March 7th, 2014

Ham & Cheese Sticky Buns

Yeah for Friday and the weekend!  Hopefully you have time to relax, make a yummy breakfast, and enjoy!  These Ham and Cheese Sticky Buns are perfect for just that.  What a wonderful breakfast bun filled with ham & cheese,  flavored with a little Dijon, and sweetened with a brown sugar.  To top it all off, add a little maple syrup for a truly indulgent morning.

Best of all, you don't have to spend your entire morning in the kitchen because these amazing sticky buns start with refrigerator biscuits!

Han and Cheese Sticky Buns

Head to the store now - you'll want to make these soon!

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March 6th, 2014

Chocolate Chunk-White Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chunk-white chocolate chip cookies

I have a sweet little four year old that loves to argue about how much she loves me. She will tell me that she loves me more than I love her; even though that could never be true. She gets very excited to proclaim her love to me. This proclamation is usually followed with a request; not always but often. She knows how to work it. A few days ago this little love fest was followed with the request to make something in the kitchen, a treat to be exact. These cookies were the product of that afternoon. I’m sure

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March 5th, 2014

Pistachio Ice Cream

pistachio ice cream

Pistachios have forever been a favorite snacking nut of mine and has even been a sought after flavor of ice cream or frozen yogurt. This ice cream fits the bill perfectly. It is a sweet and nutty flavor that doesn’t last long at my house.

Pistachio Ice Cream


3/4 cup shelled pistachios**
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups heavy cream
1 1/4 cups 2% milk
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
5 large egg yolks


**If using raw pistachios, you will need to toast them before using.  Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to

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March 3rd, 2014

Spicy Pasta & Sausage Skillet

Spicy Pasta and Sausage Skillet

Mother Nature sure seems to have a huge sense of humor . . .  just when we felt Spring had sprung with beautiful sunny days almost to 80,  she plunges us in another cold blanket of ice!  It's another snow day in Texas- turn on the fireplace and pop in a movie!

It's always good to have a few really good meals that take less than 30 minutes to fix in your recipe box.  A good friend shared this Spicy Pasta and Sausage Skillet with me a few weeks ago- it is one you definitely want to add to your

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February 28th, 2014

Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Our apologies for being AWOL the last few days – we have been experiencing some technical difficulties, but we are back and to make up for it, we have an extra-special treat you’ll absolutely go nuts over!

This Peanut Butter Pie is the mother-lode of peanut butter pie:  We’re talking a Peanut Butter crust made from  Nutter Butter cookies filled with a rich and creamy Peanut Butter filling of cream cheese and peanut butter, and  finally all topped off with sweet whipped cream!    You are going to  love the perfect combination of sweet and salty flavors in this pie. Read

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