As far back as I can remember, my mom has made Braided Cinnamon Bread for every Christmas morning breakfast. Maybe I should also add it to Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day and possibly Tax Day. Really any excuse to eat it suits me just fine.
While I love pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and sweet potato anything, my favorite of all the Fall/Thanksgiving treats is a pumpkin roll. It has all the deliciousness of a cake, but there is frosting in every bite. And I’m a firm believer that most solid food is simply a vehicle for frosting. I know for […]
Now I’m a very mature adult (of sorts), and yet I still love french-bread pizza. Not only is a delicious dinner, but it is really fast and easy. It’s almost impossible to mess this up (as long as you watch the broiler). We often make this on Saturday nights because something about Saturday night makes me not want to cook.
A few weeks ago, one of our friends brought us some concord grapes from his garden. At first, I was overwhelmed with the prospect of making jelly from scratch, but there is something so satisfying about making your own jelly and jam.
Here is an EASY way to make adorable cupcakes for a birthday party. These cupcakes are instantly recognizable as Minnie Mouse and easy enough for my kids and I to make together.
My kids love to cook and bake with me. Even if it’s something as simple as boiling eggs, they love to be a part of it. I think it’s very important to let your kids get involved in the kitchen. They feel pride when they help prepare something and are more likely to eat it. Here are a few things I like to do to get my kids involved in cooking.
When my husband lived in Brazil, he ate a small chocolate candy called a brigadeiro. This delicious little candy is like a mix between a truffle and a tootsie roll. It’s perfectly soft and gooey and tastes amazing.
Today, I have yet another slow cooker recipe. Have I mentioned how much I love my slow cooker? I like to do slow cooker recipes on Sundays, so I can spend the day at church and focusing on my family, without worrying about dinner. This Salsa beef comes together very quickly and has a ton of flavor.
This Independence Day, we invited friends, neighbors and the local Boy Scouts of America troop to our home to help raise our flag for the first time. We then celebrated with 100+ muffins. This is what 100 muffins and hours of labor look like.