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10 November, 2015

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce
Posted in : Christmas, Dips / Sauces, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Other, Sides, Thanksgiving on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 4cups fresh cranberries 2cups apple juice 3/4cup sugar 1/4teaspoon orange zest DIRECTIONS Place all the ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, stirring occasionally, and cook until the liquid has slightly thickened, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool, cover, and refrigerate in
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24 October, 2015

Caramel Appletini

Caramel Appletini
Posted in : 4th of July, Beverages, Entertaining, Fruit, Halloween, Holidays on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 2  oz. Smirnoff® Kissed Caramel 1.5  oz. apple juice 0.25  oz. lemon juice 0.25  oz. simple syrup HOW TO MIX Glass: Martini Glass Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with thin apple slices and a caramel rim.

24 July, 2015

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktail

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktail
Posted in : 4th of July, Beverages, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays on by : Tamra
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INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup granulated sugar 8 cups diced seedless watermelon (1 pound) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 3/4 cups blueberries 3/4 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves, plus 8 sprigs for garnish 1 1/4 cups silver tequila Ice Directions In a small saucepan, bring the water to a simmer with the
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4 June, 2015

Grandma’s Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies

Grandma’s Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies
Comments : 2 Posted in : 4th of July, Christmas, Desserts, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Home tested, Kid friendly, Snacks, The Family Recipe Box on by : Tamra
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Was going thru the family recipes and my eyes lit up as I came across this cookie recipe that I used to always beg my grandmother to make, Pineapple Oatmeal Cookies.   They were even a hit at the school parties. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup quick cooking oatmeal
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12 April, 2015

Rhubarb-Apple Pie

Rhubarb-Apple Pie
Posted in : 4th of July, Desserts, Entertaining, Fruit, Pastries on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough (such as Pillsbury) Cooking spray 3 1/2 cups sliced fresh rhubarb (about 1 1/4 pounds) 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided 4.22 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 cup), divided
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23 March, 2015

Banana Cake

Banana Cake
Posted in : Desserts, Easter, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Home tested, Kid friendly on by : Tamra
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Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups bananas, mashed, ripe 2 teaspoons lemon juice 3 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter, softened 2 1/8 cups sugar 3 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups buttermilk Frosting; 1/2 cup butter, softened 1(8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 3
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23 March, 2015

Crockpot Apple Butter

Crockpot Apple Butter
Posted in : Breakfast, Crockpot's, Dips / Sauces, Fruit, Kid friendly, Other on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup apple cider 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground mace 10 medium apples, peeled and cut into large chunks (about 2 1/2 pounds) Preparation Combine all ingredients in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 10 hours
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3 February, 2015

Valentine Strawberry Jello Shots

Valentine Strawberry Jello Shots
Comments : 1 Posted in : Beverages, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Valentines on by : Tamra
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Ingredients: 1 large box strawberry Jello 1 cup boiling water 1 cup chilled vodka (I keep mine in the freezer.) You can also try whip cream vodka instead. Directions; Hollow out Strawberries Slice the tip so they stand on their own without extra support Boil water in microwave, about 2-3 minutes. Mix Jello until it dissolves. Let
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27 January, 2015

Valentine’s Strawberry Champagne Cocktail

Valentine’s Strawberry Champagne Cocktail
Posted in : Beverages, Entertaining, Fruit, Holidays, Valentines on by : Tamra
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Ingredients; 1/2 cup strawberry 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1 teaspoon sugar 8 ounces champagne Directions; Rinse and haul strawberries except one, leave with haul on used for decoration. Put the rest of the strawberries in a blender. Add vanilla, lemon juice, and sugar and puree. Pour into a tall
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