COOK-OUT CUPCAKES”RETRO” SNACKS-

These “retro” snacks are fun to make and bring a smile to everyone’s face.
We call them cook-out cupcakes.

Cook-out Cupcakes are a fun and tasty summertime dessert. Cupcakes are decorated to look like a cheeseburger. Loved by adults as well as children.

I have been making some “retro” snacks for my grandchildren this summer and thought of this one.  I have not made it for at least 6 or 7 years, but they use to love for me to make these cute little cook-out cupcakes when they were younger. Continue reading COOK-OUT CUPCAKES”RETRO” SNACKS-

STRAWBERRY MASCARPONE BREAKFAST RING

Strawberry season is here now and this is a recipe I would love for you to try.

Strawberry-Mascarpone-breakfast-rolls are made with crescent dough, mascarpone cheese and fresh strawberries.

This STRAWBERRY MASCARPONE BREAKFAST RING  is a fun one to make, especially when you have delicious, fresh strawberries. It is quick, easy, and anything with mascarpone cheese in the filling has to be wonderful.

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SUPER CHEF SALAD ON A BOARD

Super Chef Salad Served on a Board, Loaded with lettuce, veggies, meats and cheese. A complete meal.
Super Chef Salad

This Super Chef Salad served on a board is a meal you will want to serve often this summer. It is the ultimate salad loaded with veggies, meats, eggs, cheeses, and a variety of other toppings.

Arranging  this Super Chef Salad  on a board just makes it look a little fancier to serve to your family or guests.  It is a total meal that makes a great lunch or light dinner.  It would also be nice to take to a cook-out or covered dish dinner. Continue reading SUPER CHEF SALAD ON A BOARD

The Best Texas Sheet Cake

The Best Texas Sheet Cake, rich, soft, delicious.TEXAS SHEET CAKE ….a large, thinner  chocolate sheet cake, melts in your mouth soft, then topped with a warm chocolate icing with pecans.

The Best Texas Sheet Cake, rich, soft, delicious.

Sharing this recipe because it truly is the best Texas Sheet Cake recipe that I have ever eaten.  About 50 years ago, when I was working as an RN in our local hospital,  the staff created a cookbook, and this recipe was in there.  It is the only one I ever make, and always get the best compliments. Continue reading The Best Texas Sheet Cake

CHICKEN BROCCOLI BACON RANCH CASSEROLE

A creamy chicken casserole with bacon, ranch, broccoli and then topped with shredded tater tots and cheddar cheese. It is baked until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly.
                                            Chicken Broccoli Bacon Ranch Casserole

 Chicken Broccoli Bacon Ranch Casserole with Shredded Tater Tot Cheddar Topping is a casserole with a creamy filling of soup, half and half, sour cream, chicken, bacon, broccoli, and ranch dressing.  It is topped with shredded tater tots and cheddar cheese, then baked until bubbly.

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LOADED BREAKFAST PANINI

This loaded breakfast panini is perfect to start your day with, or to serve to guests for a special treat.

Leftover ham was the inspiration for my loaded breakfast panini.  My husband loves fried egg sandwiches, but doesn’t let himself eat them too often.  In the summer months he loves them with a slice of fresh tomato.  One morning while fixing breakfast, I saw the leftover ham in the refrigerator and put this sandwich together for him.

A loaded breakfast panini, meats, veggies, egg and cheese.On this day, I used sour dough bread, with  mayonnaise for my condiment.  Another day I made this on ciabatta bread and used basil pesto for the condiment. Any time I have a fresh tomato, I do add a slice or 2 to the sandwich. Continue reading LOADED BREAKFAST PANINI

CARAMEL BANANA-NUT BREAKFAST ROLLS

A panful of sticky, pull-apart rolls made with refrigerated biscuits, bananas, butter, brown sugar, nuts, and  drizzled with caramel topping.Caramel Banana-Nut Breakfast Rolls
A pan of sticky, pull-apart rolls made with refrigerated biscuits, bananas, butter, brown sugar, nuts, and  drizzled with caramel topping.

These breakfast rolls are so quick and easy to make, only 6 ingredients, and done in less than 30 minutes total.  Perfect to serve guests or for your family to enjoy.
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