Author Archives for Laura

Ginger Ale Meatballs

March 25, 2009 7:09 am Published by 6 Comments

I am sure many of you have heard of the cookbook “101 Things to Do With a Cake Mix”. Well the author, Stephanie Ashcraft, actually was living here in Utah when she started that book. She originally printed the book herself and got local groceries stores to carry it. She also did cooking classes with... Read More


Baked Potatoes – Endless Possibilities

March 24, 2009 6:35 am Published by 1 Comment

So today’s post isn’t really a recipe, but hopefully it will have you looking at baked potatoes differently. A lot of this information came from a recipe article in my Jan/Feb issue of Simple and Delicious. Baked potatoes are really versatile and are a great way to use up leftovers from the fridge. With the... Read More


Wild Blueberry Muffin Tops

March 23, 2009 7:14 am Published by 7 Comments

This recipe comes straight from the Betty Crocker website. I do like to use her muffin mixes and the wild blueberry muffin mix is one of my favorites. When I saw this recipe, it made me think if a Seinfeld episode about muffin tops. I have included a condensed You Tube version of the episode.... Read More


Root Beer Float Cake

March 21, 2009 8:23 am Published by 8 Comments

This recipe today is another one I found in an old Southern Living Magazine. It’s another cake recipe, but not a cupcake. Just a regular 9 x 13 cake. I was interested in it because it uses root beer in both the cake and the frosting. Now my family’s choice of root beer happens to... Read More


Fast and Easy Pizza Dough

March 20, 2009 6:14 am Published by 20 Comments

After posting my recipe for quick pizza dough, I had several comments about the dough being bland. I looked through my files and found another quick pizza dough that the ingredients would give the dough some flavor. It happen to come from My Kitchen Cafe, one of my favorite sites. So I knew it would... Read More


Mandarin Chicken

March 19, 2009 6:16 am Published by 8 Comments

When I got married, I knew that my husband didn’t like Chinese food. I on the other hand I love it. I like to follow Bobby at Blog Chef. This site really specializes in Chinese food at home. I couldn’t resist giving some of the recipes a try. The thing is, my husband has enjoyed... Read More


Ham and Cheese Omelet Roll | realmomkitchen.com

Ham and Cheese Omelet Roll

March 18, 2009 7:06 am Published by 10 Comments

This is a fun way to do omelets. I also think it is easier than the traditional when you have several omelets to make. I originally go this recipe from a Taste of Home magazine. The recipe makes 12 servings in a jelly roll pan, but I reduce the recipe to make 6 servings in... Read More


Mimi’s Cafe Carrot Raisin Nut Bread

March 17, 2009 7:03 am Published by 11 Comments

One of the reasons I go to eat at Mimi’s Cafe is for their Carrot Raisin Nut Bread. When I saw this recipe at My Recipe Garden, I absolutely had to try it. Now, I am not a big fan of raisins. About the only things I like them in is cereal or oatmeal cookies.... Read More


Thin Mint Cupcakes

March 16, 2009 7:05 am Published by 22 Comments

Here is a great treat for St. Paddy’s Day! I got the cupcake idea from The Food Librarian. Now she used the Girl Scout’s Thin Mint cookies, I cheated and used Keebler Grasshopper cookies. Either one will do. She made a cream cheese frosting for her cupcakes and left the frosting white. I used a... Read More


Reuben Sandwich

March 14, 2009 7:30 am Published by 5 Comments

For all of you who like Facebook, you can now follow Real Mom Kitchen there. Just go to this link to become a follwer! I also need one more person to confirm I’m the author, so if your the first one to get there please cornfirm me! Here is a yummy sandwich you can make... Read More