would have had a date, I ...

Sugar Milk Pie

I found this recipe in my late Mom’s recipe box.  It was cut out of a newspaper….very old and yellowed.  I wish it would have had a date, I ...

Lemon Cream

Really good. I didn't have real lemons for juice, so I used the little yellow bottled kind, which doesn't really taste like fresh, s...

The Best Sugar Cookies Ever!

I wish I could give these cookies a 10! I absolutely love these and made over 12 dozen over the holidays. I had to make so many because they...

Cloud-like Lemon Cupcakes

 Cloud-like Lemon Cupcakes For the cake:     4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1 tablespoon pieces     1 1/2 cups granulated sugar    ...

Homemade Magic Shell

Try this homemade magic shell ice cream topping recipe, and be amazed at how simple and delicious (and customizable!) it is. Using only two ...

Pan-fried Honey Bananas

Oh Boy, Do I have a sweet-tooth tonight!  I made brownies last night with cinnamon applesauce and coffee. They surprisingly turned out yummy...

Amish Sweet Bread

This is a foolproof recipe provided you just follow the steps, watch your measurements of flour, have good yeast, and keep the temp at least...

Italian Pastry Cream

I bake all the time - almost every day but I don't often make pastry cream. The only reason I made this recipe was because I had a lot o...

The Science Behind Temperatures - Baking Temperature Comparison

Have you ever wondered why most cakes are baked at 350ᵒ F?  And why do cookbooks and baking authorities make such a fuss about making sure y...

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

I used this recipe, actually, as a starting point. Here are the changes I made: first, I made only one pie instead of two, so I halved the i...

15 Lower-Carb Whole Food Swaps

If you’re looking for ways to cut down on carbs without switching to pricey (and processed) low-carb alternatives, try some of these nutrien...

Snickerdoodle Apple Cobbler

This was great but I have a few suggestions that I hope will make it better. First, the appels could be cut a bit smaller. Next put about a ...

Magnolia Bakery's Famous Banana Pudding

This is the same recipe that my mother has made for years, and it is often said that it was this pudding that helped her snag her husband. I...

Old Fashioned Butter Cake

I've baked this cake at least a dozen times & always get rave reviews. The cake is very moist with great flavor. It tastes even bett...

Best Key Lime Pie

This recipe was my second choice, but should have been my first!! I made two pies for Easter from a different recipe that called for eggs, a...

You’ve Totally Been Making Banana Bread The Wrong Way Your Entire Life

This is what winning looks like: Upside-Down Banana Bread Here’s a video that shows you how it’s made: INGREDIENTS Servings: 6-8 4-5 ripe ba...

Peanut Butter Cookie Brownies

Fantastic Brownies! This is quite a refreshing change from the usual chocolate brownies, and it was very enjoyable! It was easily made in ab...

Bobby Flay Throw-Down Cookies

Okay, Ya'll here's the REAL deal. I've made all of the TOP choc chip cookie recies on our wonderful site here and I'm here t...

Soft and Light Japanese Cheesecake

A light and fluffy cheesecake made with whipped eggs and very little cream cheese." This was my first time baking a cheesecake. I like ...

World’s Greatest Peanut Butter Cookies

I made these today in order to use up the peanut butter in my pantry. Here are my experiences: preparation: I only changed the recipe slight...

How to Make Mirror Glaze (Shiny) Cakes

How to Make Mirror Glaze (Shiny) Cakes Ingredients: 20 g Gelatin Powder,  120 g Water,  300 g Glucose,  300 g Sugar,  150 g Water,  200 g S...

5-ingredient white queso

For anyone who may be looking to lighten this recipe up just a bit, or for anyone following the current Weight Watchers program, a few subst...

Strawberries and Cream Bars

Fancy and delectable. My picky group of friends just loved it. It's refreshing and delicious. I baked the cookie crust for 15 minutes ex...

Crème Brûlée

Stop everything right now and get your shit together and make these incredible homemade and delicious crème brûlées.   Here’s what you will ...

Chocolate PB “Ice Cream”

I used the ingredients for this recipe but I used the method described in F rench Chocolate Ice Cream to put it together. That recipe has si...

The WORST Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ok, I just finished making these cookies. First off, I was super excited to find a recipe that has so many awesome reviews. Reviews mean eve...

Banana Cheesecake Rollups

It definitely tastes like dessert.  Warm, crispy and sweet – but you can serve this for breakfast!  It is perfect for those on the go mornin...

Reese’s Bottom Cheesecake!

Made these last night! They were delicious, but I mixed mine with a mixer for too long, as they were very fluffy and had a “whipped” consist...

Healthy and SUPER easy 3 Ingredient Cookies

Healthy and SUPER easy 3 ingredient recipes! The perfect guilt-free snacks and treats!  - If you’re craving cookies but you’re on a diet, th...

Crispy Balls

There are a couple of "secrets" to making the perfect gooey Rice Krispie Treats: (1) the stovetop is THE way to go (the pan washes...

10 Blow Your Mind Dipping Sauce Recipes That You Need To Try

A great dipping sauce can make or break your favorite recipe, or just take it to a whole new level. It’s also fun to use your favorite condi...

8 Staple Smoothies You Should Know How to Make

It doesn’t get more healthy that a green smoothie, now does it? Green smoothies sound (and, honestly, look) like they wouldn’t taste the gre...

Peanut Butter Oat Squares

This quick, no-bake treat is just too good to pass up! My kids love them, and I certainly don’t feel guilty eating a few squares myself. Yea...

Cookie Dough Dip

Although this dessert dip does not taste like cookie dough that much (mostly because the cream cheese taste is very prevalent), it is still ...

Butter Pecan Cookies

I just finished making a double batch of these wonderful cookies. I don't understand what other reviewers mean when they say this recipe...