Author Archives for Laura

My Blogoversary, a Giveaway, and Sopapilla Cheesecake

April 18, 2009 6:57 am Published by 118 Comments

Tomorrow is my actual blogoversary, but I’m doing my post for it today. It’s hard to believe it has been one whole year since I started this blog. Today’s post makes 303 total posts since I began. I am so grateful to Melanie at My Kitchen Cafe, she’s the one who inspired me to give... Read More


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Super Fast Blender Salsa

April 17, 2009 6:18 am Published by 22 Comments

My family is big fans of chips and salsa. My husband and boys love to eat them as a snack. When I saw this recipe from Prudy at Prudence Pennywise, it was a must try. I figured that it would be similar to salsa served at many Mexican restaurants. It was so yummy and just... Read More


Root Beer Cookies

April 16, 2009 6:13 am Published by 10 Comments

I love pizza with root beer, it’s one of my favorite combinations. So to go along with my pizza post a few days ago, I’m sharing these root beer cookies. This recipe comes from Lindsey from Cafe Johnsonia, she was featured along with this recipe at Make and Takes. Unlike the root beer float cake... Read More


No Fail Pizza Hut Style Breadsticks

April 15, 2009 6:14 am Published by 5 Comments

I had this recipe from Gourmet Mom on the Go and had to try it along with the Pizza Hut Pan Pizza Recipe. She got the recipe from her friend Ruth. These were very quick and easy to make. I wouldn’t say that they are just like Pizza Hut’s, but they are a fabulous breadsticks.... Read More


Pizza Hut Pan Pizza and Sauce

April 14, 2009 6:10 am Published by 18 Comments

I have been holding on this recipe for a little bit, but I finally got around to it and am so glad I did. It comes from Holly at Day 2 Day with Holly J. My family absolutely loves Pizza Hut’s pan pizza, but we don’t get it that often. This is the closest thing... Read More


Lemon Roasted Chicken

April 13, 2009 6:13 am Published by 6 Comments

I saw this recipe when I was watching an episode of Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food. I really love a good roasted chicken and this one sounded simple, yet tasty. This chicken turned out moist and flavorful. The whole family loved it. This one is a keeper. I didn’t make the sauce as the recipe had... Read More


Three-Cheese Spread

April 10, 2009 6:59 am Published by 4 Comments

Cheese and crackers are a food staple in my book. This last weekend we had a Sunday brunch at my house. After eating Brunch I was go to go until dinner, but my kids seem to think they have to eat at least 3 times a day not matter what! So I decided to make... Read More


Perfect Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream

April 9, 2009 6:56 am Published by 39 Comments

This recipe comes from My Kitchen Cafe via You Got Served who got the recipe from Amy Barker who combined two recipes she got from her friend Nancy (the cake) and the Magnolia Bakery in New York (the frosting).That just shows how a great recipe gets around! The original recipe was made as a cake, but... Read More


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Chocolate Waffles

April 8, 2009 6:22 am Published by 9 Comments

These Chocolate Waffles would be the perfect addition to an Easter Brunch. This is a recipe that I got from my Home Ec. class in high school. I actually have a great collection of recipes from that class. This time, I made these chocolate waffles with my recipe for caramel banana topping. However, my kids... Read More