How to make Flaky Pastry Pie Crust – Step by Step with Photos

I’ve posted a few times about things cooked in pie crusts: Tomato pie, Tomato Pie Again, and Zucchini Quiche. And I promise there will be more. So I figured it was about time to make a pie crust tutorial. I think if my mother-in-law hadn’t shown me how it’s done, I wouldn’t be so good

Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins

There seems to be quite a doughnut trend going on over at Tastespotting, and several people posted their versions of these delicious-looking doughnut muffins. So I decided to make my own version! The texture of these muffins is similar to those delightful cakey doughnuts, dense but airy at the same time, and the tops are

Easy Garlic Cheese Bread and Caesar Salad

This garlic bread is so delicious and easy to make. All that’s in it is… a long loaf of honey wheat bread some butter… …mixed with some mayo… …mixed with some shredded mozzarella… …mixed with some garlic salt… …mixed with some oregano. Just spread the mixed-together stuff over the bread, and toast it in the

Boxed Macaroni and Cheese – My way

OK this is pretty odd… I have “a way” that I like to make boxed macaroni and cheese. Which is kind of ridiculous, but it always turns out really yummily. YES! Spiderman! I cook the pasta in salted water… And meanwhile, I mix the milk and fake gross cheese powder.

Olive Tapenade – Easy recipe and 10 ways to use it!

So, You want an Olive Tapenade Recipe, huh? Here’s an easy one that won’t leave you disappointed, along with 10 suggestions for how to use tapenade.

Tomato Pie in Flaky Pastry Crust – Take 2 (This time, with peeled tomatoes!)

The first time I posted this recipe was back in September of ’07. I like this dish even better (if that was possible!) if I peel the tomatoes first. So, here’s the same recipe, a second time around! I make my own crust, but store-bought should work fine too. If you have a pastry crust

Perfect Party Dips – Yummus Hummus

Make this simple, no-frills homemade hummus recipe in your Vitamix. It’s delicious on just about everything, and you’ll never go back to store-bought again.

Chocolate-covered Deliciousness (pretzels and marshmallows)

So, here at my Joyful Abode, we’ve dipped cherries and clementines in chocolate. And we’ve made chocolate Ritz sandwiches. So I guess this is the third edition of the chocolate-dipping extravaganza. First, I gathered my materials: Chocolate for melting, pretzel rods, crushed Oreos, sprinkles, and marshmallows (regular and cocoa). I actually used milk chocolate, white

Jan 18 2008
Category: Meatless. Recipes. Soups
Cabbage Soup

My cabbage soup recipe is one of those simple meals that can be really fulfilling on a cool winter day when you don’t want something heavy like stew.

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