Thursday, February 23, 2012

Cookies n' Cream Brownies

This recipe is a variation from traditional brownies that will give you a more unique flavor and texture.  A few sandwich cookies make all the difference!

Yield: 16 servings

Monday, February 20, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Plum Pastry

This is quick to throw together and is surprisingly addictive.  I've found my new favorite dessert on short notice.

Yield: 9 servings

Monday, February 13, 2012

Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are awesome.  It's an undeniable fact.  The great thing is that they're versatile and can  change so much based on the sauce you use.  This sauce will give you the right combination you need to really enjoy the game.

Yield: 24-30 wings

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Lentil Tomato Soup

I've lately been on a bit of a soup kick, and this recipe struck me as both easy and interesting.  I'd never cooked lentils before, and it turns out that you can have both easy and tasty.

Yield: 6 servings

Monday, February 6, 2012

Orange Glazed Pork Roast

This flavorful roast is easy to make, doesn't dirty a whole lot of dishes, and will leave your mouth watering for more.  Perfect for a nice Sunday dinner.

Yield: 8-10 servings

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Tahini Chicken

The strong sesame and ginger flavors combine for a fantastic Chinese dish.  And it's quick to make.

Yield: 4 servings

Monday, January 30, 2012

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

This is a great recipe for game day.  People will love picking at it and enjoying the bite-sized pizza balls.

Yield: 55 pieces

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Clementine Cupcakes

These flashy cupcakes are sure to turn heads.  The hardest part is peeling the membranes from the clementine sections, but once you've got that done it's smooth sailing the rest of the way.

And while you're at it, I suggest dipping a few extra sections in chocolate.  They make for a tasty snack.

Yield: 44 cupcakes

Monday, January 23, 2012

Roasted Tomato Soup

Nothing fits better on a cold day than a warm bowl of soup.  And it tastes much better if you make it yourself from scratch.

Yield: 6 servings

Monday, January 16, 2012

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread is good.  Combined with chocolate it's even better.  These little cookies pack a lot of flavor and smell wonderful while cooking.

Yield: 44 cookies

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Skillet Roasted Lemon Chicken

This is very easy to make and results in a tasty meal in a short amount of time.  Plus, it gives you  an excuse to use that cast iron skillet.

Yield: 7 servings

Monday, January 9, 2012

Heavenly Chocolate Cake

Get ready for a rich, chocolatey adventure.  You cannot eat too much of this cake because it's so rich, but it's worth the work to make it.

Yield: 16 servings

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

A fun alternative to traditional buffalo chicken wings, these meatballs pack a lot of flavor and make for a great appetizer.  Serve with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing.

Yield: Approx. 70 meatballs

Monday, January 2, 2012

Peanut Butter Brownies

These are a flavorful twist on traditional brownies, adding in a thick layer of peanut butter and making the chocolate a ganache over the top.  It's ok to fill up on dessert .  Sharing is optional.

Yield: 48 brownies (depending on how you cut them)