These aren’t any ordinary chocolate chip cookies. Browned butter, dark chocolate and cooked wild rice make an extraordinary cookie.
Snickers Surprise Cookies are peanut butter cookies with Snickers inside drizzled with Annie B’s caramel and dark chocolate. Made with Land O’Lakes Butter.
Nutella Buckeyes give regular buckeyes a yummy spin with the addition of Nutella. An easy, no bake holiday cookie featuring Land O’Lakes butter in the Twin Cities Live 12 Days of Cookies.
My Pursuit of Caramel Apples Every fall I go to Kowalski’s (sometimes a couple times in the fall) and buy their caramel apples and packages of Halloween mix. Seriously? What is in those candy pumpkins that come with candy corns and peanuts?!? Anyhow. I love caramel apples. Orchard, grocery store variety, whatever. I love them. … Continue reading
Our family is headed out to our neighborhood National Night Out tonight and we’re bringing one of my very favorite potluck salads. It’s know by several different names-Pistachio Salad, Watergate Salad and just plain, “Green Salad.” It’s funny because it is about the furthest thing from a salad. It’s a Minnesota tradition and something I … Continue reading
I told you about how I was obsessing over cupcakes a few years ago because I was making Red Velvet cupcakes for a friend’s wedding. I think I might have said that I never wanted to see a cupcake again. Then time passes and your daughter’s absolute favorite thing to make is what? You guessed … Continue reading
Fruitcake doesn’t have the greatest reputation. All of the key things are in there to make it something special but sadly it always falls short. Miserably short. But you know what? People still buy it! I feel bad for it, dried fruit and nuts-it could be so wonderful. So I decided Fruitcake needed a … Continue reading
It’s not easy being green. Emerald green and often misunderstood. Sound like someone? This fall I took my mom to Wicked. Going into the theater I didn’t know much about the story. But there I sat the whole time, on the edge of my seat, loving the story of the Witches of Oz. My favorite … Continue reading
One of my family’s favorite desserts is dirt cake. It’s a simple dessert, kids can help with the preparation and adults and kids alike just love it! This is a perfect dish to bring a Halloween potluck or to make for your crew on Halloween! You can serve this in individual dishes or for a … Continue reading
You know them. Those big bowls of mystery ingredients that sit on summer BBQ potluck tables. They call themselves “salads.” These retro salads have been around for a long time and guess what? People LOVE them. I decided to give some retro salads a bit of a makeover. I know people love them so I … Continue reading