Turkey Roll Ups

This is a Rhodes Rolls recipe and is perfect for using up some of that leftover turkey.  These taste like little turkey pot pies. 10 Rhodes dinner rolls, thawed to room temperature (I thawed 12 and still had filling left over) 2 cups diced cooked turkey 1/2 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup … Continue reading

Red Velvet Cake Balls

  Here is my Red Velvet Cake story!  A friend of Courtney’s requested a birthday cake from us for her daughter’s birthday and she wanted the cake to be Red Velvet.  I had never made a Red Velvet cake before so I asked my good friend Ann, who is a spectacular baker, if she had … Continue reading

Chocolate Raspberry Tart

This could not be any easier to make and it seriously could not taste any better either.  It was even better with a little (or big) dollop of Cool Whip on top.  It comes from the Martha Stewart magazine, “Everyday Food”. 32 chocolate wafer cookies (about 8 ounces) or graham crackers 2 tablespoons sugar coarse … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Placecard Markers

This is a fun and easy idea that I found on the Wilton website, placecards made out of candy!  They are bigger than they look, almost the size of a regular candy bar. ingredients: white candy melts (I didn’t do any white ones, just orange and cocoa) orange candy melts dark cocoa candy melts (I … Continue reading

Green Beans and Bacon

This recipe also comes from the November 2001 issue of “Food Network Magazine” (Thanksgiving dinner at the Johnson’s brought to you by the Food Network Magazine!).  I used the bacon that Bob had wrapped around the turkey in these.  They were really good! 2 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed Kosher salt 1/2 pound bacon, roughly … Continue reading

Basic Popovers

I decided to try and make popovers this year which wasn’t a total disaster but didn’t turn out perfectly either.  I had to send my niece Heidi and her husband Mark to the store to buy rolls because most of the popovers didn’t turn out and the 6 that were acceptable were a little too … Continue reading