This simple but delicious parfait is served with berries, banana, and crunchy granola. Serves 1.
0.75 cups fresh strawberries (sliced), 0.75 cups fresh blueberries (whole), 6 ounce vanilla yogurt, 1 tablespoon wheat germ, 0.5 banana (sliced), 0.33 cups granola,
Divide ingredients roughly in thirds, layering in order of: berries, yogurt, wheat germ, banana, and granola, and repeating.
note: this one is taken from breakfast and brunc...
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A quick, easy, and zesty salsa made with mango. The perfect compliment to fish dishes. Serves 8.
1 mango (prepared), 0.25 cups red bell pepper (diced), 1 green onion (chopped), 2 tablespoon cilantro (chopped), 1 fresh jalapeno chili pepper (chopped), 2 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon lemon juice,
Combine together the prepared mango, pepper, onion, cilantro, jalapeno, and juices in a mixing bowl. Cover, and let sit at room temperature for thirty minutes before serving.
This pecan pie recipe is rich and sweet, with the flavor primarily coming from the golden syrup and pecans. Serves 8-10.
1 shortcrust pastry, 1.5 cups pecans, 0.6 ounce unsalted butter,melted, 0.5 cups golden syrup, 0.5 cups brown sugar, 3 eggs, 0.5 teaspoon mixed spices, 1 lemon zest,finely grated, 2 tablespoon lemon juice,
Prepare the pastry according to the instructions on the packet. Chill the pastry for at least 30 minutes before using.
Lightly grease a 10 inch tart tin. Roll out the pastry betwe...
A popular dessert this time of year, made with pecans, cinnamon and cranberries. Makes 1 dozen squares.
2 cups cracker crumbs(crushed grahams), 0.75 cups butter (melted), 0.5 cups pecans(diced), 8 ounce cream cheese soft, 14 ounce condensed milk sweetened, 2 eggs, 20 ounce apple pie filling, 0.5 cups brown sugar, 0.5 cups all purpose flour, 0.25 cups butter cold, 0.5 cups cranberries dried, 0.75 cups pecans diced,
Heat oven to 350 F (175 C). Mix the cracker crumbs together with the butter and nuts. Line a baking pan with baking paper, and use mixture to form a crust on the bottom.
Scrumptious chocolaty brownies with nuts. Makes 16 Brownies.
0.5 cups white sugar, 2 tablespoon butter, 2 tablespoon water, 1.5 cups baking chocolate or chips, 2 large eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 0.6 cups all purpose flour, 0.5 cups chopped nuts, 0.25 teaspoon baking soda, 0.5 teaspoon salt, 0.25 cups chopped nuts (for top),
Begin by heating oven to 325 F (165 C). Grease an 8×8 inch baking pan.
In a saucepan, mix together: sugar, butter and water. Heat over medium until boiling. Remove from heat an...
Sweet and simple orange and cream cookies. Makes 2 and a half dozen.
0.5 cups orange flavor drin mix(such as "tang"), 0.75 cups white sugar, 1.5 cups vanilla baking chips, 1.75 cups flour, 0.5 teaspoon baking soda, 0.5 teaspoon baking powder, 0.5 butter softened, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla,
Heat oven to 375 F (190 C).
Combine all ingredients in one large bowl. Add butter, egg (slightly beaten) and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
Make heaping tablespoon fulls of...
Everyone’s favorite holiday cookie, spicey, sweet and simple. Makes 5 dozen.
2 teaspoon cinnamon, 3 teaspoon baking soda, 4.5 cups flour, 0.5 cups mollases, 2 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1.5 cups butter softened, 1 teaspoon cloves, 0.5 teaspoon salt, 0.5 teaspoon nut meg,
Mix together the butter and sugar until creamy. Combine together with the eggs and molasses, stir well. Add in the flour, baking soda, and spices; mix with wet mixture. Let chill...
Irresistible butterscotch oatmeal cookies. Makes 30.
1 cups butterscotch chips, 0.75 cups butter unsalted, 2 tablespoon boiling water, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 cups oats fast cooking, 1 cups flour, 0.75 cups white sugar,
Heat oven to 350 F (175 C).
Melt chips and butter over low in a small pot, stir occasionally. Remove pot from the heat. Combine the hot water and baking soda in a bowl. Add in t...
A classic staple for the Holiday season, gingerbread men are a popular favorite. Makes 2 dozen.
0.5 cups butter, 0.5 cups brown sugar, 1 large egg, 1.5 cups flour, 0.5 teaspoon baking soda, 1.5 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon cinnamon,
Cream together the pudding mix, brown sugar and butter. Add in the egg.
In a separate bowl, mix together the dry ingredients; slowly combine with the pudding mixture. Cover doug...
The most popular holiday drink this season, made quickly and easily from scratch. Non-Alcholic. Serves 3.
