magic unicorn mug cakes

“A long time ago, when the earth was still green, There were more kinds of animals than you’ve ever seen; They’d run around free while the earth was being born, The loveliest of all was the Unicorn. There was green alligators and long-necked geese, Some humpty-backed camels and some chimpanzees, Some cats and rats and…

bacony parmesan split pea soup

After consolidating my collection of 80 soup recipes here on my blog so I could share it with all of you, I quickly got to work on a part 2. This lovely soup is the first recipe in that grouping. Before long I’m sure I’ll have another 80. Hee hee. I don’t know what it…

amish chocolate peanut butter swirl brownies

Are you ready for pure chocolate and peanut butter bliss? Oh. My. Yum. These are so rich, and decadent. Truly one of the best chocolate peanut butter desserts I’ve ever made or eaten! This would make a wonderful addition to a tea party, or a yummy lunchbox dessert! ~ preheat oven to 325 degrees F.…

grandma’s cottage pear salad

This is one of my go-to, easy recipes to go with casseroles, meat loaf, quiche, and other comfort foods. The contrast of the cold, sweet pears and the creamy cottage cheese make this a wonderful accompaniment to almost any hot dish, and I think they look so cheerful on the plate. Yum! to serve approximately…