Category Archives: really good recipes

Easy-Peasy Sweet Bread Recipes

Easy-Peasy Sweet Bread Recipes
Quick sweet bread loaves are easy to make, easy to freeze and easy to serve with just about any meal. Try our favorite recipes with a twist that you’ll want to make over and over! These fast and easy cinnamon rolls that require no yeast. They are quick and easy compared to traditional cinnamon rolls that require a lot of patience while waiting for the dough to rise.This classic banana bread recipe is topped with .

Over-The-Top Easy Deviled Eggs

Over-The-Top Easy Deviled Eggs
Deviled egg recipes are a staple for any Spring or Easter get-together. Update this classic with these new flavor ideas for you to “crack” in to!Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs are delicious and add a kick to your meal!Try this super easy, yummy Buffalo Wing-style twist on everyone’s favorite appetizer.Caper Lemon Deviled Eggs are a tasty appetizer that will WOW your guests!Add hummus to this recipe for added protein and savory flavor.Creamy and zesty Pimento .

sparkling spring party punches

sparkling spring party punches
Break out your punch bowl and mix up one of these refreshing drinks for your next party. Here are 7 party punch recipes to make your springtime gathering more festive:If you’re known to make a classic mojito, why not mix it up a notch a add some fresh watermelon!We’re loving the look of this ‘ombre’ grapefruit mocktail…If you wanted to make this fizzy pineapple punch an adult beverage, you could easily add some vodka .

flower pretzel bites

flower pretzel bites
I usually try to find fun treats to make for our spring birthday sale at the stores and these cute flowers fit the bill.  They looked simple to make, easy to transport and they have that delicious sweet and salty combination. As you can see, they only take three simple ingredients.  After placing the white chocolate candy melts on top of the pretzels, I placed in them in the oven which was preheated to 250 .

start your morning off right with a savory breakfast bake

start your morning off right with a savory breakfast bake
The weekday morning rush…we almost all feel the stress and it seems there’s never enough time to really sit down and enjoy the first meal of the day. But, one of these delicious breakfast casseroles will probably fit right into your weekend schedule. They are also wonderful fare for a crowd (bookmark this for the next time you’re expecting guests or hosting brunch). Now–on to the delightful dishes…   The Veggie Loaded Breakfast Casserole .

truffle making party

truffle making party
Tis the season for decadent chocolates, thoughtful gifts for ones you love and fun Friday nights so I decided to host a little get together with my Kensington Church high school girls small group and took care of all three! I’ve blogged about how easy it is to make truffles before so you can grab the recipe there.  This time I did 3 batches to offer some variety.  They all have the same base of Ghirardelli .

step up your baking game with a tasty roll cake recipe

step up your baking game with a tasty roll cake recipe
Roll cakes…we’re willing to bet that you’ve never attempted to make one of these at home (don’t worry, we haven’t either!). They may seem a little intimidating to the average baker, but after doing a little research–we came across a bunch of bloggers that share their very useful tips and tricks for making roll cakes “as easy as pie”. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to impress your family or guests with a .

eggnog~it’s not just for your cup anymore

eggnog~it’s not just for your cup anymore
Unfortunately, this delicious drink has a pretty short life span every year. It starts showing up shortly after Thanksgiving, then disappears pretty much completely after Christmas. For that reason alone, we think that fans of this festive beverage deserve every chance that they can to indulge in such a short-lived sweet sensation. So, this week we found a few enticing ways to work eggnog into dishes for an unexpected but scrumptious surprise!   Judy .

entertaining made easy with baked brie

entertaining made easy with baked brie
This time of year I’m always brainstorming for new delightful dishes to serve friends and family over the holidays. In my quest for new appetizers that “hit the spot”, I came across an abundance of baked brie varieties–I mean who can resist oooey, goooey cheese? I think we may need to test ALL of these to find our favorite!   Amanda from Fake Ginger has a delicious recipe for Maple Pecan Baked Brie that .

warm up your winter with a cup of hot cocoa

warm up your winter with a cup of hot cocoa
A cup of hot cocoa…it soothes the soul and warms the heart. Homemade jar mixes make a lovely and thoughtful gift, or whip up a few of these to keep on hand for all of the company that will be arriving at your doorstep this holiday season.   On The Frugal Girls Blog we found a great recipe for French Vanilla Hot Cocoa Mix (and check out the cute way they decorated their jar). .