2 large eggs, 3 tablespoon white sugar, 2.75 cups milk, 1 dash nut meg (extra for garnish), 1 cinnamon stick(for garnish),
In a blender, combine all ingredients. Garnish with nutmeg and cinnamon stick. Serve chilled....
An autumn favorite, these are quick and easy to make. Serves 15.
15 red apples, 2 cups sugar, 1 cups light corn syrup, 1.5 cups water, 1 food coloring (optional), 1 pinches nuts or sprinkles(optional),
Using craft sticks, pierce the whole apples. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
Over medium-high heat, mix together the sugar, water, and syrup. Using a candy thermometer, heat ...
Tasty and easy margaritas made with strawberries and juice concentrate. Serves 4.
6 ounce quality tequila, 2 ounce triple sec, 8 ounce strawberry frozen, 4 ounce concentrated lime ade frozen, 5 cups prepared ice, 1 pinches salt for serving,
Optional: wet edge of serving glasses in water, then coat with salt.
Using a blender, prepare the ice by crushing on appropriate setting for twenty seconds. Then, add in the ber...
Perfect for hot, summer days, this is a fresh sorbet you can make at home! Serves 10.
24 ounce fresh raspberries, 0.5 cups honey, 4 cups water, 0.5 cups corn syrup(light), 0.75 cups sugar,
Process all raspberries in a food processor until smooth. Move puree to a bowl, and whisk in honey.
In a saucepan, add in only three cups of the water, white sugar, and syrup. B...
Fruit smoothie with yogurt, strawberries, and pineapple. Serves 4.
1.5 cups strawberry(frozen), 1 cups pineapple frozen, 0.5 cups whole milk, 1.5 cups yogurt, 2 tablespoon sugar, 1 cups crushed ice,
Blend together all ingredients on high until smooth. Enjoy!
Lemon sorbet would have to be one of the most popular desserts for summer. The bitterness and sweetness are very contrasting flavors which work so well together. It’s very refreshing on a hot day. Sorbets come in other flavors but I find the lemon to work the best.
2 teaspoon lemon rind finely grated, 9 tablespoon of lemon juice, 0.6 cups sugar, 2.25 cups water, 1 egg white,
Add the sugar, water and lemon rind into a large saucepan over a medium heat, stirring occasionally. Continue to cook until the sugar starts to dissolve into the liquid. Bring it t...
Welcome summer with an easy recipe for this classic drink. Serves 4.
5 large lemons, 1.25 sugar, 1.25 quarts water,
Prepare lemons by peeling and cutting them into thin slices.
In a separate bowl, sprinkle the lemon rinds with white sugar, let sit room temperature for one hou...
Tart and sweet banana bread with delicious raspberries and nuts. Makes two loaves.
1.75 cups flour, 1.5 cups sugar, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 large eggs, 1 cups over ripe bananas (mashed), 0.5 cups vegetable oil, 0.75 cups water, 1 cups raspberries (fresh or frozen, and unsweetened), 0.5 cups chopped walnuts (or nut of your choice),
Begin heating oven to 350 F (175 C)
Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
Combine together eggs, bananas, oil and water in ...
This sweetcorn fritters recipe is quick and simple. Best of all, it’s a really versatile recipe which can be easily changed to suit your liking. Add extra pepper if you would like the extra quick to compensate for the creamy corn flavor. The sweetcorn fritters should turn out light and fluffy
0.75 cups plain all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 pinches salt and freshly ground black pepper, 1 egg, 2 large sweet corn, 2 tablespoon olive oil,
Rinse the sweet corn. Use a sharp knife to remove the corn kernels off the cob and transfer to a bowl.
Add the eggs and milk with the corn and combine the ingredients...
The most classic of recipes, resulting in the most delicious, fluffy pancakes. Makes 8 pancakes.
0.75 cups milk, 2 tablespoon vinegar (white), 1 cups flour, 2 tablespoon white sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 0.5 teaspoon baking soda, 0.5 teaspoon salt, 1 large egg, 2 butter (melted),
Mix together the milk and white vinegar, then let sit for five minutes.
In another bowl, combine the flour with the sugar, baking powder and soda, and salt. In th...
Everyone’s favorite cake in cupcake form. Makes 20 cupcakes.
0.5 cups softened butter, 1.5 cups white sugar, 2 large eggs, 1 cups buttermilk, 1 ounce red liquid food coloring, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1.5 teaspoon baking soda, 1 tablespoon white vinegar (distilled), 2 cups flour, 0.33 cups cocoa powder (unsweetened), 1 teaspoon salt,
Heat oven to 350 F (175 C). Lightly grease two, twelve cup muffin tins or line with paper cups.
Beat the butter with the sugar in a bowl. Use an electric mixer ...
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