Double Chocolate Cake #Recipe


Our families favorite dessert is a warm, ooey gooey chocolate cupcake or cake. I have doctored up a few recipes and have finally found this one to be a keeper. This recipe is very chocolaty, super moist and warms up well days after the cake has been made. The key, as with any cake, is to not over cook. The sour cream does wonders to make this cake moist and somewhat dense. Bring your eggs to room temperature when baking … [Read more...]

Not from Scratch Chili


Here in Louisiana we are getting a fabulous cold front...the low will be 37 tonight. Brrrrr.... Chilly weather calls for Chili! Unfortunately,¬† I have never made Chili from scratch and I have never felt the need to try because my Tabasco chili always comes out perfect! This recipe takes me 5 minutes tops to make and my family of men love it! Ingredients: (I usually double or even triple this recipe) 1 (16 … [Read more...]

2 Ingredient Mini Pumpkin Muffins


Last week I made the most wonderful pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting for a dinner party...the secret ingredient is toffee bits... perfection! Thanks to Robyn over at "Add A Pinch" for sharing this mouth watering pumpkin goodness. Everyone that tried it (that bakes) took the recipe to make for Thanksgiving! Success! Another fabulous Pumpkin cake recipe can be found below... For cake Nonstick vegetable oil … [Read more...]

17 Day Diet – Chicken Vegetable Soup


This recipe is from Cycle One of the 17 Day Diet. (Seems to be the same recipe¬† in the Dr. Oz book "You: On a diet".) The 17 day diet is broken up into cycles that take 17 days each, patterned to confuse the metabolism. The 17 day diet cycles also call for 17 minutes of exercise a day. Cycle 1 allows 1,200 calories a day, Cycle 2 allows 200 more calories and 2 carbs servings, Cycle 3 allows more calories including 1 … [Read more...]

Feasting in Fellowship Friday!

 Comfy in the Kitchen is hosting a great new meme, "Feasting in Fellowship Friday"!Growing up, I often wondered why my grandmothers loved cooking for us and feeding us until we were filled to the brim. They had such a love for cooking, baking and feeding family and friends. Now, as a mother of 4 boys with a large family and great friends to fellowship with, I understand the gift of preparing and sharing a meal with … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Tuscan Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Tuscan Pot Roast - Altered from a recipe found on my Betty Crocker iPhone App. - LOVE that thing!Serves/Makes: 6Ingredients:1 (3-4 lb size) boneless beef rump roast 1/2 can condensed cream of mushroom soup2 cups beef broth1 packet onion soup mix1 can diced tomatoes undrained - I used Italian style diced tomatoes2 tablespoons brown sugar (packed firm)4 carrots7 red baby potatoes1 large onion, quartered2 … [Read more...]