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

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookie day yesterday!  This recipe comes from a blog called “Love and Olive Oil”.  I was in the mood for cookies with chocolate chips and toffee so googled that and found this.  They are perfect! 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1  cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature … Continue reading

Chocolate Cobbler

  Now doesn’t that look like a whole pan of deliciousness?  Last night we were playing cards and it was chilly so I put this in the oven when we started playing and before too long the whole house smelled chocolatey and awesome and then we got to eat the chocolatey awesomeness and life was … Continue reading

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Found this idea on Pinterest (of course!),  from a blog called “Little Bit Funky”.  They were quick, easy and tasty – my 3 favorite things in food! So all you need is a tube of cinnamon rolls (I bought Pillsbury Cinnabon cinnamon rolls), some cooking spray and a waffle iron.  Spray waffle iron with cooking … Continue reading

Acorns and Pilgrim Hats

Here are the little Thanksgiving treats the girls made.  First up, acorns!  This idea comes from a blog called “Party Frosting!”.  You need Hershey Kisses, mini Nilla Wafers and mini chocolate chips plus something to stick them all together, I used Nutella.  So just a dab of Nutella on the bottom of a mini Nilla … Continue reading