Skillet Lasagna

This was the easiest and fastest lasagna I’ve ever made and it tasted good too. 8 ounces ground beef 3/4 cup chopped green, red, or yellow sweet pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 (23.5 oz) jar pasta sauce 1 cup water 3 cups dried wide egg noodles 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Easy Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut) Soup

We have a much beloved and much anticipated tradition in our family for Christmas Eve dinner.  Everyone gets to pick 1 or 2 things that they want for dinner and that’s what we have.  It’s usually a smorgasbord of deliciousness! Courtney wanted this soup from her favorite Asian restaurant but they were closed so I … Continue reading

Andes Mint Brownies

I needed some chocolate last night, there were far too many eggnog and gingerbread treats in this house and not enough chocolate so I took care of it! brownies 1 1/3 cups flour 1 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup canola oil 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 4 eggs … Continue reading

Puffy Gingerbread Cookies

The hubs loves gingerbread cookies.  Me, not so much but I make them for him because I love him.  I decided to try out my new Wilton Christmas Cookie Pan which I got last year after Christmas for half off or more. I can’t find it on their website so it must be discontinued but … Continue reading

Nutty Eggnog Bars

And the holiday baking continues . . . cookies 2/3 cup butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts or pecans icing 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 2 – 3 tablespoons eggnog 1  Preheat oven to 350.  … Continue reading