Mandarin Orange Pretzel Salad

Another new addition to our Thanksgiving menu.  I tried this before one year but didn’t wait patiently for the jello to set a bit before I poured in on there and it just seeped to the bottom and made a soggy mess so this time I waited for the jello to cool and set a … Continue reading

Chocolate Revel S’Mores Tart

Let the posting of Thanksgiving dinner recipes begin!  First up, this delicious and lovely tart which made a complete mess of my oven so it’s a good thing that it was indeed delicious!  It totally overflowed for me so I would suggest putting a cookie sheet underneath it in case it overflows on you too.  … Continue reading

Easy Turkey Cupcakes

Here is a Thanksgiving dessert idea that is all over Pinterest so I’m not really sure where it originated to give credit.  It seriously could not be any easier!  All you need are some baked and frosted cupcakes, your choice of flavors, these are dark chocolate cupcakes (from a box mix) and chocolate frosting (from … Continue reading

Baked Chocolate Donuts

And here is my other contribution to Kenzie’s bridal shower yesterday, chocolate donuts, some of them even heart shaped!  The recipe comes from a blog called “Milk & Honey”.  Bob said he really liked these because sometimes baked donuts don’t taste like “real” donuts but for him, these tasted like real donuts. donuts: 3/4 cup … Continue reading

Creme Brulee Muffins

Here are the muffins all ready to go at the wedding shower for my friend Kenzie!  These were pretty dang yummy, maybe there will be some leftover from the shower but I doubt it.  The recipe comes from a blog called “Chef in Training”. muffins: 5 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 3/4 … Continue reading

Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli

The first of the winter soup pots, so happy!  I love homemade soup, I could and sometimes do live off it during the winter months.  This one comes from “Todd Wilbur’s Top Secret Recipes” and was amazingly delicious!  Can’t wait to have a bowl for lunch today as soup is almost always better the next … Continue reading

Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

Here is the other part of our dinner from Sunday night, a recipe from “Six Sisters’ Stuff”.  It tasted pretty good but the texture was not great, super mushy.  Now some people here really liked it like Bob and Jaren (they said it reminded them of tamales not enchiladas) who had seconds but the rest … Continue reading

Fudge Revel Bars

I promised Courtney and Jaren a treat on Sunday night when they came over and Cort always wants a chocolate treat so I went on Pinterest and searched for “quick and easy chocolate treats” and this is one that came up.  They were quick and easy and also delicious!  They come from a blog called … Continue reading

One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole

Sunday dinner last night with the whole fam, my favorite part of the week!  Made this along with some other things, which will show up later.  It was easy and yummy!  I served it as a side dish but I was thinking that you could add some meat to it and it could be dinner.  … Continue reading

Butterscotch Apple Crisp

Here’s the other dessert I made for Bunco the other night, I was on a butterscotch kick.  This one was amazingly delicious, the butterscotch chips added the perfect taste to an ordinary apple crisp.  The recipe comes from “The Food Network” and was easy to make.  I added to the recipe by half so that … Continue reading