Slow Cooker Three Bean Beer Pot

Also for dinner tonight with my sister in law and nieces and nephews, we are having this but I left out the beer so for us it is just 3 bean pot!  This is a Betty Crocker recipe which I got in an email.  Smelled divine as it was cooking today! 8 slices uncooked bacon, … Continue reading

Creamy Potato Salad Made Over

This is a recipe from Kraft (  Bob loves potato salad but I don’t really like to make it because of the potatoes and cooking them and peeling them and cutting them up, too much work but every now and then I break down and make him potato salad or else he cooks/peels/chops the potatoes … Continue reading

Chocolate Quickies

This recipe comes from one of my cookbooks called “Death By Chocolate Cookies” by Marcel Desaulniers.  The cookies are so named because they can be made and baked quickly.  They were pretty quick to make and taste yummy! 2 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 pound … Continue reading

Cucumber, Tomato and Feta Salad

Father’s Day dinner – barbecue steak, cheesey ranch potatoes and this salad which comes from the June 2011 issue of Bon Appetit magazine, yum! 6 cups coarsely chopped English hothouse or Persian cucumbers (about 2 pounds total) (I used the mini cucumbers from Costco) 2 large tomatoes (about 1 pound total), coarsely chopped 1 bunch … Continue reading

Mini Flower Fondant Cake

Last cake of the weekend!  We already have 3 wedding cakes coming up this summer so we bought a new flower making kit because Courtney has some new flowers to learn how to do for some of those cakes.  She wanted to practice so when we were all done with the other cakes we put … Continue reading

New York Yankees Father’s Day Fondant Cake

Our friend Kimber asked if we would make a New York Yankees Father’s Day cake for her husband Tyler to celebrate his very first Father’s Day.  This was another fun and different cake for us.  We made a vanilla cake (from Ann’s Poppy Seed Cake recipe subbing vanilla for yellow cake and omitting the poppy … Continue reading