Yearly Archives: 2010

Some time ago, I received an email from Michael.   Michael wanted to know if I could re-create a fabulous Dessert . . . that was still dancing on his or her taste buds!   Banana Caramel Xango pronounced . . . (chan’go) This dessert is the creation of a Restaurant Called: Moxie’s. It’s best described as :  A creamy, light […]

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YUP . . . That’s what I’m calling them. I should call them . . . “OH MY HECK, I SHOULDN’T HAVE MADE THESE” . . . Cookies!    Description: Creamy Peanut Butter and Toasted Marshmallow between a Crisp, lightly salted Cracker and drenched in White and Milk chocolate!    I’ve made these many times, […]

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As Promised . . . Here is my BBQ Pork Loin. It’s Easy, Delicious and your options are endless. This ensures tender, juicy fall apart Pork Loin!   In fact . . . You don’t even need a recipe! You can remember this in your head. The hardest part, is heading to the grocery store […]

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Beans . . . sprouting everywhere. I’ve blanched and frozen most of them for the future. Last night, I simply picked them and made my favorite Green Beans! Oh . . . They are divine. Below are two recipes that are quite similar.  I altered it just a bit this time, using Brown Sugar instead of […]

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Have you ever wanted something . . . a Something that you really Didn’t need? You’ve picked it up several times, but always put it back. Well I say, “The heck with it . . . frivilous or not, I’m buying it!” . . . and I did. It made these crispy fluted shells. I’m happy […]

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YUM! SCRUMPTIOUS! SINFUL!                                              This . . .                                             and That . . . and these . . . mini’s One has a Graham Cracker Crust – the other Oreo . . . Reduced Fat Oreos. That makes me feel a bit better! I made four small Tarts and 12 cupcake size. Egg yolk, sugar […]

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Magic Bars . . . I think they are magic. They are my very favorite Bar Cookie! You know, you’ve all made them. You’ve all eaten them toasty warm from the oven. Everyone love the edges, because they are extra chewy, caramelized, toasted Coconut deliciousness.   Once the edges are all cut away, it seems that those left […]

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Hallelujah! I had a great day today. I didn’t touch the garden, pull weeds or anything close to it. Well . . . I take that back.  I did pick some fresh Raspberries to top this delicious tart. If you’d like to see my garden, go to Get Off Your Butt and WRITE! see . […]

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~ Kitchen Conversations ~ about jam . . . Husband to Wife:  “You should show them how to make jam.” Wife to Husband:  “Everyone knows how to make jam.” Husband to Wife:  “I don’t think so!” Wifes Excuses to Husband: I don’t Want to get my nice Camera all Sticky. I’m making three batches at once, […]

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 Do you need a quick, easy, delicious dessert for dinner tonight? This is it . . . look no further. This is one of Barefoot Contessas’s recipes, and it’s yummy. I paired fresh Peaches with Raspberries, but blueberries would also be wonderful together. Serve this warm with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream!   I halved this […]

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Do you need some sweetness today? Is the heat and humidity zapping your energy? If so . . . Don’t Despair . . . Make this addictive little snack! Caramel Cereal will bring a Big smile to your face. This is a family favorite, that we make often.  In fact, it just might be the perfect sweet treat for your […]

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