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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Easy (and Egg-Free) Macaroons

Chewy coconut filled macaroons are a simple cookie to make. The batter is super simple to make and the goodness of sweetened condensed milk is baked right in!

 hand holding chocolate dipped coconut macaroon

    These chewy coconut macaroons may just be one of the easiest cookies there is to make. You stir together a few simple ingredients, scoop and bake. They are in the oven in almost no time at all. You are going to love how easy quick it goes and you'll love the sweet treats you made even more. Be sure to whip up a batch for the coconut lovers in your life!

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Simple White Cake

 This recipe makes whipping up a tender white cake from scratch super easy.  It is perfect for birthdays and celebrations! 

slice of layered white cake with white frosting and sunflower on top

    Making a perfect white cake at home doesn't have to be hard.  This simple cake makes a great birthday or special occasion dessert. It makes two 9" round cakes that are perfect for layering and decorating.  A little frosting is all you need to make it great.  It tastes like wedding cake, but is perfect for a smaller gathering. You are going to love this cake!

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Classic American Buttercream Frosting

Fluffy, sweet and perfect for piping, this classic buttercream is right at home on cupcakes, cake, cookies or sandwiched between two graham crackers!

swirl of white classic American buttercream on plate

      Homemade frosting is super simple to make and tastes so much better than those tubs.  If you are looking for an easy recipe with very few steps and only a handful of ingredients, American buttercream is for you. This frosting is perfect for piping shapes and borders, it spreads over cakes well too.  It is versatile and delicious too!

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken for Burrito Bowls

Make a delicious Mexican inspired meal while you do other things! This salsa chicken is so full of flavor and makes the best burrito bowls. Dinner is served!    

burrito bowl consisting of rice toped with salsa chicken, avocado, sour cream, salsa and more

     Everybody needs a couple of really simple to make really big on flavor recipes in their box of tricks.  This is a simple dump and go slow cooker recipe that results in a delicious dinner. Come home, make some rice and you have burrito bowls in no time! You could also use tortillas to make fun tacos or burritos!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Marlene's Soft Sour Cream Drop Cookies

Sour cream cookies are simple, soft and oh so good. We fell in love at first bite so many years ago and they are still a favorite!

small sour cream drop cookies with buttercream swirls and gold sugar sprinkled on top

    These little nuggets are the softest cookies you can imagine.  My Aunt Marlene made these for us for the first time when we were still small kids.  We had never eaten cookies quite like them!  They are still very much a family favorite and go quickly when Marlene makes them.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Pumpkin Pie Made With Sweetened Condensed Milk

 This simple pumpkin pie recipe is made with sweetened condensed milk, so you know it's going to be good! It only takes a few ingredients and tastes amazing. 

slice of whipped cream topped pumpkin pie being lifted out of pan

      Pumpkin pie is a must have this time of year. It just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without it. This recipe uses sweetened condensed milk to make it super easy and really smooth and creamy.  Bake one up for your holiday feast and see for yourself. 

Monday, November 16, 2020

Great-Grandma's Homemade Egg Noodles (for homemade chicken or turkey and noodles)

These homemade egg noodles are pure comfort food.  My great-grandma made them, then my maw-maw, my mom and now little dude! They are a must have around Thanksgiving, but we also make chicken and noodles at least a time or two throughout the year!

plate of homemade egg noodles, roasted turkey and brussels sprouts

    These homemade egg noodles are perfect for making chicken noodle soup. They are also great for beef and noodles or any variety of comfort foods.  But they are perhaps most famous for showing up as a side dish on our Thanksgiving plates.  No matter how you serve them, they are fun to make and a great project for the family. Nothing tastes as good as homemade!

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Creamy Pumpkin Soup With Yogurt

This savory pumpkin soup is perfect for fall! It is creamy, kissed with yogurt and accented with fun spices. It will warm you from the inside out!

 spoonful of creamy pumpkin soup ready to eat

    This creamy pumpkin soup is a perfect starter course for a fall meal. Or serve it with a salad or fancy grilled cheese as the star of the meal. It has a smooth creamy texture that is accented by yogurt for a tiny bit of rich tang. You can get creative with the spices, but this recipe is written just the way we love it. You will want to enjoy bowl after bowl all autumn long. 

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The Best Rich and Creamy Alfredo Sauce

Rich, creamy, delicious alfredo sauce is on of our very favorite dinners.  It is easy to make and and the whole family will love it, so make it for dinner as soon as possible!

fork loaded with alfredo coated fettuccine noodles

      Alfredo sauce is rich creamy heavenly goodness all the way around. This recipe is super easy to make and it is sooooo good. Toss your favorite pasta in it or just dive in with a breadstick. If you love Olive Garden's alfredo you will love this recipe. Make it and you'll see!

Hot Turkey, Ham and Cheese Sliders

Toasty, melty, tasty sliders filled with ham, turkey and cheese are perfect for so many occasions. They are so easy to make and fun to eat!

sliders on plate with macaroni and cheese and corn

      Melty cheese and golden toasty buns are the stuff slider dreams are made of. These tasty little hot turkey and ham sandwiches are perfect for a party or great for lunch.  Have some people over to watch the game? Throw some sliders in the oven for the perfect game time snack! They are tasty, toasty and so easy to make too!