Mini Ranchero Eggs No Comments

Looking for a fun Mother's Day breakfast? Here's an easy and fun recipe for Ranchero Eggs from IMUSA that kids could make with a little supervision. My kids love to help in the kitchen and are just starting to use the stove. Breakfast is one of my favorite meals, but usually don't have time in the morning to get something other than a bowl of yogurt. Easy Read more

Easy Turkey Pops No Comments

Choosy Chocolates: Thanksgiving Turkey Pop One of the fun things I get to do is consult with companies in marketing and PR. This past week my friend over at Choosy Chocolates were on Channel 2 Fresh Living. In preparation for the segment, I got to help decide what we should make. We gave these turkey pops a try! My 4 year old daughter helped (she mostly Read more

Patriotic Bagels No Comments

Patriotic Bagels This pinterest-inspired recipe is so simple, yet very pretty for a holiday display! And it's easy for the kids to make, too!INGREDIENTSPlain Bagel, sliced in half Whipped Cream Cheese (I used the Philadelphia brand) Fresh Strawberries, sliced diagonally Fresh Blueberries DIRECTIONS 1.  Slice the bagel in half 2.  Spread the whipped cream cheese on each bagel half 3.  Place sliced strawberries on bagel in a "star" pattern 4.  Fill the middle of the Read more

We made this for dinner last night: http://www.ourbestbites.com/2008/09/creamy-corn-chowder/ Creamy Corn Chowder Recipe by Our Best Bites 2 Tbsp. butter 1/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. water 2 1/2 c. milk (skim or 1% work just fine and lighten it up considerably) 2 regular-sized chicken bouillon cubes, 1 Knorr chicken bouillon cube, or 2 tsp. chicken base 1/2 lb. bacon (optional) 1 small onion, minced 2 red potatoes, diced into small cubes 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 can corn, Read more

I don't know about you, but I like it when my family thinks I can bake. I made this yummy cobbler last night and they couldn't believe it. Blackberry Cobbler Rinse 4 packs of berries into an 8x8 glass dish Topping: 1 stick butter 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 3/4 cup oats 1 cup flower 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract Bake: 350 for 35+ minutes Serve: Vanilla ice Read more

Photo Credit: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Downy_Woodpecker/id The Downy Woodpecker is one of my favorite visitors to our feeder. We have a male and female that come visit. My photos aren't as great as this one. The male has read on his head to attract a female. They love to eat suet cakes. We buy ours at the grocery store or at the pet store. You can also make your Read more

For very special occasions in my family, I make Brusviger. Also known as the Poor Man's Birthday Cake on the island of Fyn, where I was born. For the dough: 1 cup milk, lukewarm 2 tbsp. fresh yeast 2 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 egg 2 – 2 1/2 cups flour 6 2/3 tbsp. melted butter 1 tsp. cardamom For the topping: 7 1/8 tbsp. butter (random size I know, taken from Danish recipe and converted) 7 Read more

Danish Pancake Recipe This is one of our families favorite pancakes to eat for breakfast. Known by other names, like Swedish Pancakes, these are easy to make and easy to eat! Instructions Things You'll Need: regular wheat eggs milk water sugar butter/for the pan Step 1 this will give you 10-12 pancakes. Depending on the thickness of them. Double the amount for twice as many. Step 2 Mix all the ingredients in Read more