Archives for October 2008

Daring Bakers #5 PIZZA

Pizza………..How easy is that? Everyone can make Pizza Right? Sure I can, I make it almost every Friday night. I purchase pizza dough from my grocery bakery, let it rise for an hour when I get home, load it up with toppings, and there we have it…PIZZA! I am soooo a pro! HA…I was humbled […]

Vanilla Extract (eventually)

Thanks for everyones ideas for my Impulse Buy. I decided the first thing I would do with them would be, Vanilla Extract. Have you noticed how expensive Vanilla Extract is? Its like $8.99 for one of the bigger bottles of McCormick. For all you bakers out there you know how fast it goes!! Well it […]

Oven Baked Potatoes

We don’t eat spuds that often in my house, quite frankly because my hips don’t like them. And we all know I have willpower issues. So I just avoid them like the plague! But on the rare occasion that I do make them, I don’t want mashed potatoes (even though I make MEAN mashed potatoes) […]

Welcome from Daytime

If you are visiting my blog via Daytime, WELCOME.I hope you enjoyed my fun segment. Please forgive my nerves.Feel free to stay awhile and poke around. I have some yummy food and some even yummier looking photography! Leave a comment if you wish, I would love to hear from you! If you would like to […]

Set your TiVos” style=”width:400px;height:326px” Here is the correct link to Daytime, Their website is and here is their link to the channel listings and airing times. If all of the planets align correctly, My first “cooking” segment will air on Monday October 20th. I taped a second segment, but I am not sure when it will […]

Homemade Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche..Wikipedia defines it as a milk based syrup. In Portuguese it means “milk candy”. Have you had it? No? Yes? Well let me tell you it is sooooo very creamy, sweet and milky. You can use it over anything, ice cream, flan, over cookies and even in coffee. The possibilities are endless. Unfortunately, […]

Happy 100th post to me.

Whew!!! 100 posts. My first post was April 23rd 2008. It still sits there alone with 0 comments. What a lonely coconut cake. I again want to thank EVERYONE who reads my blog. And especially want to thank those of you who take your time out of your day to leave your kind comments. If […]

Pay It Forward

Go over and see Tanya at Take the Cannoli and enter her Pay It Forward Giveaway. And take a gander at what she got in the mail from me ( oh how I love shopping)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Lets keep this giveaway going. It is sooooooo fun to go shopping for others and making them happy with all of […]

Impulse Buy.

“My Friends”..(if I heard John McCain say that one more time last night during the debate I thought I would shove his bumbed arm up his butt..I am sooooo over this election)..anyways, My friends, what you are looking at is 1/4 pounds Grade A Gourmet Tahitian Vanilla Beans. I thought I would be thrifty and […]


I have been such a slacker when it comes to Weight Watcher Wednesdays lately. I have not been doing much blog worthy cooking. But I HAD to have a sweet treat over the weekend, and I recalled this WW recipe that I made a while back with only TWO ingredients! It is SUPER SUPER simple. […]

Potato- Sour Cream Biscuits

One of my FAVORITE blogs is The Noble Pig. She is one of my daily reads. Cathy always has funny, relatable content and delicious food. I saw these yummy little rounds of carbohydrate goodness and had to read on! No yeast..there is no yeast in these biscuits. I have never really worked with yeast. Nooo, […]

Empty Pantry Syndrome

We have all had it at one point in our know..when you are standing in your kitchen, staring at a plate of thawed chicken breast..staring and staring and staring. I HATE HATE making the same things over and over. I pulled out my recipes binder, saw some things that looked good. Crap, I had […]