Brown Sugar DIY

This is a very simple recipe for brown sugar. It is so much cheaper to make your own and it tastes better with a richer flavor. It only takes sugar and molasses. I like to keep molasses in my pantry because I do lot of scratch baking and cooking. If you want a darker brown…

English Toffee Easy Microwave Recipe

I have been making this recipe for the last 20 years and it is so easy. The recipe came from Karo Syrup. I clipped it from a magazine ad featuring recipes using Karo Light Syrup. The ingredients are sugar, butter, corn syrup, chocolate chips and chopped almonds. I have a grandchild that can’t have nuts…

Sauerkraut Balls

Snack that goes perfect with beer and sports.  Deep fried sauerkraut balls made from sauerkraut, pork sausage, cream cheese and bread crumbs.  Drain the sauerkraut and brown the pork sausage and then add bread crumbs with cream cheese to hand mix.  When mixture holds together when squeezed you can form golf ball size balls.  What…

Mint Chocolate Chip Shamrock Mini Cakes

Mint chocolate chip cake is made from white cake mix, mint extract, and grated semi sweet chocolate. Mix the cake batter according to the directions on the box add mint extract and the grated chocolate just before pouring baking pans.  A few drops of green food coloring is optional. I have collected many baking mold…

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….

Pork Ribs With Cranberry Barbecue Sauce

The warehouse that supports my local food banks has had a generous amount of jelly cranberry sauce to distribute as well as cranraisins. A can has been included in the food boxes every time I go.  It is not something that we like to eat each week, though It takes several days to use up…