Appetizer · Dessert · dinner · entree · Sides

Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

Let's face it: this Memorial Day weekend will not be like any we've had before. Sure, it's the first signal of summer, but kids have been home for the last 3 months. Summer seems like it started in March this year because of the pandemic. Not only that, but you can rule out any large… Continue reading Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

baking · cookies · holiday

Rice Krispie Cookies

What do you get when you mix oatmeal, chocolate chips, coconut and Rice Krispies together? A mega-awesome cookie, that's what. Maybe I should actually call this "kitchen sink cookies" since there's so many random ingredients inside. This recipe hails from the same Atchison, Kansas Methodist cookbook that I used for my peanut butter blossoms. I… Continue reading Rice Krispie Cookies

cookies · Dessert · holiday

Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

With all of the holiday baking going on, sometimes you just need to take some shortcuts. I'm eternally thankful to my husband for getting me a stand mixer a few years ago. I don't think my wrists could take creaming butter and sugar together for four different batches of cookies. Another shortcut: parchment paper. I… Continue reading Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies