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Tex-Mex Pie

Tex-Mex Pie

Meatless Monday, your daughter just announced she became a vegetarian five minutes ago, or you forgot to thaw meat for dinner-just three reasons (besides the fact that it’s delicious) to make this Tex-Mex pie this week. It still packs protein from eggs, milk, beans, and […]

Chocolate And Butterscotch Layer Cookies

Chocolate And Butterscotch Layer Cookies

Cookies you can make without a bowl (or spoon)? That require no, nada, not one bit of mixing? That are chocolatey, butterscotchy, lick-your-fingers melty delicious? Yes, please, I’ll have one-or more. The truth is I almost didn’t bother to blog these because I figured everyone […]

Blueberry Brown Sugar Biscuits

Blueberry Brown Sugar Biscuits

These easy drop biscuits are my new breakfast BFFs. And snack BFFs. A non-traditional brown sugar dough, juicy blueberries, lemon glaze, no rolling or cutting-what’s not to love? Grab some blueberries, a lemon, and buttermilk at the store-and put those canned biscuits back. Do you […]

Peanut Buster Ice Cream Pie

Peanut Buster Ice Cream Pie

Do you live near a Dairy Queen? Lucky you! It’s one of the things I miss in our little town. Our DQ closed in 2009, but it was part of our community for many years. Countless times we were there with our son on hot […]

Simple Watermelon Berry Salad

Simple Watermelon Berry Salad

Fridays are for shortcut, easy, and quick recipes on the blog. This hardly qualifies as even an easy recipe: fruit mixed together in a bowl-I’m pretty sure you’ve got this down already. How about the ubiquitous “serving suggestion”? Or, “did you ever think of this weird […]

Glazed Coffee Ring

Glazed Coffee Ring

How many recipes from your childhood are you still making today? I call those “retro” recipes. Webster describes retro as “pleasantly reminiscent of an earlier time” which sounds far better than old and frumpy. Even though this coffee ring recipe is nothing new, I’ve yet […]

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

Is there any dish more versatile than meatballs? They can be appetizers, top pasta, fill sandwiches, and be slathered with red sauce, Alfredo sauce, or even barbecue sauce. You can make ’em out of just about any ground meat. They can be big or tiny. […]

Quick Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Quick Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Guys, these caramel pecan cinnamon rolls could not be easier! And you could be enjoying these warm from the oven in under 30 minutes. This recipe is part of my Friday shortcut, quick, and easy series. Refrigerated pizza dough is the secret to getting these […]

Peach Puff Pastry Tarts

Peach Puff Pastry Tarts

I loooove puff pastry. From the freezer section, I mean. Not sure I’d enjoy making it from scratch-all those thin layers of dough, not to mention all the buttering and folding, and washing and drying. Wait-that’s the laundry. But the buttering and folding of scratch […]

Caramelized Green Beans With Bacon

Caramelized Green Beans With Bacon

If you’re looking for a different and delicious way to enjoy fresh green beans, look no further. These caramelized green beans are simple to prepare and bonus-there’s bacon. Even the green bean haters in our household take a scoop of these. No matter how much […]