Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Courtney called this morning requesting homemade Chicken Noodle Soup as her throat was sore so of course I had to make her a treat to go along with the soup and this bread seemed like just the thing as it would be soft on her throat and use up some zucchini from our garden and … Continue reading

New Orleans Praline Brownies

My son Zach asked if I would make some treats for him to take to work to share with his coworkers and of course I said yes so I found this recipe on my Pinterest page of “Sweet Recipes I Want To Try” and they did not disappoint!  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe and is … Continue reading

Bowties and Squash with Fresh Basil Pesto

Yummiest dinner last night!  It started off with this homemade pesto recipe from the “Betty Crocker” website and went from there.  I made the pesto with the fresh basil from my garden and then cooked some pasta to put it on and then saw the bowl of squash sitting on the counter so I fried … Continue reading

Chocolate Lasagna

This one was a hit with the adults and kids both.  It might have been my favorite if I was forced to choose.  It comes from a blog called “My Litter”. 1 (15 oz) package Oreos (not double stuffed) 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna

This one was a huge hit with the kids.  I tried it and it was pretty yummy.  It comes from a blog called “Marty’s Musings”.  I will definitely make this one again. cream cheese filling 16 oz cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Strawberry White Chocolate Lasagna

Here is dessert lasagna #2 for the kids from church.  This is the only one that I did not try but those who did said it was great.  This recipe comes from a website called “Tasty Kitchen”. 1 (15 oz) package Oreos 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/2 packages (12 oz total) cream cheese, softened … Continue reading

Beach Themed White Fondant Wedding Cake

Courtney and I made this beach themed wedding cake for our friend Stephanie who got married yesterday.  It was a fun cake to put together.  The cake is chocolate then covered in buttercream icing and finished with white Pettnice fondant.  The “sand” is graham cracker crumbs and the shells are Wilton white candy melts swirled … Continue reading

Raspberry Lemon Truffle Cupcakes

Another recipe from the Kneaders cupcake class, this time for Bunco at my house last night hence the sugar cube dice on 1 of the cupcakes.  I was running short on time so couldn’t make their from scratch recipe of the Lemon Chiffon Cupcakes (I’m sure I’ll get to it at some point and when … Continue reading

Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

“Cooking with Courtney” yesterday, we made this pasta and zucchini bread, both delicious!  This pasta comes from the “All You” website, very easy to make and a really good flavor especially for a pasta without a sauce. 8 plum tomatoes, cored and quartered 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup … Continue reading