Latest Recipes

White Chocolate Peppermint Cake

I got this recipe from Paula Deen magazine. The picture was gorgeous and loving peppermint the way I do, I just had to try it! White Chocolate Peppermint Cake 1 c. butter, softened 2 c. sugar 4 large eggs, separated 1/2 tsp peppermint extract 3 c. all-purpose flour 2 tsp. […]

Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cake

Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cake 1 box chocolate cake mix 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract or substitute 1/4 c. creme de menthe for water in cake mix 3/4 c. hot fudge ice cream topping 1 – 16 oz. pkg confectioners sugar 2 heaping tablespoons of vegetable shortening 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract […]

Mexican Wedding Cakes

These are my favorite cookie by far, especially at Christmas. They are basically a shortbread cookie. Mexican Wedding Cakes Cream together: 1/2 lb. butter 1 tsp. vanilla Blend into above: 4 Tbsp. Sugar 2 c. Flour 1 c. Chopped Nuts Using a small (melon ball size) ice cream scoop, shape […]

Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

Turkey is one of my favorite meats. It has fewer calories than beef or even chicken, and no saturated fat. So when you’re stuffing yourself at holiday time, you won’t feel as guilty. I always make a whole turkey even though my family are “white meat only” eaters, as a […]

Chinese Stir Fry

Great Chinese Stir Fry

This stir fry recipe takes more prep time than cook time, and is well worth it. You can add or substitute ingredients depending what you have on hand. The sauce is pungent, and in my opinion is highly dependent on the brand Oyster sauce used. My local store stopped carrying […]

High School Peanut Butter Cookies

November 18, 2010. This is my first post of my recipe blog, and fittingly it is a recipe that has been in my family for years! When we were in school, my brother was able to get this High School Peanut Butter Cookie recipe from one of the ladies that […]