Archive for the ‘Cooking’ Category

Apple Crisp

I don’t know why I do not make this recipe more often! I always forget about it until I have a pile of apples that no one wants to eat any more. My family either gets sick of eating apples or the apples are not as crunchy any more so they won’t eat them. As [...]

Guinness Irish Stew

This Irish Stew is fantastic. The Guinness adds a nice richness. Make sure to check out our Irish Soda Bread to go with it. I love this Irish Stew and I can not wait to make it this year. It is one of the few things that the whole family loves. The main difference between [...]

Jack O’Lantern Cake

We made a really cool Halloween cake at #BakingWithBetty and I knew you would all love it!

Steak Omelettes

I am really becoming the Queen of Leftovers! At some point every week my fridge ends up full of leftovers. The problem is that my family avoids leftovers like the plague. I absolutely hate throwing away food but it keeps happening over and over. This means that I have had to become very creative with [...]

English Toffee

Yummm, are you hungry yet? I can not wait to make the toffee this year. James’ grandma used to make English Toffee every Christmas. She would make tons of it. We would always save cookie tins for her because we knew that she would give out as much toffee as she had tins to put [...]

Mom’s Sweet Stuffing

Every year millions of people make turkey and stuffing. Most just make the normal sage stuffing. Now that we live in the day and age of instant everything even our stuffing is instant. I am willing to bet that most people just grab a box or a bag of stuffing each year. I will admit [...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake

I love pumpkin pie but I also like to find different types to make. Have you started to think about your Thanksgiving menu yet? Most people want a simple and traditional menu so you can not get too creative with dinner. You can get creative with dessert though. This pumpkin pie is wonderful. Pumpkin cheesecake [...]

Homemade Bun Recipe

I have recently had some extra time to try out new recipes. It helps to have the girls home over the summer! I made this recipe because I was busy cleaning and I did not want to shower, get all done up, and then drive to the next town to buy buns. That would take [...]

Strawberry Lemon and Lime Ice

What could be better on a nice warm day than an Italian Ice? This is our newest flavor we created. Our family really loves making our own Italian Ice. We usually make it when we have some kind of fruit that we need to use up. This time it was a bag of frozen strawberries. [...]

Irish Soda Bread

So what will you make with your Guinness Irish Stew? Well, Irish Soda Bread of course! This bread takes a long time to bake but it is simple to make. It also tastes great with the stew. Ingredients 3 1/4 cups unbleached flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups buttermilk (substitute – add [...]

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