These luscious lemon delight bars are the perfect light dessert after a heavy meal. Kind of a cross between a bar and a pie. This is actually my grandmothers recipe that she used to make for Thanksgiving and Christmas when I was a kid. Absolutely delicious and very easy to make. For the crust: 1 cup AP flour 1/2 cup chopped pecans (2oz pkg) 1 stick oleo (butter or margarine), softened Cheese layer: 1 (8oz pkg) cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup Cool-Whip Lemon layer: 2 (3.4oz pkgs) lemon instant pudding 2-2/3 cups milk Top: 1 (8oz) container Cool-Whip, divided Combine flour, pecans and oleo in a bowl until mixture becomes course crumbs and holds a ball when formed in your hand. Press into a 8"x11" baking pan. Bake in
Learn how to make delicious roasted red pepper hummus right at home! This recipe is super easy with a few tricks to make a nice, smooth and delicious hummus. Use as a dip for veggie sticks, pita crisps, crackers, or as a healthier sandwich spread. Better than store bought and cheaper too. ;-) What you'll need: 1 (15oz) can chickpeas (Neither a chick nor a pea. Discuss...) 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp sesame tahini 1/4 cup roasted red pepper 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp salt Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil on high heat. Rinse and drain chickpeas. Shell the beans to remove the skins. Discard skins and cook chickpeas in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and
How to make spaghetti sauce better than any jarred variety out there! This takes awhile to cook on the stove top but it is definitely worth it! You can use meatballs, ground beef or turkey in place of the Italian sausage. What you'll need: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped finely 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 (14oz) cans diced tomatoes 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 (6oz) can tomato paste 1/2 lb Italian sausage In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, saute onions and garlic in the olive oil. When onions are translucent, add tomatoes, salt and sugar. Heat to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 90 minutes, stirring every 10-15 minutes. Add tomato paste,
How to make perfect buttermilk pancakes from scratch! Light, fluffy and delicious pancakes that are just as good if not better than you would get at the local diner or pancake house! What you'll need: 1-1/2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup buttermilk** 1 egg 1/2 cup water 2 Tbsp vegetable oil In a large bowl, combine first 5 ingredients. Set aside. In a separate bowl, combine the buttermilk, egg, water and oil. Mix well and add to dry ingredients. Stir just until wet and dry ingredients are incorporated. Some lumps should remain. Let sit for 5-10 minutes before using. On a griddle preheated over medium heat (or electric griddle set to 350*), lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray. Pour
Learn how to make your very own chicken club sandwiches right at home! These take a bit of time and a lot of steps are involved but the final result is very much worth the effort! If you want to save time, use frozen chicken fried chicken or even chicken fingers if you want. What you'll need: 1 large chicken breast 1 large egg 3 Tbsp milk, divided 3/4 cup all-purpose or plain flour 1/2 tsp each of salt and pepper seasoned pepper (4 parts Lawry's seasoning mixed with 1 part black pepper) 4 pieces texas toast or bun of your choice 4 slices bacon 2 slices Swiss cheese leaf lettuce and sliced tomatoes .
Learn how to make these cute Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer treats out of mini Reese's peanut butter cups! If you can melt chocolate, you can make these! Super easy, not real tedious and sure to be a hit with the kids! Like I said in the video, you can make them all Rudolph with red noses or do some with brown noses too. Totally up to you! Original idea came from here: http://www.hungryhappenings.com/2012/12/resees-cup-rudolph-red-nose-reindeer.html What you'll need: -mini Reese's peanut butter cups (2 per reindeer) -mini pretzel twists -red and or brown M&M's -candy eyeballs (made by Wilton) -pull-apart Twizzler's -chocolate chips .
It's cheaper, has less crap in it and tastes so much better!! Super simple, super easy and fast! Italian Style Turkey Sausage: 1 lb ground turkey (you can also use pork) 2 tsp fennel seed 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt (to taste) 1/8 tsp black pepper pinch of red pepper flakes (or to taste) Mix all together and refrigerate at least overnight. Prepare as you would any other sausage. Enjoy!
Learn how to make these rainbow Jello Jiggler 'deviled' eggs for Easter! Layers of 6 different flavors of Jell-O and topped with whipped cream. These will look amazing on the holiday table and kids will love them! What you'll need: 6 flavors of Jell-O (cherry, orange, lemon, lime, berry blue and grape) unflavored gelatine (Knox brand is recommended) yogurt, sour cream, Cool-Whip or evaporated milk whipping cream or whipped cream vegetable oil assorted measuring cups whisk measuring spoons funnel or syringe egg molds** For each flavor of Jello, combine 2 Tbsp cool water with 1/4 tsp unflavored gelatine. Let dissolve slightly and add in a 3 oz pkg of Jello. Add in enough boiling water to make 1 1/4 cups. Whisk for 2-3 minutes or until all gelatin is dissolved.
Learn how to make these awesome sunflower deviled eggs! A new and fun way to dress up ordinary deviled eggs. And they are easier to make than you think. Just like cupcakes but on deviled eggs. Enjoy! What you'll need: 6 large eggs, hard boiled and peeled 2 heaping spoonfuls of Miracle Whip or mayonnaise 1 tsp prepared yellow mustard 1/4 tsp salt (or to taste) paprika green food coloring 2 sandwich bags 2 decorating couplers (optional) Wilton #67 leaf tip (for leaves and petals) Wilton #12 round tip (optional) deviled egg platter or plate .
Learn how to make these adorable conversation heart cake pops for Valentine's Day!! A cake pop version of Sweethearts! Personalize them however you. Even make them anti Valentine's Day pops! ;-) What you'll need: 1/2 boxed cake mix, baked according to package instructions 1/2 cup (or less) prepared frosting lollipop sticks Wilton Candy Melts or candy coating vegetable oil Americolor Tri-Coat Americolor Super Red food coloring paintbrush heart molds Take the baked and cooled cake and crumble it into small crumbs. Add in frosting and stir to mix well. Pack into heart shaped molds and then refrigerate or freeze until firm. Remove from molds and insert the lollipop sticks. Carefully and slowly twist the sticks as you insert them. Set onto a silicone mat lined cookie sheet or parchment paper and
Learn how to make your own colored decorating sugar! There are only 2 ingredients you most likely already have in your pantry. Doing it this way is not only more economical but also has unlimited color possibilities! What you'll need: 1/4 cup white sugar 40 drops liquid food coloring Put your sugar into a jar with tight fitting lid and ad 10 drops of food coloring. Put the lid on and shake vigorously until food coloring is dispersed evenly. Add 10 more drops of food coloring and shake vigorously again. Spread out onto a plate and let dry for a few hours. Break up clumps with a fork or back of a spoon and repeat the coloring process again adding 10 drops of food