Alternate Pecan Pie

The other day I came across this recipe for a vegan pecan pie. It was egg free, but also healthier than the classic so I played with the recipe to see if my mom would like it. She absolutely adores pecan pie, but the traditional is too much for her. This is my version of …

The Perfect Rice

As a new cook, I remember in my youth that one of my most feared (in a way) items to cook . . . was rice. Well, after cooking it for years, I found the best method. Simple, easy, plain delicious rice. INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp butter 1/4-1/2 tsp salt 1 cup white rice 2 cups …

Easiest pizza dough ever

(function(d,t){var g=d.createElement(t),s=d.getElementsByTagName(t)[0];g.src="http://instagramfollowbutton.com/components/instagram/v2/js/ig-follow.js";s.parentNode.insertBefore(g,s);}(document,"script")); I derived this recipe from The Pioneer Woman's pizza. The way I do this crust is to separate it at the end into 3 balls, flatten them out in 3 separate 9-inch pie pans, then for the three in this house, we all have a separate pizza. Place 3/4 warm water in a …

Meatloaf Burgers

My most requested burger in this house is the meatloaf burger. Here is the recipe for it. Share with your friends, like, and leave a comment!

Big Peanut Butter Cookies

A delicious peanut butter cookie that has a secret surprise in the middle. These aren't your typical small cookies. These are your perfect game day large cookies.

Vanilla Granola

I would love to take complete credit for this granola, but I'm afraid I can't. I mix and match parts of it (i.e. to use walnuts in place of mixed nuts, pancake syrup in place of real maple syrup [only because we never have real maple syrup]) but I found this recipe online somewhere years …

Old World Charm – Modern Living Cinnamon Roll Bread

Cinnamon Roll Bread This recipe is derived from The Pioneer Woman cinnamon roll recipe - http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2007/06/cinammon_rolls_/     INGREDIENTS: 1 cup milk 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup sugar 3 tsp yeast (I use quick rise) 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional) 2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup flour 1/4 heaping tsp baking powder 1/4 almost …

Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

I always love making these cookies around the winter time, to go along with it being Christmas, and Fall, but these taste practically like doughnuts, so they'd be good year-round really.  Pumpkin Walnut Cookies Yield: About 5 dozen Ingredients:                   Cookie: 1 cup butter, softened 2/3 firmly packed …