Yearly Archives: 2009

You don’t have to be in College to enjoy or bake these sugar cookies! When I was in College, we made these cookies at least once a week. Our parents always wondered why we went through so much sugar. When we made trips home, we would beg each of our parents to buy us a […]

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Most of you have probably already made this scrumptious little candy cookie. If you haven’t, you are really missing something delicious in your life. They are fudgy, coconutty, little bites of heaven, especially when they are warm, and first plopped on your wax paper lined cookie sheet. If you want to make something, sinfully rich, […]

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Is there anything better, than a chewy, chocolatey brownie, bursting with crunchy walnuts? (Or plain if you don’t care for nuts) Every family has there favorite brownie recipe, but I’m always trying new recipes. This brownie recipe comes from my new cookbook called Great Cookies by Carole Walter. It is a stunning hardbound book, with […]

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Everyone has there favorite Snickerdoodle recipe, but I promise my Mom’s recipe, is the very best. To be a believer, just try it! * * * * YOU WILL NEED: * 2 1/2 Cups all purpose flour, spooned in and leveled 2 tsp. cream of tartar 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup […]

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Here is another super easy Slow Cooker Recipe. I use boneless, skinless chicken tenders, but you could also use chicken breast halves as well. YOU WILL NEED: 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut chicken breasts in half 1 Cup packed brown sugar 2/3 C. vinegar 1/4 C. sprite or lemon lime soda 1 to […]

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Here is another great recipe from my Taste of Home Magazine. The crust or shell is made with store bought Ginger snaps. You place the ice cream and candy bar mixture in a bowl, to make the bombe shape, then freeze it until it’s firm. Once firm, you can invert it onto a nice platter, […]

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Most Grasshopper pie recipes, use a fluffy mint filling in the center of the pie. This recipe, however, uses instant chocolate pudding mixed with whipped topping, and Andes Mints for the center of a chocolate crumb crusted pie. It is then topped with a lightly flavored green mint topping. If you like Andes Mints, this […]

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This recipe is from my Taste of home magazine. It uses beef brisket, which is quite inexpensive. This cut of meat, is made tender, by marinating it overnight, before you place it in the slow cooker, then cooked for 7 to 8 hours on low. The brisket is made even more tender, when it simmers […]

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YOU WILL NEED: 3 ounces olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/4 teaspoon salt flour 6 ounces white wine or chicken broth 2 garlic cloves, chopped or minced 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 8 ounces Alfredo sauce (recipe follows) 2 ounces sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded Garnish: 2 teaspoons parsley, chopped […]

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When my Taste of Home Magazine arrives, I’m always excited to post some of the great looking recipes. My Mother in Law always made these bars, and so I know that are really good. I haven’t made them for a while, and I think today might be the day. Did I mention that my husband […]

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These are delicious, and the recipe sounds is simple. It comes from Taste of Home. I think they would be teriffic for Valentines Day, coming up soon. The recipe calls for Milk Chocolate, but I think if you are a Dark Chocolate lover, you could also use a darker Chocolate as well. It is better […]

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While looking through my Grandmothers Old recipes, I came across this delicious little bar cookie. It brought back good memories, of the most glorious smells coming from her kitchen. Sometimes she would toss in Chocolate Chips along with the white Chocolate chips, which was also very good. I promise you….they are yummy. YOU WILL NEED: […]

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My Grandmother made excellent fry bread. It is different from a typical scone, made with yeast. It uses Baking Powder for the rising agent. It is simple to make, and even more delicious to eat. I like to sprinkle with Cinnamon & Sugar, or make excellent Tacos on top of Fry Bread. We are having […]

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We seem to devour a lot of popcorn around this house. My favorite popcorn, is cheese corn. The trick is to sprinkle Kraft Macaroni & cheese powder over the top of a hot bowl of popcorn. They used to sell it in blue cans, similar to Parmesan cheese. I hope they haven’t discontinued this, because […]

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This is a recipe I’ve run across lately, that I plan to try very soon. It sounds delicious. I thought you might also enjoy trying it as well. Let me know what you think!   INGREDIENTS:  4 boneless, thin skinless chicken breasts (1/8 inch.) Salt and Pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove chopped garlic […]

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