Cooking Camp 62212

 Yesterday, I had the pleasure of treating these sweet friends to "cooking camp"! Friends since kindergarten, these soon to be middle schoolers and I enjoyed a day in the kitchen!Making Pink Lemonade CupcakesStuffed Strawberries Drizzled with ChocolateRolling Out Butterfinger Sugar CookiesTime Out for a Little "Make Up" FunDuring baking time, the girls enjoyed some dancing … Continue reading Cooking Camp 62212

What’s in the Bread Basket? Ham and Cheese Puffs

Ham and Cheese PuffsI have 5 shelves of cookbooks (one day I will count them!) and easy access to recipes by Google, but sometimes the best recipes are find in my recipe box. It is filled with "tried and true" recipes that I have had since I first started cooking. This one is from my … Continue reading What’s in the Bread Basket? Ham and Cheese Puffs

What’s for Dessert? Apple Cobbler

Quick and Easy Apple Cobbler (Or Blueberry or Strawberry)2 (21 oz.) cans of pie filling of your choice1 stick of butter, softened4 oz. (1/2 block) cream cheese1 t. vanilla1 box yellow cake mixPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread pie filling in bottom of 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Mix butter, cream cheese and vanilla. Cut butter mixture … Continue reading What’s for Dessert? Apple Cobbler

Play Ball in the Miracle League!

While I am following the Women's College World Series in Softball and the NCAA Regional Baseball Championships, I am reminded of another team of baseball players - The Miracle League, whose mission is to provide opportunities for adults and children with special needs to play baseball!Recently, the University of Alabama Baseball Team hosted The Miracle … Continue reading Play Ball in the Miracle League!

Sip of Summertime – Arnold Palmer

So, am I the only one who has never heard of the "Arnold Palmer" until yesterday? First of all, I was watching Paula Deen in my hotel room (Staybridge Suites is fabulous, by the way!) and also reading John Grisham's "Calico Joe" so I wasn't paying complete attention. Paula was making Arnold Palmer cupcakes and … Continue reading Sip of Summertime – Arnold Palmer