Dove Chocolate Discoveries Recipe Binder Giveaway!

It’s time for a giveaway!  I have 2 Dove Chocolate Discoveries Recipe Binders to give away.  They are valued around $20 each.  Great way to keep track of your favorite recipes (maybe even some from Penny’s Food Blog).  I’ll include some recipes with the binders but basically these are for you to keep and organize … Continue reading

Glazed Lemon Sugar Cookies

The grocery store Smiths near my house is having one of their mega event sales where if you buy 10 items from a certain list of products then you automatically get $5 off at the register and if you use coupons along with that sale, you can get some really good bargains like Krusteaz Sugar … Continue reading

Two Cheese Straws

I got this recipe in an email from Betty Crocker, specifically Bisquick.  I made a big pot of chili for dinner (Family Favorite Chili which is already on the blog) and these sounded like they would go well with chili.  They would also go great with spaghetti and they would work well as an appetizer … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Picnic Cake

What’s better than homemade chocolate cake on a cold snowy night?  Pretty much nothing!  This recipe comes from Tablespoon. cake: 1 box pudding included German chocolate cake mix 3/4 cup water 4 eggs 1 cup butter, softened 1 (4 oz) package instant chocolate pudding and pie filling mix 1 cup mini chocolate chips (I used … Continue reading

Penne with Fresh Vegetables

I got this recipe off of the back of a box of Barilla pasta.  It looked really yummy and it ended up being really yummy and everyone here liked it.  It wasn’t hard to make at all. 1 box Barilla whole grain Penne (I didn’t have any penne so I used the closest thing to … Continue reading

Fantastic Focaccia Bread

This is one of Courtney’s favorites.  She used to call it “piscachi” bread.  It’s a Pampered Chef recipe and really yummy! 1 (13.8 oz) package refrigerated pizza crust 2 garlic cloves, pressed 2/3 cup (2 oz) grated fresh Romano or Parmesan cheese, divided (I always use Parmesan) 2 cups (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided … Continue reading

Cake Mix Bar Cookies – M & M

Here’s another variation on the cake mix bar cookie.  Reese’s Pieces is already on here and so here’s an M & M one, same basic recipe but with different candy, both from “101 Things To Do With A Cake Mix” by Stephanie Ashcraft.  These were for Bob’s Sunday School class.  Quick and easy, perfect for … Continue reading

Rocky Road Chocolate Muffins

I got a new cookbook at Costco called “1 Mix, 100 Muffins” by Susanna Tee.  As you can probably tell from the title, there is 1 basic muffin recipe and then 100 different variations from that basic mix.  This is #56 and it’s for the Sunday School classes tomorrow. heaping 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 … Continue reading

March of the Penguins Cupcakes

The penguins have been out fishing all day and now are on their way home in a line, moving past icebergs and more fish.  The last penguin in line has the bucket of fish that they’ve caught.  Happy Birthday Kindra!  This decorating idea comes from the “Hello, Cupcake!” cookbook; it’s not hard to do but … Continue reading