Baked Waffle Sticks

If you follow my blog then you know that I have a love affair with waffles!  We tried this stick version which you can eat with your fingers, woo hoo and they were delicious!  I even made a few substitutions to take down the calorie count and no one noticed.  I made them in my … Continue reading

Pasta Romano with Bacon and Broccoli

Looks delicious right?  It was! 2 tablespoons salt 1 pound pasta, I used ziti 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 garlic cloves, pressed or minced 2 heads broccoli, cut into bite size pieces 2 plum tomatoes, sliced 2 oz (1 cup) shredded pecorino Romano cheese 1 oz (1/2 cup) shredded Parmesan cheese … Continue reading

Southwestern Style Salsa

And the last recipe from Kristi’s Pampered Chef Open House, and what a recipe it is!  So yummy!  The lime really gives this salsa that special kick, I might just add two limes the next time I make it. 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped … Continue reading

Taffy Apple Salad

Dessert?  Yes!  Breakfast?  Yes!  Lunch?  Yes!  Dinner?  Yes!  Snack?  Yes!  You get the idea.  Another yummy recipe from Kristi’s Pampered Chef party. 1 cup pineapple tidbits in juice 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1 cup Cool Whip, thawed 2 medium red apples, cored and diced 2 medium Granny Smith apples, cored and diced 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Brown Sugar Dijon Brie

Please forgive the picture.  I totally forgot to take one until we had already dug into the brie!  But it was so good and irresistible!  This is another appetizer that I made for Kristi’s Pampered Chef party and it was dreamy and so easy to make. 1/2 cup sliced almonds, divided 1/2 cup packed brown … Continue reading

Tempting Toffee Crisps

I used to be a Pampered Chef consultant and I decided recently that I wanted to be one again so last night my friend Kristi hosted my first party as a brand new PC consultant and this is one of the treats I made for the party.  It was so delicious and so easy!  Give … Continue reading

Classic Spritz Cookies

Let me start off by saying that I love the look and the taste of these cookies however the process of making them is a pain in the butt!  I have an old version of the Pampered Chef cookie press so I’m just going to assume that the newer version of the press works better.  … Continue reading