Dangerous cake in a mug

September 6, 2008

**Note: I take absolutely no credit for this recipe. It was posted on the parenting board I frequent, and I Googled it to see if I could find a source. It fascinated me to discover that it appears to be a fairly recent recipe, though I couldn’t track down the exact origin (I probably could,…

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Slow cooker jambalaya

February 24, 2008

I made this yesterday for dinner, just threw everything in the crockpot and let it go while I was in and out all day. It turned out so good, even Josh liked it. I would definitely make this again and actually, I can’t wait until lunchtime so I can enjoy some leftovers! Original recipe is…

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Snappy Smothered Chicken

November 7, 2007

I got this recipe from Southern Living Magazine, which is my favorite new magazine (I got a free subscription) because they have some of the best recipes in it. I’ve really enjoyed the four issues I’ve gotten this month (lol, you know how they send you all the recent back issues plus the most recent…

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SunnyD adult drink

October 29, 2007

I invented a “new” drink tonight. I like amaretto but amaretto sours are usually too much sweet and sour mix for me. So I invented my own drink. And when you look at one of the ingredients, it’s soooo obvious I have a kid. 1 oz. amaretto 1 1/2 – 2oz sweet and sour 1…

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Hamburger recipes?

September 3, 2007

I’ve got just over a pound of hamburger in the fridge for dinner tomorrow night but I’m thoroughly bored with all the things I normally do with it (tacos, hamburgers, Hamburger Helper and sloppy joes). Does anyone have a good recipe that uses hamburger and won’t take me hours and hours to prepare? I don’t…

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I subscribe to the Betty Crocker Dinner Made Easy newsletter, so every once in a while I get dinner ideas delivered to my inbox. Last night this one came through and it’s what Josh and I had for dinner. I had all of the ingredients on hand and what made it extra easy is that…

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Spinach and Strawberry Salad

February 18, 2007

We had another playgroup brunch this past week and one of the moms brought this Spinach and Strawberry Salad. It was so freaking good, I could have eaten the whole bowl. But I wasn’t greedy. She posted the recipe for us today and I had to share. Easy to make and yumm-o! Thanks to Penny…

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*Both recipes are from but I adapted them to suit my needs, so I’ve included the original version and my adaptations.

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