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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Blondies |

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 22 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

Cake Mix Cookies

May 28, 2009 7:05 am Published by 14 Comments

“Treat Week” continues. You’re gonna LOVE this one. Everyone needs this recipe! I got it from a neighbor years ago. The cake mix makes these cookies a breeze to put together. You can use what ever cake mix flavor you like and mix in what ever you like. Our family favorite is devil’s food cake... Read More

Banana Caramel Coconut Crepes

May 27, 2009 6:05 am Published by 11 Comments

Here is another yummy way to fill a crepe. This idea was shared recently by Amy Richardson on Studio 5, a local TV show. I really loved the toasted macadamia nuts and coconut! This recipe however was missing something for me. So next time, instead of filling it with whipped cream I’m gonna make the... Read More

Mousse Filled Crepes

May 26, 2009 7:11 am Published by 9 Comments

This week is going to be “Treat Week”. I have a good back log of dessert recipes that I need to share. I know a lot of you like to come here for main dish recipes and I promise that next week I’ll give you a good one. I have a great crock pot recipe... Read More

English Muffin Bread

May 22, 2009 6:19 am Published by 5 Comments

Most of you who follow me regularly know that I am a bread girl. I love my bread! Recently, I was perusing through foodgawker and tastespotting and found this recipe on one of those sites. It comes from Kate at Cooking During Stolen Moments. The main thing that caught my attention was this was another... Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookies |

Chocolate Chip Cookies

May 21, 2009 6:03 am Published by 20 Comments

Nothing beats a good, classic chocolate chip cookie. There are so many versions out there. This recipe comes from my husbands family. I made these cookies with him several times before we got married and since we got married it’s my go to recipe for chocolate chip cookies. I like this recipe because it uses... Read More

Tasty Burgers

May 20, 2009 6:14 am Published by 10 Comments

With Memorial weekend approaching, I had to share this recipe with you. This is my favorite way to cook good old hamburgers on the grill. The secret ingredient is McCormick’s Grill Mates hamburger seasoning. This seasoning blend includes salt, pepper, chili pepper, onion, red bell peppers, sugar, and garlic. It give your burger great flavor.... Read More

French Toast Souffle |

French Toast Souffle

May 19, 2009 6:11 am Published by 15 Comments

Recently, on Good Things Utah (a local tv show) they had Tami Vincent from Kneader’s Bakery share a recipe for French Toast Souffle. Kneader’s is this wonderful bakery/restaurant here in Utah. I like to go there and have their turkey cranberry croissant sandwich. It’s a very yummy place to go. Now, this recipe originally called... Read More

Pigs in a Blanket

May 18, 2009 5:56 am Published by 5 Comments

Usually when I make pigs in a blanket I go for convenience and use crescent dough to wrap them in. Recently my mother-in-law made some with a homemade dough and recommended the recipe to me. It happens to come from Taste of Home. Now, these piggies do take a little time to make, but most... Read More