Author Archives: Carol

French Toast Sticks

Change the shape of anything and it is instantly new again. Not that we need any kind of motivation at all to eat French toast…….   4 eggs 2 T milk 2 T sugar 1 t vanilla 6 slices Texas Toast or bread toppings: butter,… Read more

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Earthquake Cake

They say this is called earthquake cake because the top is cracked, much like the surface of the earth in an earthquake. I’m thinking the name was born more from the sheer need of this cake during an earthquake! The absolute definition of comfort… Read more

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BLT Dip

Super Bowl food!!!!!   1 c mayonnaise 1 c sour cream 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 lb. bacon, cooked 1½ c cheddar cheese ¼ c chopped green onions 1 tomato, seeded and chopped additional cheese, green onions, cooked… Read more

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Caramel Truffles

Hypothetically, if the rain makes your hair go flat you might need one of these truffles. If your giant Pottery Barn bedroom set order accidentally goes through twice and you don’t notice until it is delivered, you may need two of these truffles…. Read more

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German Pancakes

Top your fluffy German pancake with butter, lemon juice, and powdered sugar (no matter that those same ingredients make frosting) and … nirvana. Absolute nirvana!   3 eggs 1/3 c cream 1/3 c whole milk 2 T sugar ¼ t… Read more

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Raspberry Fruit Dip

An explosion of flavor in every bite! I credit those little raspberry juice pockets. Do they have a name? I just googled it. Drupelet. Bless you google. And drupelets too!   8 oz. cream cheese 1 7-oz. jar marshmallow crème ½ c… Read more

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Easy French Dip

They say good things don’t come easy. When it comes to French dip, I say hold on, not so fast. They also say what comes easy won’t last. Um, yeah, that is definitely true!! These sandwiches are easy, fast, and my favorite French dip recipe of… Read more

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Guacamole

You can serve this guacamole with literally everything. Ok, maybe not literally but almost… like chips, quesadillas, tostadas, tacos, burritos, salad, vegetables, soup, sandwiches, omelets, burgers, enchiladas, or nachos.   3… Read more

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Big Hunk Candy

Chewy and tasty and soft. I wrap mine like caramels so they are easy to serve. Mmm… caramels. I’m off to the store…….. Haha!   3 c salted peanuts 3 7-oz. jars marshmallow creme 2¼ c light corn syrup 2¼ c sugar 1½ t… Read more

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Strawberry Oreos

A perfect summer treat. Christi’s idea. Brilliant!   1 strawberry cake mix 1/4 c flour 1/2 c oil 2 eggs   Whisk dry cake mix and flour. Add oil and eggs. Mix with fork just until incorporated. Scoop using ½-inch or… Read more

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