I LOVE the flavor of Irish Cream, but I never really cared for the other brands of Irish Cream flavored coffee creamers, be they powder or liquid. Why? you ask — because they didn’t taste like Irish Cream; I had to add a TON of it, just to get some of that amazing flavor, and […]

Okay, so I was making Christmas cookies, and since no holiday cookie repertoire is complete without Peanut Butter Blossoms, I began to cream the butter and realized when I got to Step 2 (cream peanut butter with butter), I realized…I HAD NO PEANUT BUTTER! As Scooby Doo would say, “Rut-roh.” So, I did what any […]

Today’s post is a Guest Post from one of our readers, Debbie Davis, for an absolutely sinful (or is it Heavenly?) Chocolate Pecan Pie. She says it gets RAVE reviews! Here’s the recipe: Ingredients: 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup Karo syrup (light or dark) 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

My good friend, Carolyn, has her own version of the Cream Cheese Danish Bars that we’d like to share with you. Here’s what she writes: “I make a very similar cinnamon cheesecake and it is always a big hit! I made this for a bake-off at work, and won first place, and the kids love […]

If you like frozen coffee drinks, you will absolutely LOVE this recipe! It’s got coffee, and it’s got ice cream – what’s not to love? However, I refuse to be held responsible for any addictions and/or weight gain that may ensue because you WILL want to make this frequently On the bright side, though, look […]

A while back, I started to experience the symptoms of stomach ulcers, due most likely to years of taking aspirin-based over-the-counter pain medication. There were many things I needed to restrict from my diet to make the intense, gnawing pain of these ulcers subside; coffee and caffeine were among these things. Now, I’m not an […]

Ah…the flavor, the color, the scent of cinnamon! Apple pie or snicker-doodles baking in the oven makes your house smell like…well, home…thanks to cinnamon. So, given that Christmas is just around the corner, I’ve decided to dedicate my very first informational post to cinnamon, the ultimate comfort spice. Not only is cinnamon an invaluable staple […]

This recipe is a specialty of my Dad’s (Poppy Joe), and it’s been a favorite of mine for years. It’s highly versatile, in that you can make it as an appetizer, a main dish (with nice, crusty bread for dipping and a fresh salad), or even a sub sandwich. The sauce is the secret to […]