Tag: recipes

Broccoli and Cheese Soup

~Saute 6 cloves of garlic (minced) in a cast iron frying pan or dutch oven for 1 minute. ~Add 5 & 1/4 Cups of chicken broth. Heat on medium. As is begins to warm, add 1 & 1/2 cups of heavy cream & 6 cups of broccoli chunks. (I have diced mine small in a mandaline chopper for young children…

Reese’s Pieces Frosted Brownies

Let me just say these will satisfy any sweet tooth. Whether your in a pinch or just want to spend less time in the kitchen, these simple brownies will be a hit, and no one will know if they are homemade or boxed mix. Dress up plain brownies ready for a special feast or potluck in 5 minutes. ~Start with…

Better than Bakery, Fudge Brownie Recipe

~Locate one 9 X9 baking pan. Grease or line with parchment paper. Fudge Brownie Recipe ~In a warm glass bowl, place (10) Tablespoons of unsalted butter that is softened. Add 1 & 1/4 Cups of sugar, 3/4 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons of cocoa powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Stir and blend. Warm if needed to blend cocoa and butter…

DIY Fried Apples (Cracker Barrel Version)

Stewed apples, fried apples, do I need to say more? Perhaps the only 100 % kid loving recipe. My kiddos think it’s dessert at breakfast. I usually double this recipe and serve it as a side (with my substitute version) at breakfast. Whatever is left over, I run it through a food processor or mash up with a potato masher.…

DIY Southern Sweet Tea!

There is nothing better than a tall glass of Sweet Tea on a Hot Summer Day! After the guys come in from working hard, they love to sit down and have a nice glass of icy cold sweet tea. Here is a favorite base recipe for Southern Sweet Tea: ~Place 4 Lipton Family Size Tea Bags in a large pitcher.…

Eggs, eggs, eggs…

As a tribute to the girls, February is Chicken sensation and creation month! LOL. In actuality, June 3rd is national egg day and July 6th is national chicken day. However, right around this time of year, chickens around the world begin to pick up on their egg laying. For others, within a couple months. SO, what does one do with…

Graham Cracker Coffee Cake

Graham Cracker Coffee Cake Recipe Preaheat oven at 350 degrees. With 1 box of yellow cake mix, mix as directed. In a zip lock bag, crush AND mix (by squeezing the bag) 12 full crackers, 3/4 Cup of brown sugar & 2 teaspoons of cinnamon. Add in 2/3 Cup of very soft butter, mix by squeezing bag. Pour 1/2 of…

Wendy’s Chili Copycat Recipe

WARNING: We are food critics here. Seriously though, it is not on purpose nor are we snobs. In fact we have been in seasons of life where we had very little to work with. We were so thankful BUT determined to make it taste great! I truly feel like that made us better flavor critics and pushed me to further…

Boom Boom Shrimp Recipe

Date nights are not a regular thing anymore. Let me clarify, out of the house date nights. However, on our anniversary, no matter how much we travel or what our schedule is like, we get a sitter for the kids and go out. Well, that’s where this recipe came from. On our 15 year anniversary, we went to this cute,…

Thanksgiving Dinner Rolls

In a large bread bowl begin with 1 Cup of flour, 2 Tablespoons of Sugar (or maple syrup), 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1 packet of Rapid Rise Yeast (Fleischmanns). Warm 1/4 Cup of water & 1/2 Cup of milk. *Be careful to not burn the milk, but very warm. Then add 2 Tablespoons of KerryGold Butter. (As a last…