Easy Banana Rice Pudding with Caramel Sauce

I have some bananas to use up. Like most of you I started to look through my cupboard at what I have on hand that might trigger some ideas for supper.  There was a box of instant vanilla pudding and my stack of bags of rice.  As I have written in the past that I…

Banana Pancakes

Easy to make banana pancakes from scratch. It is made from ripe mashed bananas, flour, egg, baking powder, soda, sugar and milk.  It only takes a few extra minutes to mix up pancakes from scratch as it does to use pancake mix and it is cheaper.  The pancake is a little denser then a standard…

Pineapple Cream Cheese Pie

  Simple to make and less expensive then cheese cake. Just takes one 8 ounce package of cream cheese, sugar, eggs, milk and  graham cracker eight inch premade crust.  To make the topping only a 8 ounce can crushed pineapple, sugar, and corn starch that is added after the pie as cooled. This is a…

Lemon Cream Pie with Meringue

Quick and easy pie made from just a few ingredients.  It is an old fashion pie recipe using a premade pie shell, condensed milk, lemon juice, eggs, cream of tarter, sugar and jam. You can make and blind bake your own pastry shell or buy a ready made graham cracker crust.  To make the pie…

Lime and Pear Layered Jell-O Mold

A two layered Jell-O salad mold.  The bottom layer is made from lime gelatin, cream cheese, canned pears and pecans.  The top layer is lime gelatin and canned pears.  You will need a five cup mold or dish to make this. I used an vintage gelatin mold that is a copper colored tin.  I have…

Walnut Peach Quick Bread

A way to use up fresh peaches before they spoil.  The recipe makes 3 small loaves from 3 peaches and is simple to make from ingredients that is in your cupboard.  The walnuts are optional if you don’t have any.  Perfect recipe when you are cooking for a small family or just your self. It…

Pork with Savory Apple Stuffing

Unstuffed pork chops casserole using regular cut pork chops.  The apple stuffing is made from a stuffing mix or make your own.  Layer the chops on top of the stuffing and top with sweet and sour sauce.  Makes and easy week night meal for a family or just for two. We like stuffed pork chops…

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

I made the chocolate dipped strawberries for a small wedding.  They were prepared in the morning and by the time they were served the green leaf tops was drying up.  Everyone still loved them and used the stems to hold them with. The berries were very sweet and large.  They are fun to make and…

Authentic Key Lime Pie with Meringue

Easy fast pie made with key lime juice, sweeten condensed milk and egg yokes in a graham cracker pie crust topped with meringue. Traditional and original South Florida pie that has been made since Borden began manufacturing can sweeten condensed milk  in 1853.  Originally the pie was made with a blind baked pie shell but…

Maryann Cake With Fresh Strawberries (Strawberry Short Cake)

Wonderful luscious cake filled with strawberries  is baked in a Maryann heart shaped pan to hold fruit or custard.  It can also be baked in Duncan Hines tiara dessert pan. The strawberries that fill the cake shell is covered with a sparkling glaze and served with whipped cream or ice cream.  Very easy to make….