Cheese & Bacon Dip

Party Season is upon us!  This delicious and easy dip will be perfect for football parties or friends coming over for a visit! 1 (8oz) cream cheese, softened 8 oz of shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teas onion powder 1/2 teas dry mustard 3-5 drops of bottled pepper sauce (such as Tobasco) 6 … Continue reading

Bonnie Butter Cake

Cannot tell you why this is called Bonnie Butter Cake, but leafing through my spiral notebook from the early 70’s that I copied different recipes into, I came across this one today.  Since Randy loves white (or yellow) cake with chocolate frosting, I told him I would make this for him. This sound crazy, but … Continue reading

Can you tell I’m loving the new Fall Baking magazine? If you see one at your grocery store, you really should pick one up. It has just a bunch of fabulous recipes. These almond cupcakes are so good and finish off beautifully with a great buttercream frosting.(NO…you cannot use store bought frosting, this time I … Continue reading

Pumpkin-Chess Pie

Can I share with you how excited I got to see this recipe in Fall Baking? oh my gosh, my favorite pie, chess, combined with pumpkin! I simply cannot believe this. A new way to have chess pie with beloved pumpkin, sent me over the top.  No more boring plain ole pumpkin pie. This will … Continue reading

Out of the Wilderness

As many of you know, we have had some adjustments to make these past two and a half years. Changes which involved moving twice to different states, a husband learning to deal with retirement and me having to learn how to share my home with a retired husband. Leaving part of our family and moving … Continue reading

Pumpkin Upside-Down Cake

Since it is officially Fall, there are now 6 cans of pumpkin in the pantry, 3 lbs of cream cheese in the fridge and I’m ready to bake. Spotted this beautiful Fall Baking Magazine at the store so, of course, couldn’t pass it up. This will be perfect to take to card night next week, … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Grapes

This is another recipe which we got in the class last Thursday, when we leavned about the Monster Cookies. These are so perfect to have on a platter, which can be picked up and pop in your mouth (with toothpicks). Great little party food. We had them in class and they were delicious. Ingredients As … Continue reading

Gooey Monster Cookies

Yesterday I went to a cooking class and learned such cute and delicious, but easy recipes to use for Halloween. I have made cookies from a cake mix before but really didn’t  like them too much, UNTIL NOW! The cream cheese does the trick. The instructor teaching us these cute little “tricks” used Candy eyeballs … Continue reading

Kentucky Butter Cake

On Face Book this morning, this cake showed up and instantly I went to the fridge and took out butter to soften so I could make it later in the morning. All I can say is WOW…it is just amazing and you can make it in one bowl, which is always a plus. The glaze … Continue reading