Author Archives: Carol

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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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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One S’more

I’ll post something healthy someday… but for now, comfort food is the theme. Of my life. If you already have cupcakes and brownies and peanut butter cup perfection ice cream (ahem), then you probably don’t need a whole pan of s’mores…. Read more

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Magic S’more Bars

If I could meet anyone in the history of the world, I’d like to meet the genius who invented s’mores. The combination of flavors is just plain excellent! These hail from the magic cookie bar recipe … turned into s’mores! They are fast and… Read more

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Carrot Cake

This is some serious cake, my friends. Moist and dense and rich! I forgo the cinnamon as it tends to be the boss of everything. But the way that cream cheese frosting complements the flavors in the cake? Mmm hmm.   Carrot cake: 2 c… Read more

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White Chocolate Popcorn

A snack that is adaptable: tailor it with any color candy for holidays or birthdays….   16 cups popcorn (½ c kernels, popped) ½ t salt 3 T butter 5 c miniature marshmallows 6 oz. white chocolate candy or nuts,… Read more

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Strawberry Salsa

If it has butter and sugar in it, I’m in! And if it has fruit, I feel even better about it. Hahaha! This salsa is easy, fast, and so good! Perfect for an appetizer or snack.   2 c strawberries, hulled, washed, and chopped 1 t fresh… Read more

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Grilled Macaroni & Cheese

I quote Jack Black from “The Holiday” when I say this grilled macaroni and cheese is “bril. Totally bril.” It was my daughter’s idea. I love her even more now….   For each sandwich: 2 pieces of Texas Toast bread 2 T… Read more

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