Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and a Movie in the Park

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and a Movie in the Park

This is my cupcake interpretation of Alton Brown’s carrot cake. It is the best carrot cake I have ever had. I loved making the carrot cake as cupcakes, it...

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and The Great American Bake Sale

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and The Great American Bake Sale

Do you love delicious rich chocolaty cake? Then you are going to love these cupcakes! I found this great recipe on Hershey’s website. It had many great reviews. I...

Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives

Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives

I think these potatoes really speak for themselves. There are countless ways to make great mashed potatoes. This is my favorite way though. Lots of fresh chives and sour...

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Boneless Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

Nothing says spring like a beautiful roast leg of lamb covered in fresh rosemary. I had always been intimidated by leg of lamb. Who knew that roast leg of...

Sweet and Buttery Yeast Rolls and The Share our Strength Great American Bake Sale

Sweet and Buttery Yeast Rolls and The Share our Strength Great American Bake Sale

This is an easy recipe for delicious sweet and buttery yeast rolls. Nothing is better than a freshly homemade dinner roll. We had these rolls on Easter. They make...

My Mom’s Potato Salad

My Mom’s Potato Salad

This is my mom’s easy recipe for potato salad, with diced vegetables and hard boiled eggs. One of my blog friends, Kay, from Cooking with K, had asked me...

Spinach Basil Pesto Pasta and Shrimp

Spinach Basil Pesto Pasta and Shrimp

This is an easy recipe for spinach basil pesto bow tie pasta. I created a spinach pesto to add some more nutrition to a classic pesto. I saw a...

The Resurgence of Canning and a Basic Tutorial

The Resurgence of Canning and a Basic Tutorial

When I was a kid, canning was something my family did to save money. It was something associated, at least to me, with being poor. I learned basic canning...

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Colorful Easter Cupcakes and The Best Frosting I Have Ever Had

Happy Easter everyone! My son and I made these cute cupcakes yesterday. We used a simple devil’s food cake mix. I added an extra egg and a box of...

Orange Marmalade

Orange Marmalade

Do you want your home to smell citrus fresh, then try this delicious recipe for orange marmalade. I had a big bag of oranges in my refrigerator that no...

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring has sprung, and its time for some spring cleaning. I have been cleaning like crazy the past few days, and still have much to do. I like to...

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

I am feeling much better, and am back to cooking and baking. I am going to start to make an effort to stop buying ice cream or other prepared...

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