Banana and Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate Chips

Banana and Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate Chips

2large bananas mashed 1/2 C peanut butter 1/4 C brown sugar 1/4 C unsweetend Apple sauce 1/2 C milk ( you can also use almond,soy or cocunut milk) 2 1/2 C old fasioned Oats 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 C Chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). [...]

Sunday Baking : Blueberry Cake with Lemon Drizzle

Sunday Baking :  Blueberry Cake with Lemon Drizzle

Welcome to my Sunday baking. Where I share 3 Generation of baking from my kitchen. Today is my turn to share a favorite recipe... 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ cup milk ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 large egg 1 ½ cup blueberries ¼ teaspoon granulated sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 ½ cup confectioners sugar juice of 1 lemon Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line [...]

Kwanzaa : Jo’s Jerk Chicken recipe

Kwanzaa : Jo’s Jerk Chicken recipe

Our next door neighbor Joe is famous for his Jerk Chicken. The perfect recipe for this celebration of family. So give it a try and let me know what you think.... Lisa Jo's Jamaican Jerk Chicken 10 chicken legs ⅓ cup olive oil 2 TB light brown sugar, packed 1 heaping TB dried thyme 2 tsp ground allspice 2 tsp smoked paprika ¼ – ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground [...]

Grandma Christmas Divinity

Grandma Christmas Divinity

1/33 cup water 2 C white Sugar 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup pecans or nuts of your choice chopped Combine sugar, water, corn syrup and salt in a glass casserole dish.  Cover with saran wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Remove from microwave and take off saran wrap. Stir well and return to [...]

Christmas Eve : Gumbo

Christmas  Eve : Gumbo

In South Louisiana it's tradition to cook a big pot of Gumbo for friends and neighbors for Christmas Eve. So here a great recipe : 1 C vegtable oil 1 C Flour 1 pound andouille or smoked sausage, sliced 1/4 inch thick 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 1 large chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced salt and [...]

Mini No Bake Cherry Cheesecake :

Mini No Bake Cherry Cheesecake :

This quick and easy No Bake Cheesecake is a favorite of my Hubby's. I made a couple of batches for my party using different pie fillings....Lisa 24vanilla wafer cookies 2packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 3/4cup sugar 2eggs 1teaspoon almond or vanilla extract 1can (21 oz) cherry pie filling 1/2cup toasted, sliced almonds Heat [...]

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie

½ (14.1-oz.) package refrigerated piecrust 1 ½ cups chopped toasted pecans 1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate morsels 1 cup dark corn syrup ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup firmly packed light brown sugar ¼ cup bourbon or water 4 large eggs ¼ cup butter, melted 2 teaspoons plain white cornmeal 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ½ teaspoon table salt Directions Preheat oven to 325ºF. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate according to package directions; fold [...]

My Kitchen : Hummingbird Cake Bars

My Kitchen : Hummingbird Cake Bars

Happy Sunday ! And this week we celebrate some family birthday's as well as Thanksgiving. Today is a New version of my Favorite Birthday cake. 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup unsalted butter (1 ½ sticks), softened 1 cup sugar ½ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1 C chopped pecans 8 ounce can crushed pineapple, draine [...]

Leftover Pot Roast : Shepard Pie

Leftover Pot Roast : Shepard Pie

As part of my Recycling and Reusing theme this week I thought I would include some great leftover recipes that are a hit with my family. Enjoy 1 pound leftover roast beef, cubed 2 onions, thinly sliced 1 C homemade beef gravy 4 C mashed cooked potatoes 1 can of Mixed vegetables, drained. (peas,carrots and potatoes) Preheat oven [...]

Grams Leftover Rice Pudding :

Grams  Leftover Rice Pudding :

Today I am sharing Grams ( Dads Mom) Rice pudding recipe made with leftover rice from the night before. She was old school and always made do with leftovers. 2 cups cooked long grain rice 2 cups whole milk 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Optional: Whipped cream, [...]