Author Archives for Laura

Chocolate Panna Cotta

September 12, 2009 6:35 am Published by 11 Comments

I have never had panna cotta before, but when I saw Tami from Kneader’s Bakery make it a while back on Good Things Utah, I decided to give it a try. Panna cotta is an Italian dessert that means “cooked cream” and is usually made with cream, milk, sugar, and gelatin. It is actually pretty... Read More

Crock Pot Chops and Gravy

September 11, 2009 6:39 am Published by 11 Comments

I have another great crock pot recipe for you. This is one that I adapted from a recipe I found on What’s for Dinner… and Dessert?. I wanted to have a good amount of gravy with this in order to serve it with mashed potatoes on the side. The original gravy was also too salty... Read More

Zucchini Whoopie Pies

September 10, 2009 5:59 am Published by 8 Comments

Here’s anther one, I know, but it’s a good one. My husband especially loved these whoopie pies. I found this recipe at Cook Woman Food. The cookie has a nice mixture of spices. You can really taste the nutmeg and cloves and the cinnamon helps round the whole thing out. Then you put cream cheese... Read More

Southwestern Beef |

Southwestern Beef

September 9, 2009 5:49 am Published by 20 Comments

I love this recipe! It comes from one of my favorite sites, Our Best Bites. I also love it because it is a Mexican dish which my family loves. Plus it’s made in a crock pot. I love a good crock pot meal! The flavor of this meat is fabulous!It includes two spices that I... Read More

Another Zucchini Bread

September 8, 2009 6:34 am Published by 2 Comments

I know, I said I was done with zucchini. However, my garden is still over flowing with it. So on Saturday I spent the afternoon baking. I made the chocolate chip zucchini muffins I have shared before and then I made a couple loaves of this bread to try. I got the recipe from Amber’s... Read More

Pain Perdue |

Pain Perdu (a.k.a. french toast)

September 7, 2009 6:47 am Published by 7 Comments

Happy Labor Day!  I recently got a new issue of Cooking Light magazine. It’s the September issue and it looks beautiful. They redesigned the magazine and it show in this issue. They asked readers for what they wanted from the magazine as part of the redesign. Readers asked for a photo with every recipe along... Read More

Perfect Crispy Potatoes

September 5, 2009 7:46 pm Published by 6 Comments

So when I made Melissa’s Crispy Skinned Chicken a l’Orange I also made the Perfect Crispy Potato recipe from the same episode. I must say I don’t think I’ll make the chicken and potatoesfor the same meal. It was a little crazy doing both of those dishes with my children bothering me, plus it did... Read More

Crispy-Skinned Chicken a l’Orange and a Giveaway

September 4, 2009 7:55 pm Published by 274 Comments

Today, I am starting off with a fabulous giveaway. I must admit it’s the best one that I have had to date. I am even jealous and wish I could win. This item would also be perfect to cook today’s chicken recipe in. I get to give a Le Creuset Iron Handle Skillet in their... Read More

Orange Zucchini Cake

September 3, 2009 7:55 pm Published by 9 Comments

Ok, I think this may be my last zucchini post for this year. I found this recipe on Kara’s Kitchen Creations. This is the same site I got the Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Cake recipe from. This cake turned out excellent. Loved the citrus flavor. Now this time I used some Pam cooking spray that is... Read More

Teriyaki Sliders

September 2, 2009 5:47 am Published by 10 Comments

We went on vacation this Summer with my parents. While we were there, I was looking at an issue of Family Circle that my mom brought with her. The issue had a bunch a recipes I wanted to try and this recipe happen to be one of them. However, we made it a little bit... Read More