Tag Archive: Recipes

Snickerdoodle Muffins – Oh. My. God. (Book 2)

A few months ago, I made some Snickerdoodle bread that was ridonkulously good. And, since it is officially autumn, I am in full-on cinnamon mode. So when I came across a recipe for… Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies – Can I get a Hellz Yeah?

Back in the spring, a friend of mine told me about the pleasures of chocolate chip cheesecake cookies. I was busy with some other recipes at the time, but I made a mental… Continue reading

Cinnamon Streusel Banana Bread

I don’t know about you, but to paraphrase my middle son, those are some of my favorite words right there. I like banana bread, I love cinnamon, so what couldn’t go right with… Continue reading

Glazed Donut Muffins – Not Quite as Good as the Real Thing

Fact: Donuts are one of the best tasting things in the world. Done right, they are soft on the outside, airy on the inside and just sugary enough to nearly melt on your… Continue reading

Spicy Thai Chicken Bites — A Long Time In the Making

I have been on a Thai kick, I admit that, and not just because I recently watched Dodgeball, and it’s the name of Ben Stiller’s character. I used to have a favorite Thai… Continue reading

Copycat Cheez-It Cheese Crackers – A Delicious Alternative in the Short Run

The kids around here love those Cheez-It crackers, so I thought it might be fun to try to make them at home without all of the preservatives and artificial color using this recipe… Continue reading

Some Enchanted Evening, You May Eat This Salmon

This year, Manfrengensen has been discovering the joys of fish. He was never wild about fish, but then he tried grilled tuna, which is apparently the gateway fish to pescatarianism. In August, he… Continue reading

Flipping Easy — A Bird in a Crock Pot

Sometimes on a Monday, you just don’t feel like cooking dinner, know what I mean? It’s a good day for something that’s easy to make in a crock pot, like this roasted chicken. The… Continue reading

Cookies and Cream Cookies. So Sweet, They Have the Word “Cookies” Twice in the Title

My older son, Edison loves all things cookies and cream. He loves cookies and cream ice cream, cookies and cream pop-tarts, cookies and cream Hershey bars; basically if it’s got any kind of… Continue reading

There’s No Shortage of Butter in this Shortbread Recipe

My middle son, Clooney loves shortbread. I guess he gets that from my mother-in-law, who buys these huge tins of Walker’s Shortbread from Costco.  No cup of tea or family gathering at her… Continue reading