Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bacon Pancake Cupcakes With Maple Buttercream Frosting

These might be some of the best tasting cupcakes I have made. Bacon (candied!), maple syrup, buttercream. Honestly, you cannot go wrong with ingredients like that. Let’s eat!! Bacon Pancake Cupcakes With Maple Buttercream Frosting Cupcake Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Get High On Willie Nelson’s Famous Banana Bread. It’s Smoking Hot.

I’ve seen this recipe for Willie Nelson’s so called Famous Banana Bread around the internet. I can’t quite conjure up the image of Ole Braided Willie baking anything. Maybe Hash Brownies. I love chocolate chips in banana bread. This Bread/Cake has … Continue reading

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Florentine Mac And Cheese With Roasted Chicken Meatballs

I love Mac And Cheese. I particularly liked this recipe since it was so different than my usual mac n’ cheese dinners. The meatballs were really easy to make, too. The addition of fennel gives them a sausage like flavor. … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Strawberry Cream Mess.

More Oreos. I can’t help myself. The strawberries pair perfectly in each creamy, chocolatey bite. Strawberry Cream Mess Ingredients: 4 cups strawberries, divided 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup lemon juice 8 oz Cool Whip 16 Oreos, … Continue reading

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Oreo Cheesecake Cookies And A Slice Of Gypsy Jazz Guitar

I couldn’t wait to try these. Oreo AND cheesecake AND chocolate chips in a cookie? Yes! Oreo Cheesecake Cookies Ingredients: ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup flour … Continue reading

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Skillet Orzo With Shrimp And Feta

Just in case anyone needs a meatless meal for a Friday during Lent, I highly recommend this dish. Me, I’m a Cafeteria Catholic. I pick and choose the bits that I like. Christmas, oh yeah. Smells and bells, double oh … Continue reading

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Peeps S’mores

I know. Stop with the s’mores already. Now, not a peep out of any of you before having a look at these macabre melting cuties. I saw these Easter S’mores over at Bittersweet and knew my kids would love them. … Continue reading

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More S’mores. S’mores Cake.

Did you know that there is a S’mores Facebook page? My favorite recent s’mores status there: “I ate you two days in a row…yesterday & day before. Damn you.” S’mores will do that. You just want more. s’more. Here’s s’more … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese And Walnut Stuffed Chicken Breasts With Jalapeño Roasted Potatoes

This week, The Contrast Podcast is busting out all over with songs about The Chest. If you want to hear a bunch of top heavy songs, well, this episode will knocker your socks off. Check it out here. Just don’t … Continue reading

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Time For More Cupcakes. Make that S’mores Cupcakes.

The (only) problem with a mini vacation is that re-entry to real life is so hard. I’m just back after a few days away and trying hard to make the transition from the dazzling sun of Key West to the … Continue reading

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