Author Archives for Laura

BLT Pizza and a Giveaway

July 8, 2009 7:05 am Published by 92 Comments

My experience with the Kraft Foods and Sam’s Club Dinner Planner is almost over. It has been really fun to be a part of this. In case you didn’t know, I was one of five bloggers selected by Kraft Foods to work on the Kraft Foods and Sam’s Club Two Week Dinner Planner program. I... Read More

Pecan Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast with Almond Citrus Syrup

July 7, 2009 6:45 am Published by 7 Comments

This recipe is one I created for Father’s Day breakfast for my hubby. After making the strawberry stuffed french toast, I was looking through my breakfast file of recipes to try and came across a stuffed french toast recipe from Allrecipes. It sounded yummy but I wasn’t in love with the entire recipe. So I... Read More

Double Chocolate Crunch Homemade Ice Cream |

Double Chocolate Crunch Homemade Ice Cream

July 6, 2009 6:50 am Published by 11 Comments

I love a good homemade ice cream. It’s the perfect treat on a hot summer day! For the 4th of July, I made some for our BBQ. My family loves Oreo and I saw this recipe on Pinching Your Pennies. Not only does it involves Oreos, but the ice cream is chocolate. It was delicious.... Read More

Berry Lemonade Coolers |

Berry Lemonade Coolers and Happy 4th

July 4, 2009 7:27 am Published by 5 Comments

Happy 4th of July everyone! Happy Birthday America! Hope hope you all have a wonderful enjoyable day with friends, family, and food! This last minute recipe came from the Kraft Foods/ Sam’s Club two week dinner planner. It would be an easy addition to your 4th of July BBQ. It’s basically strawberry lemonade, but you... Read More

Patriotic Cupcakes |

Patriotic Cupcakes

July 3, 2009 7:09 am Published by 12 Comments

Here is a last minute dessert idea for your 4th of July celebration. These Patriotic Cupcakes are too cute! A box cake mix makes them easy to make. This recipe came from Quick Cooking (now Simple and Delicious). The recipe makes 18, however I decided to stretch it it 24. It worked ok, but I... Read More

A Giveaway and Fun 4th Ideas

July 2, 2009 6:14 am Published by 122 Comments

Today I don’t really have a recipe to share, but I have something fun to giveaway and a couple of fun ideas for the 4th of July. Of course both of these ideas involve food! The first thing I want to share with you is a fun pan from DuPont called the Flip It. They... Read More

Cupcake Shortcakes

July 1, 2009 6:15 am Published by 16 Comments

I love strawberry shortcake. However, I have never been a fan of those cake cups you buy in the grocery store. I always just make a cake from a box mix instead. So the other day when I was going to make the cake for my shortcake, I thought why not do cupcakes. The thing... Read More

BBQ Toasted Patty Melts |

BBQ Toasted Patty Melts

June 30, 2009 6:22 am Published by 3 Comments

Today I wanted to give you an update on how things have been going with the Kraft Foods and Sam’s Club Two Week Dinner Planner Program. If you aren’t an avid follower, I was one of five bloggers selected by Kraft Foods to work on the Kraft Foods and Sam’s Club Two Week Dinner Planner... Read More

Cucumber Salad |

Cucumber Salad

June 29, 2009 6:16 am Published by 6 Comments

This is a great salad for summer! It’s great for barbecues because it isn’t a mayo based salad. It is different from the normal barbecue food. Also, it is a great salad to make if you have a summer vegetable garden. You can use up those tomatoes and cucumbers. This is a recipe that comes... Read More

Make You Cry Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Pie

June 27, 2009 5:57 am Published by 13 Comments

For Father’s Day, I decided to create this pie for my husband. Ice cream is a favorite treat this time of year, so why not make it even better by making a pie with it. Now when I made this pie I used Dreyer’s Loaded Chocolate Chip Brownie Mint Ice Cream. Now you can use... Read More