Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Smore Cookies

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 30, 2014  2 Responses »
May 302014
 
Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Smore Cookies

Using recipes I already have that are solid bases for new ones is a great trick of any food blogger. I used my Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookie from 101 Gourmet Cookies as the base for this cookie. I changed out the vanilla instant pudding for Hershey’s dark chocolate instant pudding. Added some Meringue Frosting and […]

Cheesy Artichoke Toast

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 29, 2014  Comments Off on Cheesy Artichoke Toast
May 292014
 
Cheesy Artichoke Toast

Artichoke dip on a great piece of bread? Yes. Please. I don’t need to really introduce this recipe, it speaks for itself. Cheesy Artichoke Toast 1 cup diced artichoke hearts, drained (not marinated) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup feta cheese (optional) 1/2 cup Monterrey Jack cheese, […]

Roasted Veggies

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 27, 2014  Comments Off on Roasted Veggies
May 272014
 
Roasted Veggies

Sometimes I just need some hearty vegetables with my dinner, or use it as the star of the meal. It’s really super simple to get great tasting veggies, and the best part is I use what I have on hand. Great for cleaning out the crisper drawer in my fridge. Roasted Veggies 6 cups of […]

Pulled Pork and Gorgonzola Sandwiches

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 22, 2014  Comments Off on Pulled Pork and Gorgonzola Sandwiches
May 222014
 
Pulled Pork and Gorgonzola Sandwiches

  I love fun sandwiches that are easy to prepare. Most days during the week, I have a million and one things to do. Don’t you? And I’d much rather have a healthy sandwich to eat, than take out. No offense, but we are trying to be balanced with our food and in eating. We […]

Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 21, 2014  Comments Off on Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich
May 212014
 
Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich

What are you eating for lunch today? Maybe this Curry Chicken Salad ? I love it because it’s one of those recipes you know by heart. I used a variation of this recipe and omitted the pasta and spinach. And came up with a great filling for some toasted sourdough bread. Happy Lunchtime!

Lemon Meringue Cupcake

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 20, 2014  Comments Off on Lemon Meringue Cupcake
May 202014
 
Lemon Meringue Cupcake

I needed to calm my lemon craving, and was also making some cupcakes for our teacher appreciation luncheon… and wanted to try something different. Something I hadn’t quite done before… So I made some Lemon Cream Cupcakes (from 101 Gourmet Cupcakes) and filled them with a store bought lemon curd. It took about 2 tbsp. […]

101 Gourmet No Bake Desserts- Lemon Parfait

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 19, 2014  Comments Off on 101 Gourmet No Bake Desserts- Lemon Parfait
May 192014
 
101 Gourmet No Bake Desserts- Lemon Parfait

Have you gotten your copy of 101 Gourmet No Bake Desserts yet? Why are you waiting? Here’s a link to Amazon. Really. I’m not going to beg, but you really should get a copy today. And to wet your taste buds, here’s a recipe that I love. Simply cause I love LEMON anything. But really, […]

Greek Orzo Salad

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 15, 2014  Comments Off on Greek Orzo Salad
May 152014
 
Greek Orzo Salad

I firmly believe that food should be tasty, no matter if it’s sweet or savory, light or heavy. And in this case, I’m taking this Greek pasta salad and turning the flavor up a notch, just for kicks. It will be the start of our BBQ’s this summer. It’s simple, and even tastes better when […]

Cherry and Peach Dessert Parfait

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 14, 2014  Comments Off on Cherry and Peach Dessert Parfait
May 142014
 
Cherry and Peach Dessert Parfait

  While I was wandering the baking section at Smiths last week, I came upon this new pie filling, and instantly I knew I needed a reason to buy it. So then my eye caught this instant Greek yogurt- Peach flavored, and I knew that I’d be making a parfait- a dessert parfait. I guess […]

Fresh Strawberry Scones

 Posted by at 6:00 am on May 13, 2014  Comments Off on Fresh Strawberry Scones
May 132014
 
Fresh Strawberry Scones

Oh, la-la! These scones are fresh tasting and full of spring flavor. Fresh Strawberry Scones 2 1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup butter, cold and cut into pieces 1/4 cup sugar, plus 1 tbsp. for sprinkling Pinch  of salt 3/4 buttermilk 1 cup fresh strawberries, cut into bit size pieces Sift together […]