Author Archives for Laura

White Pizza Sauce

March 4, 2009 6:42 am Published by 11 Comments

I got this recipe for white pizza sauce from My Food Storage Deals. She used the sauce in a Fettuccine Alfredo Pizza. I adapted this recipe from the original. This sauce would be used with whatever toppings you want. The pizza I made with it had chicken, bacon, and red onions but just think of... Read More

Quick Pizza Dough

March 3, 2009 7:26 am Published by 14 Comments

So after making the Chicago-style garlic and butter pizza crust, I decided I wanted to get a few more yummy pizza recipes to add to my collection. I found a recipe at Baking Like Betty. It was a pizza crust that you mix up and use right then, no waiting or rising. So I gave... Read More

Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream

March 2, 2009 7:26 am Published by 8 Comments

Here’s another cupcake recipe for you and it also comes from Southern Living. This one is different from the basic white cupcake. This recipe calls for a whole 16 oz. container of sour cream. When you mix this batter up make sure you mix it with a good mixer. That entire container of sour cream... Read More

Curried Chicken Salad Waffle Sandwiches |

Curried Chicken Salad Waffle Sandwiches

February 28, 2009 7:33 am Published by 10 Comments

This picture looks like a waffle, but looks can be deceiving. It’s actually a biscuit. Today’s recipe comes from Pillsbury. It was an entry from Corvilia Carrington Thykkuttahil in Pillsbury’s 2006 Bake Off Contest.For the sandwich, she uses Grand’s Flaky Layer Biscuits cooked in a waffle maker. I just recently bought a bunch of the... Read More

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

February 27, 2009 7:22 am Published by 12 Comments

This salsa is quick and easy to make. It needs at least 1 hour in the fridge but is best if you can give it a full 12-24 hours to really absorb all the flavors. This recipe is also known as Cowboy Caviar. I have modified the original recipe slightly. Black Bean and Corn Salsa... Read More

Flautas |


February 26, 2009 7:21 am Published by 11 Comments

This is a family favorite at our house. Flautas means flutes in Spanish. These look like little flutes. Flautas are also known as taquitos. Typically the difference is flautas are made with flour tortillas and taquitos are made with corn. Either way, how can you lose with meat, cheese and a tortilla shell that’s deep... Read More

Pistachio Salad |

Pistachio Salad

February 25, 2009 7:35 am Published by 13 Comments

If you didn’t know, tomorrow is National Pistachio Day. So I thought I’d post my recipe today for Pistachio Salad, just in case you want to make this tomorrow and celebrate National Pistachio Day. You should have most of these ingredients in your house, if not there’s still time to go to the store. But... Read More

Basic White Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream |

Basic White Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream

February 24, 2009 7:23 am Published by 11 Comments

Ever since I made the recipe for The Perfect Cake Mix Cupcake, I think I got the cupcake bug. I know that cupcakes are a trend right now and I’m starting to enjoy that trend. Cupcakes are fun and cute with built in portion control, that is if you can manage to eat only 1... Read More

Pizza Sauce

February 23, 2009 7:23 am Published by 12 Comments

As promised, here is my recipe for pizza sauce. I have adapted this recipe from one that an old neighborhood friend gave me years ago. My daughter loves the sauce so much, she’ll eat it by the spoonful. Pizza Sauce 1 (14 1/2 oz) can tomatoes (I usually use diced)1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste1/4... Read More

Chicago-Style Garlic and Butter Pizza Crust

February 21, 2009 9:27 am Published by 14 Comments

This is a recipe I got from a Rachael Ray magazine. She got the recipe from nine-time World Pizza champion Tony Gemignani (a pizza throwing champion). This is a deep-dish pizza baked in a 9×13 inch baking dish but the recipe says it will also make 1 14-inch pizza. I’ve never had pizza in Chicago... Read More