Author Archives for Laura

Strawberry, Kiwi, and Spinach Salad

June 5, 2009 6:26 am Published by 3 Comments

This time of year I really love a good salad, especially one that takes advantage of seasonal fruit. Angel Shannon recently shared this recipe on Good Things Utah (a local TV show). She got the recipe from a recipe book titled “On the side” by Deanna Buxton. She is also the author of The Worldwide... Read More


Pineapple and Green Chile Pork Tacos

June 4, 2009 7:23 am Published by 19 Comments

I am back now. I even put a post up late yesterday, so make sure to check that one out too. This is another great crock pot recipe. I adapted it from I recipe I saw on Prudence Pennywise. It was a hit with the whole family. The recipe also made enough for two meals,... Read More


3 Envelope Roast

June 3, 2009 5:18 pm Published by 19 Comments

I now have time to get a post done. I’ll be back again tomorrow morning with another one for you. I found this recipe over at My Sister’s Kitchen, she adapted the recipe from Big Oven. I love a good crock pot recipe and this is now added to my go-to list. It is also... Read More


White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Blondies | realmomkitchen.com

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Blondies

May 30, 2009 6:34 am Published by 12 Comments

One of my all time favorite cookies is White Chocolate Macadamia nut cookies, especially Mrs. Field’s. I saw this recipe on Erin’s Food Files. She apparently got the recipe from Loves to Eat who got the recipe from Emeril. The original recipe says to bake it in a 9 x9 pan, Erin cooked it in... Read More


Chocolate Mousse Cake

May 29, 2009 6:04 am Published by 21 Comments

It was my husband’s birthday right after Mother’s Day. I knew I needed to make him a chocolate cake because that’s his absolute favorite. I had leftover mousse from my Mother’s Day crepes and decided to create this cake. It was tasty and a hit with him and the family. You could use whatever chocolate... Read More


Cake Mix Cookies

May 28, 2009 7:05 am Published by 13 Comments

“Treat Week” continues. You’re gonna LOVE this one. Everyone needs this recipe! I got it from a neighbor years ago. The cake mix makes these cookies a breeze to put together. You can use what ever cake mix flavor you like and mix in what ever you like. Our family favorite is devil’s food cake... Read More


Banana Caramel Coconut Crepes

May 27, 2009 6:05 am Published by 11 Comments

Here is another yummy way to fill a crepe. This idea was shared recently by Amy Richardson on Studio 5, a local TV show. I really loved the toasted macadamia nuts and coconut! This recipe however was missing something for me. So next time, instead of filling it with whipped cream I’m gonna make the... Read More


Mousse Filled Crepes

May 26, 2009 7:11 am Published by 9 Comments

This week is going to be “Treat Week”. I have a good back log of dessert recipes that I need to share. I know a lot of you like to come here for main dish recipes and I promise that next week I’ll give you a good one. I have a great crock pot recipe... Read More


English Muffin Bread

May 22, 2009 6:19 am Published by 4 Comments

Most of you who follow me regularly know that I am a bread girl. I love my bread! Recently, I was perusing through foodgawker and tastespotting and found this recipe on one of those sites. It comes from Kate at Cooking During Stolen Moments. The main thing that caught my attention was this was another... Read More


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Chocolate Chip Cookies

May 21, 2009 6:03 am Published by 20 Comments

Nothing beats a good, classic chocolate chip cookie. There are so many versions out there. This recipe comes from my husbands family. I made these cookies with him several times before we got married and since we got married it’s my go to recipe for chocolate chip cookies. I like this recipe because it uses... Read More