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Creme Brulee

Recently I got a kitchen torch! YAY! So naturally I had to make crème brulee. I had this crock pot recipe I found online sometime ago… (sorry I printed it and there is not a note as to whose it is or what website…) Crock Pot Crème Brulee 1 1/2 c heavy cream 1/2 c whole […]

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BBQ Sauce

I love all things barbecue. I love to eat BBQ sauce on chicken, brisket, fried chicken, rice, chicken salad sandwiches..etc…etc… I have always made my own sauce and it is always evolving. The latest batch I made was so good. First you need to make some Worcestershire Sauce and if you do not have a safe […]

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A Better Burger Bun

In January I posted this hot dog bun recipe my family fell in love with. They freeze well and have yet to be hard or dry. Well, last night I made hamburger buns with the same recipe and I love it much better than the old recipe I was using. The bottoms do not get […]

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Egg Rolls

I love Chinese food! I miss going out to a really good Chinese place and having dinner. But, over the last couple of years I have taken upon myself to make some tasty Chinese foods the entire family loves and that are pretty close to what a restaurant will serve. My latest endeavor has been […]

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Ice Cream: Updated

We are enjoying a much better ice cream these days so I want to share it with you! For as long as I have been making ice cream it has always been a soft serve consistency. However, I changed up how I made it and now it is a firm, textured ice cream much like […]

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Hot Dog Buns

Yesterday I whipped up a batch of hot dog buns. I used a recipe I found on King Arthur’s website. I also use their hamburger bun recipe and love it and I have to say this hot dog bun recipe is fabulous too. The buns come out soft and moist. I followed the recipe as […]

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Long Run carb loading and fuel

I am in the midst of marathon training. I have a half marathon in January and this weekend was the beginning of my long runs, which are 10 or more miles. This means I need a well balanced carb and protein dinner the night before and good sources of fuel during my run. My favorite […]

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Chilly nights with a hot bowl of Chili

I love cold weather, I just don’t live in a place where I get much of it. One of my favorite cold weather meals is chili. I love to top it with cheddar cheese. it got cold enough last week to warrant making a big pot of it. maybe where you are the weather is […]

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English Muffins

I have found a recipe that produces easy and wonderful English muffins. I use the King Arthur Flour’s recipe. I added it below for you. I was nervous trying to tackle these since the last recipe I tried was a flop. But the family loved them, they have the nooks and crannies, they toast perfectly […]

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Habenero Sauce

I love hot and spicy foods. I can eat what most cannot in terms of heat levels. I love to eat Thai chili peppers by themselves. Growing up my mom made Bottled Hell. It is hot and having a glass of milk near by is a good idea when eating lots of it. I miss […]

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