Author Archives for Laura

Reese’s Brownies

July 21, 2009 7:05 am Published by 12 Comments

My family is big brownie fans. For the most part, I have to admit I hardly ever make brownies completely from scratch. I really love the Betty Crocker brownie mix. However, I usually jazz them mix up in one way or another. This time I decided it would be fun to make a Reese’s peanut... Read More

Mini Mexican Pizzas

July 20, 2009 6:14 am Published by 7 Comments

So the other day I was trying to figure out what to fix for lunch. With the kids out of school for the summer, rice cakes for lunch (my usual fast lunch) just wouldn’t cut it. Also being that my children have been raised by a foodie, peanut butter and jam doesn’t work for lunch... Read More

Easy Grilled Panini Sandwiches |

Easy Grilled Panini Sandwiches

July 18, 2009 6:41 am Published by 5 Comments

I don’t have a panini grill, but I like to make panini sandwiches using my George Foreman Grill. It works just as good. I have seen other contraptions you can but to make them on you outdoor grill, but I don’t want to spend the money to buy one. I recently saw a recipe in... Read More

Quick Pasta Carbonara |

Quick Pasta Carbonara

July 17, 2009 7:18 am Published by 6 Comments

This is another one of the recipes from the Kraft Foods/Sam’s Club dinner planner. I have seen pasta recipes before that use cream cheese to create the white sauce, but have never tried them. I’ve always stuck with a butter and cream combo. This dish was easy to prepare and very tasty. The whole family... Read More

Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert

July 16, 2009 6:18 am Published by 19 Comments

This is a recipe I got years ago from a Quick Cooking magazine (now Simple and Delicious). It is quick, easy, and a fun dessert for Summer. Ice cream sandwiches are great, but even better when you add hot fudge topping, nuts, and whipped topping. Love it! Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert 19 ice cream sandwiches1... Read More

Cheesy Southwest Chicken Sandwiches

July 15, 2009 7:00 am Published by 3 Comments

This recipe is another one that came from the Kraft Foods/ Sam’s Club dinner planner. This was a tasty sandwich that’s perfect for Summer. The recipe says to cook the chicken in a skillet on the stove top, but I elected to cook it on my outdoor grill. I also couldn’t cook my chicken without... Read More

Pomegranate Coolers

July 14, 2009 6:06 am Published by 3 Comments

This is a quick and easy drink that is so delicious. I got it in an email I get from Every Day with Rachel Ray. This combination of ingredients is excellent. The fresh mint adds a nice element to this drink. You need to mix some of this up to drink as you relax on... Read More

Cheesy Fiesta Pasta Bake

July 13, 2009 5:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This is a recipe that came with The Kraft Foods and Sam’s Club meal planner. I must admit I usually don’t like mac and cheese dishes that are made with Velveeta. I usually only like Velveeta if it’s used in a dip. However, this version was not bad. I made a small dish of this... Read More

Fillo Peanut Butter Cups and Giveaway Winners

July 11, 2009 7:00 am Published by 3 Comments

And the winner is….. The Queen who said… “The Berry Lemonade Cooler looks yummy, and cool!=” wins the $40 Sam’s Club Gift Card. AndTracy who said…” I can’t wait to try the BLT pizza. I think it looks delicious. I also thought the berry lemonade coolers looked good. Especially on a hot summer day here... Read More

Crescent Veggie Pizza

July 10, 2009 7:10 am Published by 14 Comments

Here’s another recipe that will perfect to serve as part of a tea party. I recently purchased two new tubs of Kraft Philadelphia cream cheese. They had two new flavors that sounded fabulous, spinach and artichoke and sun dried tomato and basil. I wanted to use them to make a crescent veggie pizza recipe that... Read More