Posts Tagged: Recipes

Caramel Cereal Treats


Who doesn’t love a good, ooey-gooey Rice Krispie treat?  Did you know you can really ramp up the flavor with some pudding mix?  I didn’t until recently, and decided to give it a go with a box of caramel-flavored Jell-O pudding mix that I happened to have on hand.  With some toffee bits and melted… Read more »

Little Cowpoke Cookies


Drop cookie are the easiest way to give your kids a homemade treat.  Try out these Little Cowpoke Cookies, found at Remke Markets’ web site! Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2… Read more »

Bananas for Bananas!


Bananas are the greatest. Not only do they come in their own special packaging, but you can use them a number of different ways when it comes to recipes.  Below are some of my favorite banana treats, enjoy!  — Sherry   Peanut Butter Oatmeal Banana Smoothie This one will take a little advance preparation, so… Read more »

Caramel Toffee Blondies


Blondies weren’t exactly what I set out to make — I was aiming for cookie bars, but sometimes you get a nice surprise when you experiment.  I happen to love pudding cookies, they come out all soft and cake-y, and when chips are added in, you get little nuggets of happiness that add to the… Read more »

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs


Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs   Serves 8. Ingredients 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons sherry 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 2 inch pieces 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained skewers   Directions In a shallow… Read more »

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies


Some people like their cookies crunchy, while others prefer them soft and chewy.  Here’s Food Network’s Alton Brown’s take on the chewy variety: Ingredients 8 oz. unsalted butter 12 ounces bread flour 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. baking soda 2 oz. granulated sugar 8 oz. light brown sugar (cookies will get chewier the darker… Read more »

Greek Feta Potato Salad


Planning a picnic?  Pack along a chilled container of Greek Feta Potato Salad, from Jungle Jim’s International Market recipes: Ingredients 1 lb new red potatoes, cooked and quartered 1/2 cup Greek olives 1 cup Feta cheese 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts, quartered 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbs. lemon juice 1 tsp. ground pepper t… Read more »

Cinnamon Flop Cake


  I recently had some milk that I needed to use before it went south, along with some eggs, so I did a quick search for an easy recipe and came across something called a flop cake, which is a horrible name for a cake, in my opinion.  Who wants to eat something called a… Read more »

Cookie Butter Cookies


Ever since I introduced my brother to the sugary goodness that is Biscoff Cookie Butter, he’s been a fan.  So naturally, when special occasions arise, I look for treats that incorporate the good stuff into the recipe.  Most recently, I decided to go meta with cookie butter cookies.  After scouring Pinterest for recipes, I decided… Read more »

Irish Soda Bread


Spring, St. Patrick’s Day, and all things green are coming our way (we hope)!  Why not get an early start with a loaf of Irish Soda Bread, courtesy of the Barefoot Contessa? Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for currants 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons kosher salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) cold unsalted butter,… Read more »

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