Category Archive: recipes

Make This: English Muffin Bread

Cook’s Country has a recipe for English muffin bread that looked so good (and easy) that I gave it a try even though I usually can’t make anything with yeast turn out. So,… Continue reading

Make This: Homemade Altoids

Here’s a fun activity you can do with the kids–make your own Altoids. One Good Thing by Jillee has the tutorial and it’s super simple. Think of all the flavors and colors you… Continue reading

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.