Key Lime Cupcakes
cupcakes, fruit, shower food, summertime

Key Lime Cupcakes

These hands down might be my favorite cupcake out there! I think it might be because I rarely have anything that is key-lime. In fact as I sit here and type this blog post at 10:00 at night while my husband and boys are asleep in bed I am eating one of these cupcakes and enjoying every single bite! Im not exactly sure if its the cupcake itself, the sweetened condensed milk filling, or the toasted coconut that is my favorite…but all I know is that when you put them all together it is divine! Key Lime Cupcakes recipe from: …

chicken, main dish, mexican

Honey Lime Enchiladas

These enchiladas are a favorite in our house! And after I make them my husband takes the left over s to work the next day or two! They are yummy and even my little boys ask for seconds! Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas 1/4 cup honey (heaping) 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 large chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 12 corn tortillas 1/4 cup lime juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups shredded mexican cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 large can of green enchilada sauce (my favorite is macayo’s) 1 Tablespoon cooking oil Combine honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic in …

Quick and Easy Biscuits and Gravy
bread, breakfast, sausage

Quick and Easy Biscuits and Gravy

Quick and Easy Biscuits and Gravy 1 bag Grand’s Buttery Tastin’ Biscuits (in the freezer section) or your favorite biscuits 2 Tablespoons Oil 1 lb. Jimmy Dean Sausage (in the tube) 1/4 cup Wondra (quick mixing flour for sauces and gravies) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Milk (enough to cover meat) Bake biscuits, while baking put oil in saucepan, add sausage and brown; break into small pieces, when cooked add salt and pepper and sprinkle Wondra; mix (Wondra will clump around meat and absorb liquid, add milk (cover meat entirely) and stir constantly on medium until it boils. If gravy …

Bacon Carbonara
main dish, pasta

Bacon Carbonara

This dish was a step up from your regular ol’ spagetti or alfredo from a jar pasta dish. But it totally a good week day meal. The sauce is creamy and extra delicious! I didn’t add any chicken to mine, but I am sure it would be great with it too! Bacon Carbonara sauce:4 eggs1/2 cup cream2/3 cup parmesan (plus extra to sprinkle on top!)1 teaspoon died parsley1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper flakes (be very careful with this one! I added too much my first time and it was almost unedible! If serving kids I would only …

Baked Beans
beans, sides, summertime

Baked Beans

This is my absolutely favorite thing to bring (and eat) at a BBQ, I can honestly eat a whole plate of these. And I do sometimes instead of eating a hamburger or steak. They are that good! Try them for your next BBQ! Baked Beans 1 large can pork and beans (up to 52 ounces if you are feeding a crowd) 1 can kidney beans, drained (15 ounces)1 can butter beans, drained (15 ounces)1/2 lb bacon, cooked and diced1 medium onion, chopped1 lb hamburger or smoked sausage (13 ounces)1/2 lb. brown sugar1/2 cup ketchup1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon salt2 Tablespoons …

The BEST Macaroni & Cheese
freezer, pasta, sides, summertime

The BEST Macaroni & Cheese

 are you wondering how to make Patti Labelle macaroni and cheese Oprah Winfrey talked about her favorite things. One of them was Patti Labelle Macaroni. It is Oprahs favorite things and Oprahs favorite food. There is just something about Homemade Macaroni and Cheese! First of all, this recipe pleases both children and adults! Which in my book is worth twice as much as just a good recipe that only adults enjoy! My 2 little boys eat a full plate of this in a matter of minutes! We love it around here and I am sure you will too! **This recipe …

Crepe trio
breakfast, dessert, fruit

Crepe trio

Crepes aren’t our usual Saturday or Sunday morning breakfast. Usually its french toast or pancakes. But these happen on occasion (usually when we have had breakfast for supper that week) and I love them! Fun and Classy! Crepe TrioCrepe Batter 1 cup flourpinch of salt3 eggs1 to 1 1/3 cups milk2 Tablespoons melted butter Combine ingredients in blender and blend until smooth and lump free. Let sit for a few minutes. Add more milk if the batter isnt really thin. (like the consisency of light cream), This can be made ahead up to 2 1/2 hours but may need to …

chicken, chinese, dinner

Sweet and Sour Chicken

The Best Sweet And Sour Chicken   Sweet and Sour Chicken Do you want to learn how to make the yummiest homemade Chinese food? You can make crispy sweet and sour chicken at home. There is only a few simple easy steps.  My husband is a fan of sweet and sour chicken so I thought I would try this recipe. It was a huge hit in our house and even the boys ate tons of it! Definatly a keeper for a easy go to dinner meal This sweet and sour chicken is easy to make and super yummy. You can …

Sand Bakkles
dessert, shower food, summertime

Sand Bakkles

These are one of my all time favorite desserts! I am a tart and sugar cookie kind of gal! These are a little time consuming, but the presentation is amazing! They are perfect for any special occasion or baby shower! The tart shells can be found at specialty cooking stores. In Arizona there is a place called Shars that carries alot of Bosch items and they have these there. For those of you not in Arizona they sell them at Williams Sonoma here is just one of the options they carry. Sand Bakklesrecipe by: Elizabeth Banks Shell:1 cup shortening1 cup …