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easy cinnamon rolls

These are delicious and pretty easy to prepare. The homemade dough actually goes together much quicker than I thought it would. I baked mine in a cast iron skillet, but you could use a 9×9 square baking pan if that’s all you have. For the dough: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons…

creamy mexican street corn salad {elotes}

This is one of those salads I could make all summer long and never get tired of it. It’s slightly sweet corn crunch blends well with the fresh flavors of cilantro and veggies, and I added smoked paprika for a little depth. Some may want to top their salad with fried bacon crumbles and crumbled…

cheesy spinach bars

Looking for something to serve for easy breakfasts? This is an awesome recipe. It goes together fast and you just cut it into squares like a cake pan quiche. We like to make breakfast sandwiches by placing a square on a toasted bagel and topping with your favorite breakfast meat. (Sans the meat for my…

greek yogurt cornbread

This was so wonderful with the Mexican posole soup that I made, that I decided to make another pan to go with chili. It’s ridiculously simple to prepare, and fast too! Everyone loves this dreamy, light cornbread that’s slightly sweet, a little tangy, and so tender because of the addition of plain greek yogurt. SO…

kenny rogers mayonnaise carrot cake

My favorite recipe for carrot cake can be found in a little cookbook called “Cooking With Kenny Rogers.” It’s a collection of yummy recipes featuring Dole pineapple. Dole and Kenny collaborated to make this fun cookbook, and every recipe I’ve tried so far has been delicious! This cake is amazingly rich, moist, and delicious. It’s…

homemade nut goodie candy bars

Pearson’s Nut Goodie has been my favorite candy bar for as long as I can remember. Well, that’s not entirely true. Pearson’s used to offer a candy bar called the Seven Up Bar that was even better, but they stopped making them. I can’t imagine why. It was a bar with seven different cream filling…

cinnamon cheesecake danish squares

Looking for an incredibly easy, delicious, fast dessert? This one has it all! Buttery crust, creamy, tangy, lemony, cheesecake filling, and a delicious cinnamon & sugar topping! This goes together in about 10 minutes and bakes for 25… So it’s definitely great for impromptu guests, and Sunday brunch. Enjoy with coffee, tea, or a tall…

amish cherry cobblestone coffee cake

We’re experiencing LOTS of snowy weather here in Minnesota… today is day 2 of no school. I always enjoy snow days. I cook up a storm, light candles, sit in front of the fireplace and read (and sometimes I write.) Basically I just try to regroup and do what I want to do whether that…

grandma’s cheesy potato pierogi casserole

We love pierogies! I’ve made big batches of the real thing before and then put a bunch in the freezer for future use. They go good with virtually any meal. They stand in well for potatoes. If you’re in a hurry and have a craving for pierogies, this shortcut casserole is the way to go.…

cream cheese marachino cherry bread

I’m getting excited for Valentine’s Day and I’m making my treats early this year. First up: Cream Cheese Maraschino Cherry Bread! I have lots of different quick breads and sweets featuring cream cheese on the blog, such as: Blueberry Lemon Cream Cheese Bread, Cream Cheese Orange Slice Bread, Strawberry Cream Cheese Banana Bread, Strawberry Dream…