Author Archives for Laura

Over the Top Brownies

June 11, 2009 4:39 am Published by 10 Comments

Ever wonder what would happen if you combined a cream cheese brownie with a rocky road brownie? Well wonder no more. I saw this recipe on My Baking Addiction and it called my name. The original recipe came from Betty Crocker. They call it a “Double Chocolate Rocky Road Cookie Bar”. My Baking Addiction shortened... Read More


Baked Rigatoni

June 10, 2009 6:35 am Published by 9 Comments

Here is a yummy pasta dish that I discovered on a site called Recipes of a Cheapskate. It was a great way to use up leftover ham that I had. It’s basically like a white mac and cheese with ham in it. You could use any pasta that you have on hand. I used mini... Read More


Fresh Strawberry Muffins

June 9, 2009 7:30 am Published by 28 Comments

Last year we planted strawberry plants, but you don’t get strawberries until the year. Well it’s that time now, and my husband and kids harvested our first batch. My cute husband came in and immediately washed the strawberries. I told him you aren’t suppose to wash them, until your ready to use them. So I... Read More


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Hot Hoagies

June 8, 2009 6:28 am Published by 12 Comments

This is another great recipe that I found from Melanie at My Kitchen Cafe. In the summer, we tend to make a lot of sandwiches. This one is different and you eat it hot from the oven. It doesn’t have to cook for too long, so your house shouldn’t get too hot. However, I think... Read More


Root Beer Cupcakes

June 6, 2009 7:22 am Published by 10 Comments

Here is a root beer cupcake that actually tastes like root beer. I found the recipe on the Cupcake Project. She got the cupcake recipe from a site called Bittersweet. Now the cupcake project made a frosting with cream soda extract in it. She had to order the extract online. I wasn’t wanting to wait... Read More


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 20 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


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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