Category Archives: Pastries/Breads/Muffins

Tasty Slow Cooked Beef PLUS Dessert


What may seem like a simple meal in the slow cooker can mean a tasty, special meal for two. Ingredients such as garlic, shallots, carrots and jarred piquillo peppers offers a variety of flavors in this easy slow cooked dish. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Favorite


Two years ago I created a recipe for a sweet bread made with spiced apple cider.   I took a little from about 4 different recipes and created my own bread using spiced cake mix and yams/sweet potatoes. So glad I … Continue reading

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Cookies Good Enough for Santa!


Dear Santa, I have been a very good girl this year. I have made many blog entries and have created some great recipes this year. I’ve also won a few contests as well. So, if you don’t mind Santa, I … Continue reading

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Decorated Cake Balls


I baked all weekend for cooking/recipe contests. All were hits with the neighbors! I try to share my creations. Mainly, because “Mr. Special” and I can’t eat it all!! And some of the creations don’t freeze well. I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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A Stuffed Sweet Valentine


I wanted to make something different for Valentine’s Day. So, I read a recipe for stuffed cherry cupcakes last week and got an idea. I would create my own recipe using strawberry-filled cupcakes.  When I looked for my cupcake pan, I found … Continue reading

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I Can Make it Anywhere!!


I’m back from my trip to New York City! Wow, it was Fantastic! Just as a reminder, this trip was the one that I had won the end of last year (the Jimmy Dean Crumbles Recipe Contest – The Crumble … Continue reading

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I’m B A C K!! And Back with RWOP: Season 2


I’m not sure how many were missing me, but I’ve been ill with these dreadful allergies and then turned into sinus infection then that turned into laryngitis! Some people probably didn’t mind me not being able to talk….but I didn’t … Continue reading

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MMM, MMM, Muffins!


Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins, need I say more? This is such an easy recipe. Let the kids mash those bananas!! Enjoy! Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins Yields: 2 dozen muffins Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 … Continue reading

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Adding The Yum to Yummy!


I remember a long time ago finding a candy bar in the cabinet and that sparking an entire conglomeration of ingredients mixed into some wonderful crazy tasting muffins. Well, that “spark” flew again, but this time with a bunch of very ripe … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Box While Using It


Okay, so you know me, I had to think up a unique recipe using the New Philadelphia cooking creme, the Santa Fe Blend flavor.Everyone in the Real Women of Philadelphia Cooking Creme competition was creating wonderful southwestern dishes and I … Continue reading

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