Easy Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients: 1 can green enchilada sauce1 small (2.25 oz) can sliced olivesMexican cheeseregular sized tortillas (4)1 package chicken breast tenders or equivalent Directions: Cook chicken in small skillet with garlic, onion, and black pepper to taste. Once mostly cooked, cut into small pieces.Lower heat to Low and add in sauce, olives, and afew handfuls ofContinue reading “Easy Enchilada Casserole”

Banana Bread

My banana bread recipe… which Matthew claims is the best banana bread he has ever had. He might be biased, but I’ll take the praise! Ingredients: 1/3 cup applesauce (unsweetened)1/4 cup spread margarine1 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 cup white sugar3 small ripe bananas. Mine had been dropped on theContinue reading “Banana Bread”

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

A favorite!  Ingredients 1 and ½  cups packed brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 2 cups quick-cooking oats 1 and ½ cups Gold Medal® all-purpose or unbleached flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 package semisweet chocolate chips (12 oz) Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Mix brownContinue reading “Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Peppermint Sugar Cookies

These cookies come out with just a lovely peppermint glaze on top… a tid bit of peppermint to go along with your cookie! What’s not to love? Ok… so you can either buy a bag of sugar cookie dough mix at the store or use my sugar cookie recipe .. (just don’t add in the sprinkles). Either way youContinue reading “Peppermint Sugar Cookies”

M&M Christmas Cookies

These are pretty much chocolate chip cookies with red and green M&Ms instead of chocolate chips.But… but I have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe and therefore here goes! (I have no photos because I totally forgot to take any. Also, these cookies tend to disapear very quickly.) Ingredients 1 cup butter (softened) 1 cupContinue reading “M&M Christmas Cookies”

Kay’s Joyful Sugar Cookies!

There is a bit of prep work to these…. but I find that it is worth it.  Yes, you can buy the bag of sugar cookie mix that just needs water or oil or whatnot…. but I promise you that these taste better. Ingredients: 1 cup butter softened (not melted) 1 cup white sugar 1Continue reading “Kay’s Joyful Sugar Cookies!”

Potatoes Au Gratin?

Potatoes Au Gratin (Easy!)  Some people say that if you don’t make thing by scratch then you are a dirty rotten cheater. I’m ok with that Because life is short and if it tastes good when it is done, well I say huzzah and let’s eat! On that note, here is my easy “cheater” recipe for potatoesContinue reading “Potatoes Au Gratin?”

Mother Milk Helper Cookies

I can’t vouch if these “lactation” cookies actually do anything for milk production or supply… but it was fun to make cookies with my mom and they are delightfully yummy. I think they are probably healthier than “normal” cookies so, there you go. Mother Milk Helper Cookies * 1 cup butter* 1 cup white sugar*Continue reading “Mother Milk Helper Cookies”

Rosemary Bread

I am a big fan of fast and simple cooking. This isn’t all that fast (it has to bake after all) but it was easy and it was quite the hit with even some of the more discerning pallets. Rosemary Bread (Made in the Bread Machine) Ingredients ·         1 cup warm water ·         2 1/2 teaspoonsContinue reading “Rosemary Bread”

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies

I wanted to make cookies that would be yummy and yet wouldn’t be that hard or time consuming. I adapted a recipe I found online and created these. By far the easiest cookies to make and they were a HUGE hit with the family. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies  Ingredients ·         1 (8 ounce) package creamContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies”