Archives for August 2012

Favorite Things Thursday

Have you ever made a cake and the outside of the cake get toooooo done? Toooo Brown? Toooo Dry? Toooo Crusty? Do you get that big dome on your cake that you have to lop off? Well do I have a solution for you. I. SWEAR.BY.THESE. Bake Even Strips.   They are little insulated fabric […]

Easy Caramel Brownies

  DOHHHHHH! Did you ever see a recipe somewhere and think,”Well , duh..why didn’t I think of that”? Yep, that is this recipe. My friend Lori over at Recipe Girl posted it and I just slapped my forehead. I usually only post my original recipes here on my site, but I just had to  make […]

Tangy Salad Dressing

I used to be a ranch girl. ALL.THE.WAY What was the point of eating a salad without slatering it with Ranch? No ranch? No salad. Well you see, that thought process was ohhhh, about 10 years ago when I actually had this now mythical thing called a metabolism. With old ago, I have smartened up. […]

Favorite Things Thursday

I’m not 100 years old. I swear. I still boil water in my tea kettle. Yes, I am fully aware that I can get my water hot for my evening tea in about 60 seconds in my microwave, but I like rollin’ old school. There is just something soothing about boiling my water in my […]

Tropical Creamsicle

Don’t you think Sweetened Condensed Milk is just glorious? I could literally sit there all comfy on the couch, pop open a can of sweetened condensed milk and be a happy girl. Oh, what? Judging isn’t polite. I used the fat free version to sweeten this little drink up. It gives it a nice sweet […]

Pretzel Caramel Bars

I.HAVE.NO.WORDS I can’t even. I mean. Really Do you like sweet, salty, gooey and chewy? Are you even human? Pre slicing….It’s taunting you isn’t it? 5.0 from 2 reviews Print Pretzel Caramel Bars Author: Leslie Green – The Hungry Housewife Recipe type: dessert Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  50 mins Serves: 16   […]

Favorite Things Thursday

What’s up people….Do you like Favorite Things Thursday? Should it stay here on the blog? I NEED your feedback! It’s up to you. yea or nay? This weeks Favorite Thing is the OXO Cherry Pitter. A MUST HAVE if your family likes cherries. Yeah, yeah, I have seen the other ways to pit a cherry, […]

Berries and Cream Bars

You can still find strawberries and blueberries in the store. I highly suggest you go…like run to the store to pick some up. Oh and while you are there pick up some yellow cake mix too. I love love love desserts that are super easy and transportable. These tasty little tidbits would be perfect for […]

Sautéed Vegetable and Chicken Pasta & Giveaway

Ohhh, you know what? You can have a sauce and pasta with your dinner and still be healthy. There is no heavy cream, no parmesan cheese and no butter. uh huh, no butter…kinda depressing…but not really. One might think to have a sauce you need , butter and cheese..nope, you need neither. The key is […]

Strawberry Banana Smoothie w/ Nectresse

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20 S’Mores Recipes

Whaaaaaa? You had not heard it was National S’mores Day 2012? Well wake up people and recognize. I myself only have 2 S’mores recipes on my site… S’mores Milkshake Ugggg..2009 photos make me cringe Nila Wafer S’mores   But across the inter webs…theres bunches of S’mores recipes. Get your Pinning finger ready. S’Mores Cookies – […]

Favorite Things Thursday

I cook with citrus A LOT…I would say several times a week. This might seem like a silly little kitchen gadget. We can all squeeze juice out of a lemon fine just by squeezing it with our hands, right? But this little bad boy extracts every last drop of juice out of lemons and limes […]