Category Archive: Recipes

Valentine Conversation Heart Cookies with Jello-Flavored Glaze

This year for Valentimes (as my daughter, The Princess, and every other kid under 7 calls it) I wanted to make cookies that look like those conversation heart candies. My idea was to… Continue reading

Keeping my Eyes on These Mini Apple Pies

I love me some apple pie. Of all the pies out there, apple, in my book, is the king. But you know, it’s hard to get apple pie, other than special occasions because… Continue reading

An All-Time New Year’s Eve Party

Happy 2013! I know I am a little late here, but the holidays have been crazy, and I haven’t had much time to write. Anyway, at the last minute, we decided to host… Continue reading

Make the Grinch in a Cinch (Cookies, I mean….)*

I got kind of carried away with the holiday season, and as a result haven’t had much time for blogging. Even though these are “Grinch” cookies, it’s never a bad time for a… Continue reading

Santa Hat Party Mix Twist Up

It’s always great to make a holiday mix, both for entertaining and for giving as gifts. I came across a really cute one on the boards recently that included little Santa hats and… Continue reading

Banana Bread Brownie Bars

Getting off of the Hostess track…there was a pin a while back that looked pretty interesting. This one was for Banana Bread Brownies. I’m finding more and more that people on Pinterest are… Continue reading

Copycat Devil Dog Cupcakes

Just one more quick copycat Hostess/Drake’s recipe for you. When I made the copycat Yodels, I only needed half of the cake batter, so I used the rest to make these cupcakes. Using… Continue reading

The Copycat Yodels That Will Leave Them Howling for More

All this talk about the Hostess liquidation and the end of the Twinkie left me wondering, what about the Drake’s Cakes? Drake’s is the maker of treats like Ding Dongs, Ho-Ho’s and Yodels.… Continue reading

The Hostess With the Mostest – DIY Copycat Twinkie Cupcakes

Last week, America was rocked by some troubling news: Hostess, the 80-plus-year-old company that makes Twinkies announced that it would fold in the wake of a strike by its workers. It seemed that… Continue reading

Crock Pot Chicken Curry

I’ve been going the easy route this week, throwing things in the crock pot for dinner. In an effort to mix things up a little, I came across a recipe for slow-cooker chicken… Continue reading