It’s close enough to spring to decorate with bunnies and Easter eggs now, right? They are just so cute! I was heading out to stage the home at 1401 Niblick Way, and I saw this adorable bunny & Easter egg at TJ Maxx. They instantly became the anchor for all of the decorations to follow. … Continue reading Spring Bunnies!
If you like dark, rich brownies, this is the recipe for you. Intensely flavorful with chunks of rich melted chocolate throughout. The secret is in the quality of the actual chocolate used. The flavor of the chocolate used is the flavor of the brownies. These brownies have a LOT of flavor. 11 Chocolate Brownies Ingredients: … Continue reading 11 Chocolate Brownies
The Holidays often come with pot lucks, or other get-togethers where you are asked to bring a side dish. This Brunch-Style German Apple Pancake Casserole fits the bill beautifully! You can mix the filling & batter of this Apple Pancake Casserole separately, and combine them just before being put into the oven. It also works well … Continue reading Apple Pancake Brunch Casserole
Sometimes in the midst of the plethora of sugary sweets, you want something that at least feels more healthy than a cookie. This banana bread is a lovely addition to a cookie tray, or wrap up little loaves & hand them out as gifts on their own. This can easily be made with your favorite … Continue reading Banana Bread
Occasionally you find an amazing recipe in an unlikely place. Such was the case several years ago when I picked up a random book off of the shelf at the library. It was a story about three sisters who were forced to flee from their country, and ended … Continue reading Rose Scented Baklava
Truffles. Those melt-in-your-mouth orbs of rich chocolate that everyone loves are so easy to make! With this simple recipe you can wow your friends & family with a delightful treat that they will imagine you spent hours making... but really only take about 20 minutes of prep work. Dark Chocolate Truffles Ingredients 8 oz good … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Truffles
Growing up we had a recipe for a short while that was simply labeled “Susan’s Sugar Cookies.” However, I can personally attest to the fact that there was nothing simplistic about them. They were sublime. What was the secret? I personally think it may have been the lemon extract, but I can’t guarantee that, as … Continue reading Cream Cheese and Lemon Sugar Cookies
Christmas Time Is Here! This also means it's time for Holiday Baking, so I thought I'd share our family's recipe for chocolate cookies with you! With only a 4-5 ingredients, these are so easy to make, and taste fantastic! Sinful Chocolate Cookies This is a recipe that’s been passed around our family for a few years. … Continue reading Sinful Chocolate Cookies
The seasons first snowfall looks gorgeous! Both the Monument & Mesa are dressed up for Christmas.
We are coming to the end of a long, warm week out here in Fruita. I think I agree with this fellow - it may be time for a nap! It’s time to rest up so you can head down to Civic Center Park for Food Truck Friday from 5:30-8:30 this evening!