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English Muffins from Scratch – Cooking During Corona

English Muffins from Scratch – Cooking During Corona

ENGLISH MUFFINS FROM SCRATCH   COOKING IN THE TIME OF CORONA VIRUS What do you do when someone reaches up and basically flips the switch on life as we know it?  Kids out of school Adults out of work Everyone is wearing a mask Shortages 

Fun Halloween Party Drinks – the Ultimate List

Fun Halloween Party Drinks – the Ultimate List

          FUN HALLOWEEN PARTY DRINKS Fun Halloween Party Drinks make every celebration memorable. Who can forget a set of vampire teeth waiting to chomp you – right on the rim of your glass!     Halloween has become one of the 

Tex Mex Comfort Foods – FREE PRINTABLE eBook

TEX MEX COMFORT FOOD FAVORITES TEX MEX EBOOK – FREE PRINTABLE eBOOK When I see where the readers are coming to everyday, I want to make it easy for them to get to these resources. So, I see people coming to these comfort food recipes 

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos Here on National Nachos Day, I have to tell my favorite nacho joke. “You want some of my nachos? Well you can’t have them ’cause they NOT CHOSE (… yours…)” Maybe it’s not the best joke – but that doesn’t take 

Salted Caramel Bars

Salted Caramel Bars

SALTED CARAMEL BARS Every so often, I notice that one ingredient or flavor profile will pop up on all menus, in every restaurant and on products at the grocery store. Think Chipotle, Sriracha, Salt and Vinegar, etc. Whatever it is, it seems to invade all 

Everything Halloween – And A Free Party Drink Guide!

Everything Halloween – And A Free Party Drink Guide!

EVERYTHING HALLOWEEN – AND A FREE PARTY DRINK GUIDE! As the years pass writing this blog, it is fun when a holiday or other specific time comes back around and you can go back and see what was going on in the past. In this 

Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Crumble Coffee Cake

CINNAMON COFFEE CAKE WITH STREUSEL CRUMBLES What goes better with that morning cup ‘joe than a rich coffee cake? MAKE AHEAD DISHES Whether it is the grands for a sleepover or far-flung relatives making their trip home for the holidays, we all want to want 

Five (Secretly) Healthy, Fast, and Fun Family Meals

Five (Secretly) Healthy, Fast, and Fun Family Meals

Fast, Easy and Healthy Family Cooking Fast, easy and healthy meals that please the whole family are not always easy.  Finding something to please everyone while Mom is on a Diet – Is this Mission Impossible? I decided to go on a low carb, keto-ish 

Instant Pot Mushroom Rice – Rustic and Savory Side

Instant Pot Mushroom Rice – Rustic and Savory Side

  What Kind of Mushrooms Should I Use?   Can I Use A Different Kind of Rice?   What to Serve with Mushroom Rice? This Mushroom Rice recipe is so versatile, it can be served with many entrees. Pork tenderloin, roast chicken, roast beef, grilled 

7 Steps for World Class Gourmet Coffee

7 Steps for World Class Gourmet Coffee

I STARTED USING THESE TIPS WHEN MAKING MY COFFEE AND IT IS 10X BETTER!!! Gourmet coffee is back and it is BIG! With the explosion of ahem, “SixBucks”, gourmet coffee shops are popping up everywhere. If getting to a cozy coffee shop as much as 

Pumpkin Mousse – Feed Your Sweet Tooth with this Light and Creamy Fall Favorite

Pumpkin Mousse – Feed Your Sweet Tooth with this Light and Creamy Fall Favorite

PUMPKIN MOUSSE RECIPE Pumpkin Mousse It’s the season – pumpkin latte, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin decorating carving, pumpkin soup – shall I go on? Canned pumpkin is the ingredient of the season, and it IS delicious and does smell great – but you can 

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Salted-Caramel Crunch Topping These little mini pumpkin cheesecakes are a crowd favorite because they look almost as good as they taste! For a little extra “sparkle,” top each cheesecake with this awesome pre-made salted-caramel crunch. You can also top with your