Spiced Applesauce Cake

Last Tuesday I took this to a Ladies Bible Study and there was not one bite left. In fact, several ladies ask me for the recipe. I made them into brownies and sprinkled walnuts on top (instead of in them like the recipe called for) and then sprinkled powdered sugar over the top. They were … Continue reading

Butter & Biscuits

We have been watching lots of I’ll Have What Phil Is Having on Netflix as we sit in our lazy boys and dream of the adventures that we live through Phil. He goes everywhere and eats the most amazing food. We were so thankful that when we watched his episodes of his travels to Florence … Continue reading

Little Debbie Intervention

OK, I admit, I am now addicted to Little Debbie Snowballs, Peanut Butter Creams, Gingerbread Cookies & last, because I just haven’t had the chance to try any of the others, the Oatmeal Cream Sandwiches Cookies. Honestly, you would think that any lady who always keeps a minimum of 6 lbs of butter in the … Continue reading

FYI Butter Tips

Just finished baking the pink lemonade cookies I posted a few minutes ago and am including a picture of them. I ended up rolling the tops in colored sugar to add “sparkle”. Just wanted to mention that any time you are using any type of box mix to begin a recipe, always use unsalted butter … Continue reading

Butter Fried Turkey Bacon

I tried, I really tried to cook something a little healthier for my sick hubby yesterday. He has been at home for 3 days and I thought I would go to the store and get bacon to make him his favorite sandwich, a BLT…but…when I got there, I thought to myself, if he gets worse … Continue reading

A Month of Chocolate

Several days ago, I mentioned that every recipe I posted this month would have chocolate as the main ingredient. We were out of town since Friday, so today is the first chocolate recipe to post….and it is a real doozie. in the 70’s and 80’s our family would go to a restaurant named Gallaghers in … Continue reading

Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Yesterday I had an Christmas Cookie & Chat Open house. These cheesecake bars were the hit of the day. It’s interesting to me that each year we do this, there seems to always be one item that gets all the attention. Last year it was the Meltaways and this year, the Cheesecake Bars. Out of … Continue reading

Chocolate Truffles

This past weekend, we were in Big Bear and went to a Chocolate Tour. One of the locations had these delicious little gems that were just chocolate truffles dusted with fairy dust, I mean powdered sugar. I came home and immediately found my old recipe that I use to make and use as decorations on … Continue reading

Baked Peaches with Almond Frangipane

When I began this blog, I promised myself I would never share a recipe that I couldn’t pronounce. But……this one just looks so delicious and really enticed me to go buy almond paste and make.  I still cannot pronounce “frangipane”,  so let’s just call it Baked Peaches with Yummy Yummy Flling! Plus you can make … Continue reading