Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Easy and so Delicious! Pineapple Upside Down Cake is one of my family’s very favorite desserts. When I was first married I used a fairly standard one layer cake recipe for upside down cakes which turned out okay but then one day I was browsing, once again, through one of my many cookbooks and found…

Perfect Red Velvet Cake Recipe

If you are like many people you have been searching for the perfect Red Velvet cake recipe for a long time. That perfect combination of beautiful, vibrant color, delicate cocoa flavor, and tangy cream cheese frosting is elusive but when you find it is amazing. Look no further. History of Red Velvet Cake No one…

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut and Cranberries Recipe

For the first several years when I changed to a vegan diet, I simply never had dessert at all, because I had no idea how to bake without using dairy and eggs. One Christmas, however, my mother-in-law gave me a wonderful gift: a compilation of all sorts of different recipes for various sorts of egg…

Holiday Shortbread Cookie Recipe

While we were growing up, every holiday season my mother would dig her beautiful stoneware baking pans out of a cupboard to make all sorts of holiday treats. One of the most simple was my favorite–classic shortbread cookies. They were addictive in their simplicity, practically melting in my mouth with each bite. Two years ago,…

Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe with Pecans

Last week, a friend gave me a gigantic zucchini that had overgrown in her garden while she was away on vacation. Of course, the best thing to do with overgrown zucchini is to make some zucchini bread, since over-sized ones aren’t as good to use fresh. This time, though, I wanted to do something a…

Chocolate Topped Chewy Sugar Cookies

I searched for years to find a perfect, chewy sugar cookie. I finally found one and so share this recipe with you. The same dough is used for both the sugar cookie and the chocolate topped cookie. This recipe can obviously be cut in half and is actually a doubled recipe (with slightly less salt)….

Low Fat Cake – Chocolate Cake Using Canola Oil

Chocolate Water Cake Following is a recipe for a chocolate cake using canola oil instead of butter, margarine, or Crisco. The resulting cake is lower cholesterol than most homemade cakes and contains no trans-fats. Homemade chocolate cake is so delicious and not much more work than cake made from a box mix. Unlike boxed mixes,…

How to Make Kettle Popcorn

Kettle Corn If you run to the Kettle Corn booth at your local fair because you have been waiting a full year between the salty-sweet goodness of this wonderful treat, then this article is for you! You do not need thousands of dollars of equipment and a vendor’s license at the fair to make this…

Peanut Butter Popcorn Recipes

Peanut Butter Popcorn The facts are as follows: 1. Kids love peanut butter. 2. Kids love popcorn. 3. Kids will REALLY love peanut butter popcorn! Seriously, what’s not to love? Peanut butter popcorn takes very little time to make but makes a huge impact. Imagine the looks on their faces when they come home from…

How to Make Toffee Popcorn – The Best Toffee Popcorn Recipe

Toffee Popcorn Ideas Toffee Popcorn is a delectable treat for holidays. Making it is easy, and everyone loves helping to eat it! It is always smart to have some extra helpings around the house for those unexpected guests during the holidays. Additionally, package some in empty tins to make the perfect last-minute gift. This is…