Apple Cider Floats with Caramel Drizzle

Looking for a fun dessert that you can make in just a matter of minutes? These Sparkling Apple Cider Floats are just the thing! There’s always room for dessert, am I right? Only sometimes, coming up with a creative dessert idea or drumming up the energy to bake said dessert can be a littler harder […]

8 Steps for Better Cookie Baking

Bake someone happy today. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps to better cookie baking. C is for cookie. It’s good enough for me. Truer words were never spoken. Who doesn’t have fond memories of the Cookie Monster gobbling down cookies in a flurry of crumbs? And who doesn’t […]

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

This Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe is an easy and economical dish that everyone loves! Stir up a pot of chicken stock with tender egg noodles, chunks of chicken, and slivers of vegetables. Soup is good food! Chilly weather? A case of the sniffles? A horrible, no-good, very bad day? For centuries chicken noodle soup has […]

Spiced Pear Cake

Enjoy in-season pears in this delicious, spiced pear cake. It mixes up quickly and serves as a perfect snack any day of the week. You see that pears are on sale at the store this week. I mean, they’re practically on perpetual sale it would seem, at the low price of only 99 cents per […]

Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe

Cool off with a sundae party and these recipes for homemade ice cream and toppings as well as an easy, two-minute, Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe. Are you dessert people? Have your children been conditioned since infancy to have a little dessert after dinner and sometimes after lunch as well? (These courses are differentiated from […]

The Banana Pecan Coffeecake that Tastes like Toffee

Dark brown sugar and pecans add flavor, sweetness, and crunch to this Banana Pecan Coffeecake. It’s like all that’s delicious about banana and toffee rolled into one. Do you go through a lot of bananas at house? It seems like you can never keep them on hand long enough. Between Monkey Salad and Magic Monkey Bananas, who […]

The Taco Soup Recipe Your 5-Year Old Can Make

Taco Soup is an easy-to-prepare dish, so easy even a 5-year old can do it. And it tastes great, especially when you make it without the packets of junky mixes. Some days you just don’t want to cook.  You want to eat, to be sure. But, cooking? No way, Jose. However, in the life as […]

Freezer Smoothies Make for Quick Snacks & Breakfasts

Build a stash freezer of freezer smoothies so that you can enjoy quick snacks and breakfasts without having to clean the blender every day! Do your kids love the sweet taste of smoothies? Do you love how smoothies lend themselves to life on-the-go — and how you can hide vegetables in them without the kids […]