banana pudding

Banana Pudding Recipe

Banana Pudding 1/2 cup milk1 cup vanilla pudding (Follow Aunt Carmen's Vanilla Pudding recipe, halve the ingredients.)1/2 can sweetened condensed milk1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla2 cups whipping cream (use more if runny)1 box vanilla wafers (reserve 10 wafers)6 bananas In a medium sized bowl, add milk, vanilla pudding, condensed milk, and…
vanilla pudding

Vanilla Pudding

Vanilla Pudding 1/2 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1/2 teaspoon salt2 cups milk (divided in half)2 egg yolks2 teaspoons vanilla extract4 teaspoons butter (melted)1 teaspoon banana liqueur (optional) In a medium sized mixing bowl, add sugar, cornstarch and salt. Whisk together.Add ½ of the milk and whisk together.Add eggs and vanilla,…
homemade whipped cream

Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream 2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract1/4 cup confectioners sugar Place the mixing bowl and whisk attachment in the freezer for 5 minutes. (If it is glass, place it in the refrigerator.)In a stand mixer with whisk attachment, add whipping cream to the cold mixing…
orange cranberry crumb muffins

Orange Cranberry Crumb Muffins

What happens to those extra ingredients hanging around the kitchen after the holidays? Do they wilt away in the refrigerator or are they thrown in the garbage? These ingredients need to be used or stored away properly for later use. One ingredient that I usually have left over from the…
orange cranberry crumb muffins

Orange Cranberry Crumb Muffin Recipe

Orange Cranberry Crumb Muffins 1 cup sugar1/2 cup vegetable oil1/2 cup milk1/4 cup sour cream2 large eggs (room temperature)1/3 cup orange juice2 teaspoons vanilla extract3 tablespoons orange zest2 cups flour2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 cups fresh cranberriescooking sprayCrumb Topping1/3 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon5 tablespoons…
pecan pie

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie vs. Apple Pie for Thanksgiving? Which one do you prefer on Thanksgiving Day? Please post your preference/favorite in the comment section as I am interested in what my audience prefers. As we approach this holiday, food is the main attraction and rightfully so! On Thanksgiving Day, people gather…
pecan pie

Pecan Pie Recipe

Pecan Pie 1 pie crust (follow my Aunt Carmen’s Quick Pie Crust Recipe)1 1/4 cups granulated sugar2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup corn syrup2 teaspoons vanilla extract4 tablespoons butter (melted)3 large eggs2 1/2 cups pecans (divided) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.Have your pie crust prepared and…
Aunt Carmen's quick pie crust

Aunt Carmen’s Quick Pie Crust

    Quick Pie Crust 1 cup flour1/2 teaspoon salt1 stick butter1/4 cup water In a large bowl add flour and salt. Blend togetherUsing a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter until it resembles crumbs.Add water. Mix together and form one ball.Refrigerate for one hour. Dessert  
patriot cake

Patriotic Cake

TO ALL OF OUR VETERANS!!!!!! Thank you for your service!!!!!! Veterans Day is a day to celebrate all of our veterans who have protected us throughout the many years. This holiday should NOT go unnoticed as these brave men and women made many sacrifices and unselfishly provided comfort and safety…
patriot cake

Patriotic Cake Recipe

Patriotic Cake 6 tablespoons unsalted butter2 cups sugar6 egg whites1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 cup milk1/2 cup oil2 1/2 cups flour1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1-2 drops blue gel food coloring1-2 drops red gel food coloring Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.In a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar…