Cinnamon Sugar Mini Muffins

Introduction: In an effort to eat more healthy, we tried making a simple mini muffin with a cinnamon sugar topping. They have a firm texture with just a bit of sweet added from the topping. Not a favorite but easy and stock ingredients. This recipe was found at Taste of Home . Special Tools: Mini…

Baklava

Introduction: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F after step 4. We want to make this very clear.  Baklava is a time consuming process.  It took us 1 hour just to layer the Fillo dough and butter.  It takes patience.  But, IT’S WORTH IT!  This Baklava is delicious.  We had this love hate relationship with Baklava…

Chocolate Cheesecake Swirl Supreme

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake Supreme Ingredients: 2 ¼ cup finely crushed hard chocolate cookies such as Oreos ¼ cup finely chopped walnuts ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup butter, melted 3 8 ounce packages cream cheese softened 1 cup sugar 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel (optional) 2 eggs…

Cream Cheese Frosting

Introduction: If you are looking for a replica of the Cream Cheese Frosting you buy in the store, this one is it. This one is smooth and rich especially if you sift the confectioners sugar prior to using. Special Tools: Sifter Stand Mixer Ingredients: ½ pkg cream cheese (4 ounces)(softened) ¼ cup butter (softened) 1…

Blueberry Biscuits

This recipe produces a medium weight biscuit. Just right for delivering a delicious cream cheese spread or sticky honey. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons sugar 4 tablespoons butter or margarine or 1/2 stick 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 egg 1 cup fresh blueberries Directions: Mix flour, baking powder and sugar…

Cinnamon Rolls

Introduction: What a wonderful way to make the house smell like Grandma came to visit and made something in the oven. Cinnamon Rolls Prep time: almost 3 hours Cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients:  Dough:  ¼ ounce pkg yeast ½ cup warm water ½ cup scalded milk 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter or shortening 1…

Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev Prep time: 20 minutes Chill time: 2 hours Cook time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Introduction: This dish is awesome.  A restaurant can’t produce Chicken Kiev as tasty as this nor as fresh and it’s easier than you might think.  Most restaurants who serve this have price tag of over $20 a plate and…

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes 

Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 30 minutes Introduction: If your mashed potatoes are needing something special added just try this recipe.  The Sharp Cheddar cheese adds a special flavor and they will be asking what you did to the potatoes. Ingredients: 6 medium sized potatoes ¼ cup milk 6 Tablespoons…