Giant Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

The leaders of the women’s group at my church (which is called the Relief Society) organized an online cupcake contest where anyone who wanted to participate could submit a photo of a cupcake creation. This was my contribution.  I didn’t win but my entry earned the title of “coolest”!  It was a fun way to … Continue reading

Lemon White Chocolate Brownies

Gosh these were good!  I ate two without even realizing it.  They are a fancier lemon bar with a more significant and tastier crust.  Highly recommend if you like lemon bars and besides, what else have you got to do?  (A little quarantine humor, a very little.) brownie layer 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) butter … Continue reading

Skillet Red Skin Potatoes

Instead of doing a big Easter dinner this year, we decided to do a big brunch and it was so good that I think we might do it every year now.  We had Buttermilk Waffles (recipe here), Cinnamon Rolls (I cheated and used a mix for theses), a Bacon and Cheese Fritatta that Bob made … Continue reading

Disneyland’s Mickey Shaped Beignets

UPDATE! to post below I got some Mickey Mouse cookie cutters on Amazon and made Disneyland’s beignets again this time in the shape of Mickey! So yummy and so cute! Also made chocolate ganache for dipping which I highly recommend! I don’t know if you’ve noticed but Disneyland has been releasing some of its recipes … Continue reading

Tomato Vegetable Soup

One of my favorite comfort foods is homemade soup and quarantine time is the perfect time for comfort food. 1 onion, chopped 1 yellow squash, cut into chunks 1 zucchini, cut into chunks 1 large carrot, sliced 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup frozen peas 1 (15.25 oz) can corn with liquid 1 (14.5 oz … Continue reading

Easiest Pasta and Broccoli

We’re trying really hard to eat healthy things while under quarantine because the fridge and the sweets and the chocolate are calling to us!  This was good but not very flavorful so make sure to not skip the salt, pepper and Parmesan. 12 oz uncooked pasta 6 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets 5 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

No Knead Skillet Focaccia

You know what the worst part of being quarantined for me is?  Not being able to bake for all my friends who are also in quarantine.  Seriously. My daughter bought a new cast iron skillet so I had to try it out and this focaccia was just the ticket.  It turned out delicious. 2 cups … Continue reading