Maddie Mae loves tacos especially breakfast tacos. She eats the insides and tosses the tortilla around like a frisbee. It is a Happy Meal for a pup. Last week when I was making tacos I made Maddie a pup friendly verison of tacos. Pup Friendly Tacos Print friendly verison Lean ground chuck - I used … Continue reading Pup Friendly Tacos.
Rice Krispy treats are one of my go to when I need quick and easy dessert to take to social events. Of course, I rarely make a plane batch. The ones in the pictures have M&Ms. I like how with few modifications it is easy to come with a new twists to an old favorite. … Continue reading Kicked-Up Rice Krispy Treats
One of my ongoing projects is updating a family cookbook my mom made. This was one of my dad's favorites. It pairs well with a bowl of chili, soup or other cold weather food. Purrfect Cornbread 1 C sifted flour ¼ C sugar 4 tsp baking powder ¾ tsp salt 1 C white cornmeal 2 … Continue reading Purrfect Cornbread
Adapted from the basic crepe recipe in The Complete Cooking Light Cookbook. Crepes 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 t salt 3/4 cup milk 2 large egg whites 1 egg 1 TBS vanilla butter or cooking spray Filling 1/4 cup pumpkin 4 oz cream cheese softened 1/2 t sugar 2 t cinnamon ¼ t ginger ½ … Continue reading Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes
2-3 large sweet potatoes 3 TBS butter 2 TBS brown sugar 1 TBS cinnamon 1/4 cup crushed pineapples 1/4 nuts -- we prefer almonds or pecans marshmallows Heat grill. It works better to use wood or a mixture of wood and charcoal. I haven't tried this on the gas side of the grill. Melt 1 … Continue reading Roasted Loaded Sweet Potatoes
My lazy day twist on a classic, Twice Baked Potatoes. I like Twice Baked Potatoes but don't like to burn my fingers or the effort involved. Oh, like many of my recipes all measurements are suggestions. Foil - 1 square per potato 4-6 potatoes -- I used a mixture of red and Yukon Gold olive … Continue reading Twice Baked Smashed Potatoes
1 Apple 1 Pear 1 Peach 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1 lemon -- squeezed Lettuce Mix Cooking oil Note: You can use any fruit you like but it works better with harder fruit. Wash and shred lettuce. Cut fruit in half. Lightly brush grill or cut side of fruit with oil. Grill for 3-5 minutes. … Continue reading Grilled Fruit and Mixed Green Salad