Category Archives: Snacks

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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Win Announced With LocalTV Interview


I knew that it would be different to be interviewed on TV, but it was more than different. It was such an honor and a “blast” to have Raleigh’s local station, WNCN TV-17‘s own Page Crawford interview me this morning. Page … Continue reading

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Not So Scary, But Tasty, Filled-Cupcakes


This past weekend was my fix “Halloween Cupcakes Weekend” it also ended up being “Sprain Your Back Weekend”. Who would have thought I would have sprained my back by just simply making cupcakes? Unbelievable! Well, I’m almost 100% better now … 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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“Rocky” – Can Be a Good Thing!


I wanted a spin on regular brownies and saw a post about Rocky Road Brownies (at the A Dash of Sass blog) following a Martha Stewart recipe.  It definitely caught my eye. When I saw the photo that Kate had … Continue reading

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Cookies from Cake


I was trying to be a little adventurous and find something to create with a box of cake mix I had on hand. So, I  created cookies from the cake mix. I used the wikihow.com article How to Make Cake … Continue reading

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A Formal Appetizer for ANY Occasion


Well, I’m so glad to be back.  I’ve been away due to illness. I was close to getting pneumonia and was really down and out. Thank goodness for Rx!! Before I was too ill, I created and entered an appetizer … 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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Peanut Butter Goes with Everything? Right??


Maybe not Everything. But, it does go very well with chocolate! Dark Chocolate, that is! Dark Chocolate and Peanut Butter Swirled Brownies. Now, I’ve got your attention! This is so simple. I had an 8 year old helping me and … Continue reading

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Cherries, Yogurt ….Viola! Puree’


Sometimes a simple pairing results in a tasty treat. I had about 1/4 of a small bag of frozen dark cherries left and well, let’s face it. Sometimes, we have to do the dirty deed and finish something off so … Continue reading

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