Peanut Butter Pecan Chocolate Chip Granola Cookies

I spent a lot of yesterday in the kitchen, sometimes I just want to cook and bake all day long!  I made Balsamic Bruschetta, Caprese Pasta Salad, Colleen’s Overnight French Toast and these little guys which are delicious by the way.  It was a good day.  (The recipe for these cookies comes from Betty Crocker.) … Continue reading

Caprese Pasta Salad

Yesterday was Zach’s actual birthday and all the food from his birthday dinner on Sunday was gone so I made him another pasta salad which was just as good if not better than the first one.  The tomatoes in my garden are finally staring to ripen so I used a bunch in this salad, so … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Mocha Cake

Happy Birthday today to my favorite son, Zach!  This is his birthday cake from our Sunday celebration.  It tasted really good but looked kind of funky, you can kind of see from the picture that when I turned it out of the pan, it sort of oozed out over the plate, I’ve never had a … Continue reading

Antipasto Pasta

It’s Zach’s birthday this week but we celebrated on Sunday and he requested pasta.  I found this recipe on My Recipes, it’s full of all the things that Zach likes so I made it and it was a hit.  They served it warm but I made it ahead of time and refrigerated it and served … Continue reading

The Best Chocolate Cake You Ever Ate

I also made this chocolate cake for Courtney’s party on Sunday.  It was pretty good but I’m not sure it was the best chocolate cake I ever ate.  I didn’t make the frosting because we put whipped cream and strawberries on top so maybe you need the frosting to make it the best.  It comes … Continue reading

Strawberries and Cream Yogurt Cake

Courtney had some friends over Sunday night for dinner and a swim so I made some cakes for them and this one was the favorite.  I whipped up some homemade whipped cream and sliced up some strawberries to go with it, it was pretty tasty!  The recipe comes from Betty Crocker. 2 (5.3 oz each) … Continue reading

Starbucks Banana Bread

Courtney and Jaren and my niece Emma and my nephew Wyett came over for dinner last night and I wanted to send them home with some food so I made several batches of quick bread yesterday after church.  I made my much loved “Blue Ribbon Zucchini Bread” and also this new banana bread which is … Continue reading

Samoa Sheet Cake

Treat for my son in law Jaren who passed a test with flying colors so I said I would make him a treat of his choice and he asked for something Samoa, when I saw this cake on “Chef In Training”, I knew it was the one!  It’s not difficult to make but there a … Continue reading