Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins (like Starbucks)

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cloves 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 pinch cardamom (optional) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 eggs 2 cups sugar 2 cups pumpkin 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 8 ounces cream cheese – I used honey […]

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Overnight French Toast Casserole

Yet another Paula Deen recipe. One of my favorites to bring to brunches and make for special occasion breakfasts like Christmas morning. 1 loaf French bread (13 to 16 ounces) 8 large eggs 2 cups half-and-half 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg […]

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Three Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Our favorite enchiladas! 12 Corn tortillas Oil for frying 1 14oz can red Enchilada sauce 2 Chicken Breasts, cooked and shredded 4 oz cream cheese 2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 3/4 c sour cream 1/4 c chopped green onions 1/2 t cumin salt and pepper Combine cream cheese, sour […]

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Monster Cookies

These are the boys’ favorite cookies. Another Paula Deen recipe and oh so good!! 3 eggs 1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 12-ounce jar creamy peanut butter 1 stick butter, softened 1/2 cup multi-colored chocolate candies (M&Ms) 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/4 […]

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Famous Guacamole

I grew up in Tucson, Arizona. Like an hour from Mexico. So Mexican food is just in my blood. I learned to make guacamole because all of the mexican restaurants in Tucson offer table side guacamole. Where they make your guacamole right in front of you. Oh my word is it good!! So here ya […]

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Chicken and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

This is one of our favorite pasta dishes. It’s simple and delicious! 8 oz. bow tie pasta 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 T olive oil 1 # skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into thin bite size strips 1 t dried basil 1/8 t crushed red pepper flakes 3/4 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup oil packed […]

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Chicken Pot Pie

Ready for the recipe that earned me a handshake from a stranger?? I brought this pot pie to a friend that had a new baby. A couple weeks later my family and I were having lunch after church and ran into my friend and her family. My friend Heather introduced me to her husband and […]

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Out of This World Caramel Corn

This is my recipe for caramel corn. The be all, end all, mother of all caramel corns. It’s awesome. It’s addicting. It has an entire box of butter. I make it at Christmas. I give it in my holiday packages. Make it. Now. 8 quarts popped corn (3 1/3 bags of microwave popcorn. I use […]

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Quick and Easy Lemon Ice Box Pie

This is a Paula Deen recipe! Need I say more?? That lady knows her food… especially desserts. I made this for Bunco Friday night and everyone LOVED it. A wonderfully creamy, lemon pie. I would suggest topping it with homemade whipped cream. In case you’ve never experienced it in all of its glory, I will […]

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