Friday, December 30, 2011
Show Your Stuff #4
If you are looking for the the first three editions, I had it on one of my other blogs. I decided to move Show Your Stuff blog hop here. I don't have really many rules, just link up anything you are proud of and want to show off. Chirstmas Eve my loving husband slow cooked a pork roast for dinner, he put it in before going to church. We were welcomed home to an awesome smelling and tasting pork roast.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Wordless Wednesday - Tasty Cracker Toffee
The original recipe can be found here. I changed it by substituting graham crackers and I used peanuts instead.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Merry Christmas - Holiday Baking
Merry Christmas! We were busy with holiday baking and I still have plans to do more baking.
|Making S mores|
|Chocolate and Peanut Cluster|
|Sugar Cookie with crushed peppermint and grated orange peel|
|Smores, chocolate and marshmallow on top of graham crackers|
|White chocolate with peppermint and orange peel|
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Crab N Grab
Slice 6 russet potatoes in half lengthwise. Layout on baking sheet, salt and pepper to taste. Bake in 400 degree oven until browned, about 1/2 hour.
For the topping:
8 grams imitation crab
1/2 onion, finely diced
1 oz mozzarella cheese
1 tablespoon basil
1 tablespoon thyme
Mix topping ingredients. Spoon mixture on top of potato wedges. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Edit Dec 29, 2011: This recipe was featured here:
Posted by Julie at 5:52 PM 7 comments:
Monday, December 19, 2011
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Swiss and Mushroom Pizza Burgers
I have to admit, when my husband mention He was making Pizza Burgers, school cafeteria pizza burger come to mind..real nasty. But the one he made turned out really good. It's a Swiss and mushroom burger wrapped around some pizza dough. When we made these, we made 7 burgers, but the link I am giving for the pizza dough might not cover more than 6 burgers. So you will need:
Pizza Dough. The link to a pizza dough recipe can be found here
4 large burgers
|Roll out the dough to about 8-9 inches around|
|add slice of Swiss cheese|
|add some mushrooms|
|add some diced onions|
|Add the Burger, use your own recipe or ours here.|
|Fold dough around patty|
|Place seam down on cookie sheet, bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes|
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Chocolate Orange Cookie Recipe
So here is the recipe:
2/3 cup butter (I use 1/3 shortening and 1/3 cup butter)
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup cocoa
juice of an orange, add enough milk to make 1/3 cup
zest of an orange, about 1-2 tablespoons
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups chocolate chip (it is optional, but I would add them)
Preheat oven 350 degrees Mix butter, sugar, egg, orange zest. Mix the dry ingredients. Add milk, juice, dry ingredients, and chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet, bake 8-10 minute or until done.
Sunday, December 04, 2011
Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
This cake was featured here.I have seen someone blog about their experiences with a chocolate chip cookie cake back during the summer. So like many recipes I find and want to make later, I book marked the link. My son recently had a birthday and said he wanted this cake made. I like this cake, but be warned that the ingredients are a little bit pricey and everyone thought it was good, but rich. The recipe for this cake can be found here.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Wordless Wednesday - One Pot Mac-N-Cheese
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Thanksgiving Pot Pie
I had plenty of bread dough left over, so I made them into cinnamon rolls. :)
Saturday, November 26, 2011
We made up some really tasty waffles adding cinnamon and vanilla to a favorite pancake recipe. This would work well as either pancakes or waffles. So here is the recipe:
2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 T baking powder
1 t salt
6 T melted butter
2 cups milk
Mix dry ingredients, add wet ingredients. mix well. Make waffles in waffle iron according to manufactures directions.
*Now what I do for waffles is that I separate the eggs, whip up the egg whites and fold into the waffles batter.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Centennial Molasses Spice Drops
I am usually not into "spice" cookies, but I really like how these turned out. This recipe comes out of Betty Crocker's Cookie Book. This recipe does have cider vinegar in it. The cook book mentions that vinegar was used in cooking a lot over hundred years ago, even in the baked goods.
So here is the recipe:
2/3 cup butter - I used half shortening and butter
2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup molasses
3 cups flour
3/4 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
3/4 t cinnamon
3/4 t ginger
1/4 cup cider vinegar - I used apple cider vinegar, it is was I had on hand
Heat oven 374 degrees
Mix butter, sugar, eggs, and molasses. Blend dry ingredients. Alternately add dry ingredients and vinegar. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, or until no imprints remain when lightly touched.
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