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Category Archive: recipes

Make This: Vegan Gingerbread

If your child’s class is like mine, then there’s someone allergic to something. For the class holiday party, I found this recipe from VeganYumYum. I was skeptical, but the cakes were moist and… Continue reading

Make This: Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Make This: Chocolate Cream Pie

Hershey’s Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is easy and delicious. But instead of one big pie, I used mini pie crusts. I thought this gave a better filling-to-crust ratio since the filling is so… Continue reading

Make It: Corn Dog Mini Muffins

We love corn dogs, so I had to give this recipe from Happy Good Time at try. I just used as mix as suggested and I had organic cocktail franks, so I used… Continue reading

Make It: Iced Tea Concentrate

Summer’s over, but I still love my iced tea. Easily make a glass any time (and save on fridge space) with iced tea concentrate. I made a sweetened black tea concentrate and an… Continue reading

Make It: Low-Fat Brownies

These deliciously moist and dense brownies were adapted from Devin Alexander’s Chewy Chocolaty Brownies recipe. I didn’t have any espresso powder or raw sugar, so I skipped the espresso (but use did Valrohna… Continue reading

Make It: No-Bake Strawberry Pie

A quick and easy way to make a fresh and tasty dessert. I mostly followed the recipe from America’s Test Kitchen. I couldn’t find pectin, so I upped the corn starch to 2… Continue reading

Try It: Bacon, Brie and Jam Grilled Sandwich

Bread, brie, bacon and jam taste good in just about any combination. It just never crossed my mind to put them all together until my cousin Winny mentioned it. Quite a delicious (and… Continue reading

Try It: Whoopie Pies

My daughter received Whoopie Pies by Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell as a gift, so of course we had to make a batch of chocolate ones right away. Bakerella has the recipe posted… Continue reading

Try It: Butternut Parmesan Sauce

Simply Recipe’s Pasta with Butternut Parmesan Sauce is as delicious as it is easy. We took a shortcut by using pre-cut squash from Trader Joe’s, but then crisped up some prosciutto to sprinkle… Continue reading