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Lemon Loaf Dupe Recipe

Starbucks Lemon Loaf Dupe

Check out this Starbucks Lemon Loaf Dupe! So, it is not often that I “copycat” a recipe, but when my daughter challenged me to make something like the Starbucks Lemon Loaf but with a cake mix… I was intrigued.  I took a Duncan Hines yellow cake mix and let my […]

Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe

Molasses Ginger Cookies

Before you make this recipe for Molasses Ginger Cookies, you should know that you will need to chill the dough for at least 1 hour!  I would hate for you to decide to make this for an office party the night before and not start it until late in the […]

White Chocolate Lemon Streusel

White Chocolate Lemon Streusel

Sometimes I run across a recipe that is a little hard to follow.  These white chocolate lemon streusel bars are worth the effort, but you have to follow the directions, or you will get lost!  I located this recipe in one of my recipe card books that I grabbed off […]

King Ranch Pasta Recipe

King Ranch Pasta

We have probably all heard of King Ranch Casserole. At my restaurant, I use to take leftover chicken tortilla soup and turn it into King Ranch for lunch specials. What I never did was turn it into this King Ranch Pasta. The other day I really wanted to come up […]

Spanish Rice Recipe

Spanish Rice Recipe

When you own a restaurant, you do daily specials. That is just what you do. Once a week, at my restaurant, we made Mexican food, and every time we made it, I would make a large container of this Spanish rice recipe. Recently, I was asked to bring something to […]

Apple Sweet Dip

Apple Sweet Dip

With Fall in the Air… OK in Texas it is more like ” Hello, Winter is here”… I get this overwhelming urge to eat more apples. This Apple Sweet Dip is the perfect thing to serve up with sliced apples. It is so tasty, that the kids won’t have any […]

Pear and Banana Muffin Recipe

Banana, Pear, and Pecan Muffins

The other day my sister-in-law delivered some pears to me from her pear tree.  They are canning pears and I really didn’t want to take the time to can them, so I decided to make some muffins out of them.  I came up with this Banana Pear and Pecan Muffin […]

Chicken Florentine Recipe

1954 Chicken Florentine

I love taking old recipes and revising them for today.  For instance, this 1954 Chicken Florentine recipe had a jigger as a measurement.  I had to educate myself to edit this one, and I was extremely pleased with the results.  The chicken turned out moist, and the sauce was perfect.  […]

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Inspired by a Tuscan Chicken recipe, this Creamy Dijon Chicken is one of my favorite recipe creations.  The chicken is moist and full of flavor.  The sauce has just the right hint of tang.  I have always lived by the rule that I want the people that eat my food […]

Easy Lasagna Casserole Recipe

Easy Lasagna Casserole

Have you ever gotten a call that some company is coming and you just don’t know what to make?  This easy lasagna casserole came to my rescue the other night!  I adapted it from a 1954 cookbook and love the way it turned out.  It is easy to make and […]