Baked Potato Soup

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 25 Minutes ” Thick and creamy. Uses leftover baked potatoes. Allrecipes. This is one of those recipes that can turn out different everytime, depending on the graininess of the potatoes. I sometimes use cooked diced potatoes. I stir 1/2 in to soup at beginning and add remaining closer to end so some potatoes retain their bulk. Top with additional sour cream, onions, and bacon just before serving.

Cream Cheese Monkey Bread

Recipe from Would have been more appealing if done in bundt pan. I used country biscuits. Bought cherry pie filing and thought about hiding some in the the dough with the cream cheese.

Garlic Krispies

This recipe is a version of cheese shortbread with a hint of spice. The rice krispies pretend to be nuts.

Best Dutch Apple Pie Ever

I got eat this one while visiting friends in The Netherlands. Back home it was the first baking I did. This recipe is great for experimenting. I am still playing around with it.

Creamy smoky ziti

This dish is soo good, I can’t believe how simple and delicious this turned out.

Pasta Primavera

This spring pasta dish is also really good cold.

Bolognese Sauce

Simple crowdpleaser!

Strawberry Perogy

Sweet pierogi for dessert are common. They’re usually served with melted butter and a dusting of granulated or confectioners’ sugar.

Sweet Plum Perogy

Sweet pierogi for dessert are common. They’re usually served with melted butter and a dusting of granulated or confectioners’ sugar.

Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken

“Bake chicken in a delectably rich sauce made of butter, wine, golden mushroom soup and cream cheese with chives. Serve over angel hair pasta for a dish that is fit for your most elegant dinner parties.” revised from All-Recipes K: Delicately flavor easy to make sauce, paired nicely with angel hair pasta. This could be adapted for a Steak Diane sauce with the addition of worcestershire and sour cream.

Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Slight variation on GloriousTreatsblog’s Cream Cheese Frosting recipe
KTL: If this is too sweet add extra cream cheese, or butter. So you don’t ruin your whole batch try “the fixes” on a small amount. OR try the Joy recipe, which is 6 oz cream cheese to 1 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar, vanilla [rum or coconut extract] and coconut milk.

Pina Colada Cupcakes

Crushed Pineapple in a white cupcake base. Topped with a creamy coconut flavored icing, sprinkled with toasted coconut, a fresh wedge of pineapple and finished with a maraschino cherry.

Rigatoni and Sausage with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

A succulent sauce made with almonds and roasted red peppers coats the twirling surfaces of the rigatoni. It is succulent Italian at its best!

Fried Egg Burritos

A delicious burrito using eggs, avocado, bacon, and maple syrup! A great snack or meal for anytime!

Fish Taco’s

Great for dinner or snack or lunch, just not for breakfast.

Honey Garlic Meatballs

This is a typical “play around” recipe!

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