3-Nut Upside-Down Cake

This looked great, everyone was excited about it but it wasn’t all that great.  The cake was good but the nut topping actually hurt your teeth when you ate it, perhaps I cooked it too long and it was crunchier than it was supposed to be, I’m not sure but most of it ended up … Continue reading

Rice Pilaf

We decided to barbecue for dinner one night when my parents were here and my dad wanted shish kabobs so I decided to make a rice dish to go with it and found this Rice Pilaf recipe on a blog called “A Family Feast” so decided to give it a try.  It was pretty easy … Continue reading

Baked Chocolate Doughnuts

My mom loves chocolate doughnuts so while my parents are here visiting I decided to make her some homemade doughnuts.  This recipe came with the doughnut pan from Wilton, they were chocolatey goodness in the shape of a ring! 1 3/4 cups cake or all purpose flour, sifted 1/4 cup cocoa 3/4 cup sugar 2 … Continue reading

Citrus Marinated Chicken

Still trying to get the food from our Memorial Day barbecue posted, this chicken was great, from a website called Bubblews.  They baked it but I figured it would work just as well on the grill which it did. 1/3 cup orange juice 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup lime juice 2 tablespoons soy sauce … Continue reading

College Survival Kit Graduation Gift

So here’s a cute little idea that I found on Pinterest for a high school graduation gift.  I found multiple variations of this idea so this one is pulled from about 4 different kits.  Here’s what’s inside and a list to go with it: Hugs and Kisses (Hersheys) – to remind you that you are … Continue reading

Circus Animal Cupcakes

We had a fun Mother/Daughter Activity Night here on Wednesday night with our Young Women from church and I wanted to make something fun for the treats so I found this idea on Pinterest, of course, from “House of Yumm”.  They are so adorable and so delicious.  The crushed up cookies in the cupcakes tasted … Continue reading