Archives for April 2008

Are they worth $1,000,000.00??????

This is what ONE MILLION DOLLARS looks like!!! Carolyn Gurtz of Gaithersburg recently won the Pillsbury Bake Off to the tune of $1,000,000.00 with this cookie. So you know I had to try it for my self. While the cookie was really easy to make, I am not sure it is worth all of that […]

No need for Takeout!

Olive Garden’s Tuscan Garlic Chicken Ingredients4 each (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts1 1/2 cups flour, plus 1 tablespoon1 Tbsp salt2 tsp black pepper2 tsp Italian seasoning1 lb fettuccine pasta, cooked according to package directions5 Tbsp olive oil1 Tbsp garlic, chopped1 red pepper, julienne cut1/2 cup white wine1/2 lb whole leaf spinach, stemmed2 cups heavy […]

Nutella Peanut Butter Brownies

So last night I posted about the “Joys of Nutella“. Well after finding a recipe that look worth making, I just knew I had to get rid of that jar of Nutella before I ate it all! And the winner is…drum roll please………… Nutella Peanut Butter Brownies 1 cup unsalted butter 2 cups sugar 2 […]

Oh the Joys of Nutella!

Ok, so I though I would just tease you tonight! For those of you who do not know what Nutella is…well shame on you..have you been hiding under a rock. Well I suggest you put your P.J’s on and run to the grocery and get a tub or two. This soft chocolate hazelnut spread is […]

Need a smile? No baking required!

There was no scooping, measuring, pouring(except for the syrup) or preheating required to get a smile for a 2 1/2 year old. Some of my cooking isn’t approved by my kids, so I went the simple route on this one. I really did buy this Fat Free frozen yogurt for my children. So I had […]

Trisha Yearwoods..Chicken Pie

This dish wasn’t really what I expected it to be. Yes it did have a rich and creamy comfort food taste, but it was more like a soupy chicken pot pie minus the veggies. The biscuit topping was delightful and had a tiny bit of tang from the buttermilk. Don’t get me wrong it was […]

Coconut Shortbread..YUM

Ok…so I am a dork and many people know this..And my head also tends to be in the clouds.SO when I was rewriting this recipe, I noticed that it called for ONE cup of butter…hmmm I distinctly only remember putting one stick of butter in the mixer. Aggghhhh..One stick is sooo not ONE cup of […]

Can you say BEAUTIFUL???

CHOCOLATE HARVEST CAKE This very pretty to look at cake is VERY rich. The pumpkin filling is super creamy. I think next time instead of using pumpkin, I will use a strawberry filling of some sort. Cake 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup water 2/3 cup cooking oil 2 cups sugar 2 egg 1 teaspoon baking […]

Cherries and Cheescake!

Cherry Cheesecake Muffins I have to say I am more of a Chocolate fan but these yummy and extremely moist muffins were just delish. I found them while perusing through They look messy but also professional! 1 box moist white cake mix 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sour cream 2 eggs 1/4 […]

My first entry into the blogging world….

And what a better way to do it than with Coconut Cake!! I made this cake for Easter and it was a big Hit. Although I was up in the air about it.I found this beautiful cake on Food Network..Jamie’s Coconut cake…by the glorious Paula Deen. Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake with coconut milk2 sticks butter, at […]