Tag Archive: Recipes

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

Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Pecans

Not too long ago, I made some cinnamon almonds in the crock pot, and they weren’t bad, but they weren’t too crispy either. Recently I found another recipe on the boards for crock… Continue reading

Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Gravy

There are lots and lots of crock pot chicken recipes on Pinterest, and it seems like many of them involve some combination that includes cream cheese, or Italian salad dressing seasoning, or both.… Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Tarts with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Topping

Continuing with the pumpkin-themed desserts this week, brings us to a delicious recipe from the boards for bite-sized pumpkin pie tarts. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:     Ingredients: 2 refrigerated… Continue reading

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

After yesterday’s biscotti, I had some leftover pumpkin puree and was looking for things to do with it, when I found a recipe on the boards for pumpkin cupcakes.The photo on Pinterest looks… Continue reading