Yearly Archives: 2009

Last night, I decided to make one of my favorite cookies. These little pastry swirls are so delish! I usually use my favorite pie crust recipe, which I have previously posted, but I decided to try a pastry recipe by the Barefoot Contessa. This recipe calls for lots of butter! I used my 14-cup Cuisinart […]

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I’ve been busy picking a lot of these delicious little raspberries. Along with a variety of other Garden vegetables. Go here for a peek: Fresh Air. My favorite dessert made with fresh or frozen raspberries is this one: Raspberry Swirl Dessert. You will love it. It takes a bit of time to make, but on […]

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You can torch them! or leave them plain! Today, I decided to make these yummy little cupcakes, that I found on the Martha Stewart website. They looked a little bit time consuming, but I threw all sense to the wind, and dove in. They are lip smackin good! There are lots of pictures, so keep […]

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Have I got a great Cookie recipe for you! This recipe is the 2009 Betty Crocker winner. They are rich and deliciously good. These treats are a bigger and better version of one of my favorite snacks – you know the Chex Muddy Buddies. Your family might call that snack Puppy Chow. These cookies taste […]

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Today I was babysitting Addisyn, my little Granddaughter. We decided that we needed to bake something sweet. I happened to have four ripe bananas waiting to be used, and so we decided on Banana Bread with big chunks of walnuts for Grandpa. That would suit him just fine, but not Addi and I. We needed […]

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Yahoo…..I found my way back into the kitchen this morning! I’ve been wanting to try a new recipe for a while now. This one! Creme Brulee is probably my favorite dessert. I’m usually too full after a meal ,to order it in a restaurant. I need to start with the dessert first, then I will […]

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My daughter Brandi, shared a new breadstick recipe with me the other day. She got the recipe from the friend of a friend. Brandi even took a picture for me, so that I could see how light and fluffy they are. The ingredient that makes these breadsticks unique, is Cottage cheese. Who knew! In fact, […]

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Has anyone missed me? I’ve been enjoying a lot of sweetness lately. A sweet little granddaughter! Just look at these perfect little piggies, and I bet you can guess the rest of this story! For the past week, I’ve been holding, rocking, feeding, changing and kissing this perfect little baby girl named “Oakleigh Noel.” When […]

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Yesterday, a good friend brought over a large container of big and beautiful Blueberries. They were a “thank you” gift for my husband, for helping them re-bark their gardens. I think they know him too well! He is what you call – a FRUITAHOLIC! Yes, he eats very healthy indeed.  I found a way to […]

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Is it dinner or breakfast? You choose. Tonight, this was our dinner, and it was yummy. My husband leaves the house by five or six o’clock in the early morning, and nobody is hungry at that time of day! Well….at least that’s my excuse for not making breakfast, and I’m sticking to it! I really […]

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Nothing finishes off a meal, like a tender shortbread Lemon Bar. I’ve been craving these for a while now, and decided today was the day to dive in and make them. A while ago, on GMA the Hill Country Chef shared her recipe for these Lemon Bars. It’s the chefs favorite in her new cookbook, […]

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These bread sticks are one of my guilty pleasures. I can resist many things, but bread sticks just aren’t one of them. I like to try to new recipes, and so tonight I did just that. I have several bread stick recipes that are really good, and I will add this one to the list! […]

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