Desperate Holly Dolly Bars

I don’t like coconut.  Seriously.  I’ve never really understood the shaved, dry, waxy, stringy white stuff that sometimes ruins a completely innocent cake.  The texture alone turns me off.  So why did I make a holly dolly bar?  Not sure.  But, am I glad I did! While I haven’t been fully converted into a coconutContinue reading “Desperate Holly Dolly Bars”

Cheddar Cheddar Chicken Dinner

Source: Jamie Cooks It Up! What a busy weekend!  Do you ever have those weekends that you are so busy and have ton of fun, but Sunday night you realize, you got absolutely no rest?  I guess, that is why I feel like a zombie this morning.  But the fun that was had, was wellContinue reading “Cheddar Cheddar Chicken Dinner”

Mustard Chicken with Grapes

Source:  Food Network / Rachel Ray Millions of people love and watch Rachel Ray, and buy her line of kitchen gear.  And I’m sure those people are thinking “Who doesn’t like Rachel Ray?!” The answer is…chefs.  Being around Nate and his friends in culinary school, I’ve heard all the jokes and opinions about her.  But,Continue reading “Mustard Chicken with Grapes”

Pineapple Upside Down Cake…Cocktail

If you’ve seen me on FoodBuzz, you’ve read my quote.  And I’ve recently added it to “About Me” on the right side of this blog.  Well it just to happens, one of my favorite cocktails is a Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Yep, you can drink a cake. So it was only natural that I pouredContinue reading “Pineapple Upside Down Cake…Cocktail”

Enchilada Cupcakes

Here’s a new one for you, enchilada cupcakes!  I’ve seen quite a few recipes using wonton wrappers and decided to give them a try.  We were in the mood for enchilada casserole and then I had the thought to stuff some wonton wrappers with enchilada ingredients.  To our surprise, they turned out!The “cupcakes” were relativelyContinue reading “Enchilada Cupcakes”

Recipe Swap: Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

Modified from: Food Thoughts of a Chef Wannabe So, Christine and I decided it would be fun to do a “recipe swap.”  We each chose a recipe from each others blog that we thought looked simply delicious.  It was a lot harder to choose one than I thought it would be!  So many of herContinue reading “Recipe Swap: Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes”