Browsing Tag

chocolate

  • Food

    Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

    I’m sure you’ve heard of “Texas Sheet Cake” before, and it is likely one of those nostalgic desserts you grew up eating. What I don’t understand is how on Earth people gave…

  • Dessert, Snack

    Piglets & Easy Monster Bars

    There’s no doubt that a quick and easy bar recipes are tops on the list of my followers. Consistently, recipes like my sister’s Dutch Letter Bars make their way to the top of my ‘most loved’…

  • Food & Swine

    Tractor Trail Mix

    If you are a member of my family or have ever ridden along during harvest, you know about Tractor Trail Mix.  I’m not usually one to post recipes that are THIS STINKIN’…

  • Food & Swine

    Double Chocolate Whoopie Pies

    Whoopie Pies are one of my favorite desserts.  I’m more of a cake girl, than pie girl… I’ll be the first to admit.  These cookie-pies (that’s my son’s nickname “Cookie Pie”) are quick…

  • Food & Swine

    Oatmeal Fudge Ribbon Bars

    A great pan of bars is extremely nostalgic to me, as my Mom was the queen of baking them. Aluminum 9×13 pans flanked every church picnic, potluck and birthday party of my youth. This…

  • Food & Swine

    Cookie Slam-wiches

    Today the ROD or ‘recipe of the day’ is a sweet one.  These delicious filled chocolate chip cookies will satisfy any sweet tooth. The recipe is much like my original favorite chocolate chip cookie…

  • Food & Swine

    Drake’s Cake

    Yesterday we celebrated what would have been a very special little one’s birthday in my family.  I baked a cake and will officially call this kind of cake “Drake’s Cake”. It is…

  • Food & Swine

    Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies are exactly what they say: cookies with three kinds of chocolate.  They are divine, if you want a rich decadent cookie.  The lower flour content makes these cookies…

  • Food & Swine

    Peppermint Ice Cream Bar

    I’ve been attending the Iowa State Fair since I was a little kid.  When I say ‘attend’ that means daily, all 11 days usually. I have eaten most every food on the grounds. …

  • Food & Swine

    Kid’s Chocolate Cake

    Did you know that TODAY is National Chocolate Cake Day?  When I told my daughter this, she immediately wanted to spread the word and bake a cake… HERSELF.  She thought that due to this ‘national…

  • Food & Swine

    easy sunday brownie pudding

    This is one of the easiest, most indulgent desserts I can tell you how to make.  It is easy to prepare, takes limited pantry staples as ingredients and the end result is…

  • Food & Swine

    The Best Cookies, Ever.

    I would love to story tell about these cookies and how wonderful they are, but today I’ll save it.  You need to gather the ingredients immediately and start making them, NOW!  They are…