Category Archive: recipes

Make This: Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

Seriously, all you need is chocolate, water and a whisk/mixer and you’ll have chocolate mousse. Hervé This (pretty much the father of molecular gastronomy) came up with this recipe. It’s dangerously easy. I… Continue reading

Make This: Cream Puffs

My sister made these fantastic cream puffs for my daughter’s birthday. Very delicious and surprisingly easy. Vanilla Pastry Cream (makes about 2.5 cups) Time: 20 minutes (if that) 2/3 cup sugar 2 T… Continue reading

Make This: Ombré Sugar Hearts

Wedding Chicks has an easy-to-follow tutorial for the beautiful ombré sugar hearts. You could use this recipe with all sorts of shapes. I’m seeing ombré stars! Photo: Wedding Chicks

Make This: Cake Batter Ice Cream Bread

There’s a hard-to-believe recipe for cake batter ice cream bread on In Katrina’s Kitchen that only requires ice cream and self-rising flour and is now on the top of my list to try.… Continue reading

Make This: Chicken Enchiladas

America’s Test Kitchen’s chicken enchiladas are a huge favorite of ours. It’s a little bit involved but totally worth it.

Make This: Easy Frozen Yogurt has a super easy recipe for peach frozen yogurt: frozen peaches, yogurt and honey. I tried it with strawberries and it turned out just as well

Make This: Ginger Simple Syrup

I made ginger simple syrup for lemonade awhile back and it was a big hit. Now with the cold weather still hanging around, I thought “why not add it to my hot tea?”… Continue reading

Make This: Martha Stewart’s Ginger Cookies

Martha Stewart’s ginger cookie recipe is the best I’ve found so far. If you like chewy ones. I make them smaller than the recipe suggests to lessen the guilt.

Make It: DIY Jolly Rancher Pops

A Little Art Can’t Hurt has a super easy way to make your own pops–just stick some Jolly Ranchers in the oven. My kids loved this, especially picking out the flavors they wanted.… Continue reading

Make This: Marshmallow Hedgehogs

I saw these online but since my kids aren’t big on coconut, I thought I’d try using chocolate sprinkles. Just dip part of a marshmallow into melted chocolate and roll in sprinkles. The… Continue reading