Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Halloween Boo Bags

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make spooktacular Halloween boo bags! These snack bags are fun for school, parties and trick or treating.

Spotlight on: Fudge

Holidays means cooking and taking to friends, family and gatherings. What could be better than fudge??! Nothing, I say. Oh fudge! How I love the, let me count the ways… 1) For your ease of making in the microwave. No one needs to know the time I saved. By Juniper_Ann. 2) Light chocolate with chips […]

Spotlight on: Spiral Veggies Recipes

Even though we are moving into the winter months, we can still get fresh veggies of all kinds. Having new and interesting ways to prepare them is always a must around our house. A few months ago the discussion of among some of the mods introduced me to the art of spiral veggies. Poof! Mind […]

Spotlight on: Smoothies with Recipe Goodness

What is cold, delicious, healthy and can be made in minutes? Smoothies! Smoothies have been around since the 1930’s, believe it or not. Coinciding with the invention of the electric blender. Now there are blenders specifically made for making smoothies. During the summer we have so many fresh fruits and vegetables available. At the grocery, […]

Simply Soup

Where I live, it’s been cold and rainy for many days, so when looking for a blog topic for this week, I naturally thought of warm and delicious soups. I make a lot of soup in the winter. The kitchen smells so wonderful as it’s simmering on the stove, and it’s the perfect winter comfort […]

Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

This month’s Craft Challenge was Food Frenzy 2 Challenge! The challenge was all about whipping up a delicious dish using a favorite recipe. Each entry had to include progress shots and the recipe. The entry could be anything food related; a drink, a dessert, a main course. It was up to the participant. Our winning […]

Meatless Monday: Pea, Potato, Leek, Mint Soup

Let’s get a couple of things straight, number 1, I love soup, number 2, I do not love peas…until now. Tekky has whipped up this yummy recipe for Pea, Potato, Leek and Mint Soup. It is perfect for a cold autumn night and the mint adds an extra zing to keep those sinuses clear, but […]

Spotlight on: Dotee Dolls

Do you dotee? Me either. So let’s check it out together. A dotee is a simple handmade cloth doll, usually about 4 to 6 inches in height/length. It is generally just a simple soft sack type body with no arms or legs, and a drawn or embroidered face. The simple body is your canvas to […]

Meatless Monday: Crockpot Applesauce

I absolutely love my crockpot. I am on a constant hunt for easy time saving recipes. I also want food that is healthy for my family. I am so glad that lindyv321 posted her technique for making Crockpot Applesauce. The recipe is fail proof! It has no processed sugar and is perfect as side dish […]

Meatless Monday: Honey Roasted Parsnip Soup

UGH! I’ve caught the first cold of the season. Can I start whining and crying now? I need some warm and hearty soup STAT! Annoyinglittlegirl has answered my prayers with this delicious Honey Roasted Parsnip Soup. This soup will warm up my bones and make my throat feel a hundred times better. Add a good […]

Meatless Monday: Banana Pudding

I have fond memories of my mother’s banana pudding. She would always claim that the one she made “this time” was better than the last. We would always have lasagna and banana pudding in the fall and winter. Afterwards, we would watch college football and take long cozy naps. I Sew Cute has recreated on […]

Meatless Monday: Provencal Inspired Quiche

There is nothing better than a nice Sunday brunch. It is a great way to spend some time with friends, maybe sip on a mimosa or two and enjoy a brunch staple, quiche. Margaret van Velthuyzen created this delicious dish, Provencal Inspired Quiche, after her trip to St. Paul de Vence, France. I love the […]

Spotlight on: Gluten Free Cooking and Eating

Today the Spotlight is a gluten-free zone! There is a lot of buzz about gluten-free foods, and eating gluten-free diets. Having a friend who was recently diagnosed with Celiac disease thought it would be good to share some information and recipes. First though let’s find out what celiac disease actually is. Celiac disease is also […]

@Home This Weekend: Celebrate the 4th with a Cherry Pie

This weekend, celebrate the USA! Getting together with friends and family? Bring along a delicious homemade cherry pie, with a patriotic crust. Avian Flight shares her recipe and instructions on how to make the flag topper in her post. Happy Fourth of July!

@Home This Weekend: Chocolate Bowls. Mmmm.

This weekend, treat your valentine to scrumptious chocolate bowl, filled with beautiful ripe strawberries or other tasty goodies. Make yourself one (or more!) as well, following these easy directions provided by milkmaid01. Hey, it’s ok to have chocolate at every meal, right? Happy Valentine’s Day!