Side Dishes & Salads

Corn Bread Puddin’

Unfortunately for my family, dinner has two things working against it tonight.  Not only do I have to work tonight, I have also been feeling a little under the weather.  For them, that means Stagg Chili for dinner. Before you start feeling too sorry for them, I will dress it up a bit with shredded… Continue reading Corn Bread Puddin’

candy · christmas · Desserts

"Christmas Crack" (Saltine Toffee Candy)

Of all of the many, many things I cook and bake, for my husband, one thing reigns supreme.  “Christmas Crack” or Saltine Toffee Candy.  It is the thing he requests on his birthday, or any time I give him an option about what I should make for dessert. Christmas Crack is the perfect name for… Continue reading "Christmas Crack" (Saltine Toffee Candy)

candy · Easter

Pretzel Rolo M&M Bites

Today is my handsome husband’s birthday.  He wanted nothing to do with cake.  He wanted two birthday goodies.  These delicious little treats, and Saltine Toffee Cookies. I have never even blogged these, because they’re so simple, I don’t really count them as a recipe.  But they are always such a hit, I am sharing them… Continue reading Pretzel Rolo M&M Bites

chicken · Dinners · Healthy and Delicious

Hawaiian Chicken with Coconut Rice

Once again, I present to you a delicious and healthy dinner with a crappy phone picture that really doesn’t do it justice.  In the winter, the lack of natural daylight makes me very lazy when it comes to posing dinner foods, since it’s already dark out and I know that the picture will turn out… Continue reading Hawaiian Chicken with Coconut Rice

pies · valentine's day

Strawberry Hand Pies

I was at Target last week and I saw the most adorable little heart shaped pie press for $5.00.  Just in time for Valentine’s Day.  I knew I was going to have to take it home and do something delicious and cute with it. I settled on Strawberry hand pies.  I used my recipe for… Continue reading Strawberry Hand Pies

Cakes and Cupcakes · chocolate

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream

Hot Chocolate.  4th only to pie, chocolate peanut butter ice cream, and cereal as the things that contributed most to me gaining 60 pounds each time I was pregnant. So of course, when I saw it in cupcake form, with… wait for it… Marshmallow buttercream… I was in.  I was sooooooooo in. I will admit… Continue reading Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream