Valentine Sugar Cookies

Valentine Sugar Cookies by

I love to cook and bake so, I've been spreading a little bit of love around with these Valentine Sugar Cookies! Cooking is an expression of love for me.  It’s the way I say, “I love you” to the people in my life.  Healthy and balanced meals for my family because I love and care about them.  Having a hard day?…  a plate of cookies will surely make it all better!  (my friends secretly … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Bars with Italian Buttercream Frosting

Gingerbread Bars with Italian Buttercream by

Okay.... I know we are all on sugar-overloads and thinking about our waistlines after all the Holiday feasting BUT I just can't let these delightful little bars get passed by! AND that frosting I made in my Baking and Pastry class and it's been awhile since I've given y'all a Culinary School update too. Italian Meringue Buttercream is a little bit of a trick to make- it … [Read more...]

Cold Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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I'm SO happy to have Jen here with us from Bakerette, she's fixed up a fabulous recipe to share with us so I won't keep ya waiting any longer... The season of giving is upon us and with that comes parties and entertaining! One of our favorite appetizers we set out with crackers and chips is this amazing Cold Spinach and Artichoke Dip! It's the bomb dot com! It's full of healthy … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese by

I must admit I was pleasantly surprised with this Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese! It was SO easy to put together and it turned out creamy and delicious.  It would be the perfect side dish for your next BBQ or if your kids love Mac and Cheese like my son, Jake, does- they'll love it anytime! [easyrecipe id="14764" n="0"] *I adapted this recipe from Six Sister's Stuff  Our Slow … [Read more...]

Easy 7-up Biscuits

Easy Soda-pop Biscuits by

I'm excited to share this amazing NEW cookbook by Six Sister's Stuff with all of you today!  I love these ladies... they're just as sweet in person as they seem on their blog.   I was thrilled to be able to do an early review and be a part of their blog tour :) When my copy showed up in the mail, I sat right down with a lovely cup of herbal tea and proceeded to dog-ear half the … [Read more...]

Sour Cream Coffee Cake


I'm SO excited to introduce you to one of our NEW monthly contributors, this is Liz from A Sweet Baker ! I love Liz's blog and all of her delicious dessert recipes... if you've ever got a hankerin' for something sweet- A Sweet Baker is where you wanna go :)  AND with that I'm gonna let Liz take it from here... Hi Everyone! I'm so excited to be here, as monthly contributor, on "What's … [Read more...]

Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake

Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake by

Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake   Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake... is moist and rich and everything a chocolate lover has ever wished for in a cake!  It's just plain delightful :) [easyrecipe id="12422" n="0"] *this recipe was slightly adapted from Our friend, Brenda, brought this Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake to my husbands office party and she happened to dropped … [Read more...]

Shrimp Dip

Shrimp Dip by

Shrimp Dip Shrimp Dip... is a delicious and easy appetizer that everyone always loves!  My friend Clare gave me this recipe and brought it to our bowling party- just had to share it with all of you :) [easyrecipe id="12314" n="0"]   Shrimp Dip... is a creamy appetizer spread that is great to take along to any New Years Eve party or get together! Happy Friday and Holiday … [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Stroganoff

Easy Peasy Stroganoff by

Easy Peasy Stroganoff   Easy Peasy Stroganoff is one of my go-to recipes!  For when I'm running around all day long AND everyone is starving to death AND I have no idea what to make for dinner :) One of my favorite tricks in the whole world to speed up making dinner... is to buy hamburger in bulk, brown it up with onions, and freeze it in pint sized freezer bags.  That way … [Read more...]

Browned Butter Banana Bread Brownies

Browned Butter Banana Bread Brownies by

Browned Butter Banana Bread Brownies now, that's almost a tongue-twister :)     Even though that's quiet the name I came up with... these Browned Butter Banana Bread Brownies were gone faster than I could say MISS-I-SS-I-SS-I-P-I !!!   Holy Cow they were good AND this was a wonderful way to use up my 4 very ripe banana's! I learned a really cool trick at Evo in the Truvia … [Read more...]

Fake Cheesecake

Fake Cheesecake by

Fake Cheesecake is every bit as addicting as "real" cheesecake BUT! there's NO baking required :)   [easyrecipe id="7541" n="0"]   My Best Friend, Carol, brought this to a BBQ we had the other night AND it was just delightful!  I told her I needed to blog it and she happily agreed... of course, I made her snap a picture with the display plate :)  Then we promptly shared … [Read more...]

Chocolate Turtle Cake

Chocolate Turtle Cake

Chocolate Turtle Cake is everything you'd hoped it'd be when you read the title!!  Chocolate, Pecans, and Caramel... how can it be anything but delicious :)     We enjoyed this Chocolate Turtle Cake for Abbies 13th birthday party last Sunday... she loved it and so did all the rest of us!  Chocolate Turtle Cake will be a favorite of yours too!! [easyrecipe id="5259" … [Read more...]