It’s a Rocky Road Cupcakes

Treats for the girls at church today from Wendy Paul’s “101 Gourmet Cupcakes in 10 Minutes”.  Just ate one and they are delicious! 1 box chocolate cake mix 3 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup chocolate chips 1 – 2 cups miniature marshmallows 1  Mix together cake mix, eggs and milk.  … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Rolls

This is my best contribution to Thanksgiving dinner this year – homemade rolls!  They were really easy to make and turned out looking great and tasting great!  The recipe comes from a blog called “Six Sisters’ Stuff”.  I will definitely be making these again. 1 tablespoon active dry yeast (1 packet) 1/2 cup sugar 3 … Continue reading

Maple Walnut Fudge

Started the Thanksgiving food prep yesterday with these little beauties!  The recipe is from the October 19, 2012 issue of “All You” magazine.  YUMMY! 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 (7.5 oz) jar Marshmallow Fluff 1 (5 oz) can evaporated milk 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 (11 oz) bag white … Continue reading

Baked Cheater Churros

Card games and treats again last night.  These were the treats from a blog called “Lovin’ From the Oven”.  Easy, quick and tasty – my 3 favorite things! 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/2 cup melted butter 1  Preheat oven to 450. 2  Cut thawed pastry into 1″ … Continue reading

Crusty Bread

I think this bread should be called “Miracle Bread”!  I have a confession to make, I am a little afraid of using recipes that call for yeast because I have not had good luck in the past making things involving yeast but this bread truly could not be any easier or tastier!  I found the … Continue reading

Steak and Potato Soup

And here is tonight’s dinner, along with some homemade bread (in the post to follow), perfect for a cold, wet, winter’s day!  This recipe also comes from “Betty Crocker’s Soups and Stews”. 2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak (1″ thick) (I cheated and just bought stew meat) 2 tablespoons oil (didn’t use this) 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Turkey Cookie Pops

Made these little cuties to take to the Young Women at church today.  I saw this idea on Pinterest but when I clicked on the picture it took me to a website that required a password so I couldn’t get to it to get the instructions but then I found it on another website called … Continue reading

Italian Tomato Soup

This was last night’s dinner – tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches on sourdough, yum!  This soup couldn’t be any easier and it tastes so much better than any tomato soup from a can.  The recipe is from the cookbook, “Betty Crocker Soups and Stews”. 1 cup water 2 (14.5 oz each) cans diced tomatoes … Continue reading