The Easiest Banana Bread Muffins

dec 042In our house we have one little monkey that just loves bananas.  The problem is that there are always two or three that just don’t make it.

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Cranberry Trifle

dec2 003Who doesn’t like a sweet salad?  For Thanksgiving, Christmas, Fourth of July or just a Monday night – this quick salad is perfect.

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Brownie Oreo Trifle

June 2013 012I love easy desserts and this is one that is easy, delicious and pretty in a trifle bowl. Continue reading

Taco Cups – Farm Boy Style

july 052 copyThese delicious wonton wrapper tacos are all over the place so when I wanted to try them I knew Farm Boy would change it up.  One of the reasons I don’t cook a lot is that when I try, my recipe normally gets changed.  Oh well it’s usually better.

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Scott’s Mexican Coleslaw

april 2013 004 I have to give credit for the best salad on earth to my brother Scott!  He made this a few years back and I fell in love with this.  Mexican food is my favorite and this salad is amazing.

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Homemade Caramels in Six Minutes

2013 061I just don’t have a lot of time to bake so when I came across this recipe I had to try it! Continue reading

Is it Lasagna or Manicotti?

I am not the cook in the family but one thing I do love to make is Manicotti.  I usually use the jumbo shells but I wanted to try something a little different this time and use Lasagna noodles.  I love this idea of individual pieces that could really be filled with many different ingredients, especially if your guests have individual requests.  Sometimes, when I make Lasagna, I make half of the pan vegetarian so using the noodle rolled up would make that even easier. Continue reading

The Best Lemon Bars

I found this lemon bar recipe in one of our old church cook books.  When I say old I mean from when we were kids so kind of old.  These taste like a crumbly sugar cookie with a light lemon top.  It’s not over the top lemony which is what I like. Continue reading