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Gooey Butter Cake

This is one of favorite desserts to make and eat. One of the reasons is because it is so versatile meaning you can change the base recipe to so many flavors. Just by changing the cake mix or the add ins, you can make this light and fluffy by making a lemon or blueberry version … Continue reading Gooey Butter Cake

The Easiest Lemon Curd Recipe

If you are like me and you like lemon anything, I highly recommend you try this recipe for lemon curd. It is definitely the start of something beautiful and so easy, I will never make lemon pie filling from a box again. This recipe has just the right amount of juice and zest to have … Continue reading The Easiest Lemon Curd Recipe

Crispy “Restaurant” Potatoes with frizzled onions

Because I love to cook and love looking at recipes, I subscribe to many more recipe outlets and blogs than I could ever keep up with. This morning, though, one thing caught my eye and it said "Trick to the crispiest potatoes with creamy, fluffy insides" and I thought, "Really, let me see what they … Continue reading Crispy “Restaurant” Potatoes with frizzled onions

Savory Oatmeal

When my boyfriend asked me if I'd ever had savory oatmeal, my nose turned up a little bit. He saw that but went on to give me this recipe. As I listened to the ingredients, my mind went from "um, no" to "hmmm. That might not be too bad." So, I tried it. I have … Continue reading Savory Oatmeal

Tiramisu

My boyfriend and I have been eating the Whole 30 plan for the last 30 days and I promised him when we were finished, I would make Tiramisu. It's his favorite dessert. I have never made it before and when I looked for recipes, it seemsled like there were hundreds of variations. I used this … Continue reading Tiramisu

Make Your Own Spice Mixes

It might seem easy to spend .50 cents at the store to buy a package of taco seasoning or $1 for chili mix. However, if you look on the back and read the ingredients, there are preservatives that you can't pronounce. A few years ago when we tried Whole 30 the first time, I started … Continue reading Make Your Own Spice Mixes

No bake Cheesecake surprise.

I saw the s recipe floating around on Facebook right before Valentines day and decided to make my own version. First, I made the chocolate covered strawberries and cut the stems off. Then, I used my jumbo cupcake pan and cupcake liners. In the bottom of each liner, I crumbled oreo cookies and baked at … Continue reading No bake Cheesecake surprise.

Pizza

Is there anything better than biting into your favorite pizza? Pizza is one of my favorite things to eat in the world! I like it with a thin crust, lots of toppings and saucy. But not just any sauce either. I like my sauce more on the savory side, with lots of Italian seasonings and … Continue reading Pizza

Thai Peanut Chicken w/ Jasmine Rice

I love cooking from scratch as much as anyone, but, sometimes, that's just not realistic. Occasionally when I get home from work, I want to smack my easy button and have dinner be ready quickly. Such was the case last evening. I had precooked chicken in the refrigerator just waiting to be partnered up with … Continue reading Thai Peanut Chicken w/ Jasmine Rice

National Pie Day

A few weeks back when it was national pie day, I wanted to celebrate. I sprayed my jumbo muffin tin with non stick cooking spray lightly and then lined my jumbo muffin pan with pie crust. Then, I took a can of apple pie filling and divided it up equally in the crusts. I also … Continue reading National Pie Day