Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mexican Tea Cake Cookies – Part Two {variations}

Previously I shared a recipe for Mexican Tea Cake Cookies and even though these cookies are quite popular with my family as is, I decided to come up with a few varieties without changing the essence of the cookie. The cookie … Continue reading

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Which Butter is Best?? I know & if you read this, you will, too!

I learned something today about “butter”… not sure why I’ve never seen this before – I doubt it’s a secret, but since I’d never heard of this, perhaps you haven’t either so I’m going to share what I found out… … Continue reading

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Boiled (7 minute) Frosting

I wasn’t impressed with the recipe that I used for the muffins/cupcakes, but I really like the photos.  The frosting is very light and airy and the photo was taken to show-it-off.  I know the cake part looks out of … Continue reading

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DIY Seasoned Salt

Salt is perhaps one of the most widely used of all seasonings and probably one of the least expensive. Pepper may be next in line and the rest I don’t really know… since I’m more of a spice girl. Seasoned salt … Continue reading

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“Pie Dough” Cookies {Grandma Edith}

When making pie dough from scratch (see this post), typically there will be some left-over dough.  My grandma always made cinnamon roll looking cookies… Roll out the dough into a rectangle (you can trim it to make it look more … Continue reading

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So Simple Pie Crust Tutorial

Previously I posted the recipe that I use for making pie crust from scratch. I shared that I love eating pie-crust, what I didn’t share was, that I like to snack on the dough. I used to totally gross my … Continue reading

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Peach Galette

Are you feeling peachy? You will be, if you make this easy peasy pie called a galette. Do you know what a galette is?? I had absolutely no idea what a galette was until a friend posted on Facebook that … Continue reading

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Crazy 4 Color

I hadn’t planned yesterday’s post to be about play-dough, I hadn’t thought about the playdough recipe for a few years – SO, imagine my surprise when I opened Phillip’s backpack this morning (we should’ve done that 5 days ago…  because … Continue reading

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COLORing Sugar Cookie Dough & DIY Playdough

After making & icing Shamrock (3-leaf clover) cookies – they just did not look quite right to me.  Of course, the day after March 17th, it hit me – I should have made green dough. (For information on food color … Continue reading

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

I remember my dad telling me about this place he used to get yummy orange drinks,  Orange Julius. I think orange was my dad’s favorite flavor – which was weird to me, because I didn’t even like orange flavored – … Continue reading

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