Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

These decadent treats taste just like the brand name peanut butter cups, only butterĀ I mean, better! This is one of those recipes that I feel necessitates a disclaimer. These are so, so good, but...the butter. Oh, so much butter. How could they not be good, right? I make these on special occasions (Christmas, Father's Day,… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Shhhh…Don’t Tell My Arteries.

I'm a from-scratch kind of girl. If I make it from the beginning, I know what's in it. Simple as that. Normally I eschew all forms of box mixes except a select few that I know are all natural. I'm also an artery-conscious kind if girl. Both my husband's cholesterol and mine have a tendency… Continue reading Shhhh…Don’t Tell My Arteries.

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Strawberry Lemonade Jello

Several weeks ago, our family attended a memorial service for an extended family member. Afterward, the entire extended family had the pleasure of dining in the home of an Amish family in the area. These pretty little jellos greeted us as we arrived and served as our appetizer.   My daughter and I were so… Continue reading Strawberry Lemonade Jello