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#Bundtamonth Easy Cherry Cake

This months #bundtamonth is all about cherries. I love this group because I get to use my bundt pans. I love collecting them and have added two more to my collection since joining this...

Buttermilk Buckeye Bars #chocolateparty

This months Chocolate party is all about buttermilk.  I kind of had to think hard on this one. I started off making this zebra cake with buttermilk. The ingredients called for baking soda and...

Banana Pudding

Somedays you just yearn for summer. Well, right now I hope that it would soon stop raining and be a bit warmer. In the winter I don’t expect it to be 90 degrees. But to run around...

coconut macaroons

I adore coconut. So when I went looking for a cookie for Passover and found coconut macaroons, I knew they were the ones I wanted to post about. These macaroons are full of coconut...

Fake Chicken and Snow Pea Stir-fry

Monkey girl last week decided she wanted to be a vegetarian   She watched this documentary called Food Inc. So we bought some vegetarian items from the grocery store.  This lasted maybe a week. As we...

Irish Bangers and potatoes for St. Patricks Day

Have I told y’all how much I love Trader Joes? Have I told you how broke I am from shopping at Trader Joes? Gosh I love that place, but I don’t leave there without spending at...

Hot Crab Dip

The first time I had this recipe my sister-in-law Janet made it. She took her crab dip out of the oven and warned all of us it is hot. I know I heard it,...

Seafood Lasagna Roll-Ups and a Guest Post

Quick Meatless Meal: Seafood Lasagna Roll-Ups  This is a guest post by Meredith K. on behalf of Hunt’s®. When you’re in the mood for something meatless, what do you make? For many people, especially...

#BundtAMonth Strawberry and Banana Cake

I have this Rose Bundt cake pan that I love. It is kind of a pain because of all the ridges. The cake tends to stick. I had to bake this one twice. the first time...

The Best Napa Chicken Salad Sandwich not from Panera Bread

When I am thinking of recipes to make. I think of  a lot of things. Such as how hard and fussy will the recipe be? I don’t care much for fussy recipes unless they...

Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting for #Chocolateparty

So, I know that all of you who know me, know that I love chocolate. So when I came across Roxana’s Home Baking site and her #chocolateparty a few months ago, I was all in....

Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

This is one of those recipes you can enjoy just about anytime. It is great for lunch or dinner and it makes a lot so you can have leftovers well into the week. After...

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

I went to Whole Foods looking for a dried white bean to use in my Chicken Chili recipe. When I got to whole foods I realized there were a bazillion white beans to choose...

Chocolate Espresso Pots Du Creme and Saint Valentine

Did you actually know there was a Saint Valentine? Today is his feast day. He is the patron saint of many things but most notably young lovers.  The legend goes that during the Claudian persecution...

Purple Potato Pancakes for Fat Tuesday

Today is Mardi Gras and Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. It refers to the practice of the last day of eating rich fatty foods before we begin the ritual of almsgiving, fasting and praying...