Monthly Archives: October 2013

Delicious, Chocolatey Brownies from Scratch!

My family loves brownies hot from the oven.  But I don’t like the mixes because they are full of oil and just don’t taste as great as homemade.  Also, I don’t like adding preservatives to my family’s diet when I can make delicious brownies from scratch is about the same amount of time as the box mix takes. Chocolate Brownies… (more…)

Deliciously Easy Sugar and Spice Toasted Nuts

These nuts are surprisingly easy to make and delicious to eat.  In fact, they are so easy you will want to whip up a batch for movie night, the big game, or when you want something crunchy and sweet. Sugar and Spice Toasted Nuts 2 c. nuts, unsalted (almonds, cashews, pecans, walnuts, or mixed) 1/2 c sugar 1/4 c water 2… (more…)

The Easiest Hard Boiled Egg You Have Peeled in Your Life!

I love to slice hard-boiled eggs for salads or make deviled eggs for Sunday dinner.  What I don’t love is the struggle to peel fresh hard-boiled eggs.  They always end up looking like my cat peeled them – all gouged out and everything.  But I found a secret to making those shells practically fall off even the freshest eggs. Hard Boiled… (more…)