Desserts

Chocolate Chip Caramel Muffins

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Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I love the cool weather, the changes of colors and all of the tastes and sights of the holidays that take place this time of the year. It seems that every time I open a cooking magazine, something delicious is calling me and its name often has…

24 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

These 24 delicious pumpkin recipes will add lots of special tastes to your holiday table this year. recipesjust4u.com

Enjoy the Taste of the Season with These Delicious Pumpkin Recipes. From now through most of the fall, pumpkins are in season and are used for decorations, for carving and for eating in various ways.  You can, of course, use canned pumpkin, but why not try fresh pumpkin too?  It is rich and creamy always…

Cookies and Cream Candy Corn Truffles

Candy Corn Oreo Truffles

It’s time for the holidays with these cookies and cream candy corn truffles. One of the favorite candies in our house this time of the year is candy corn.  It is so colorful and fun and says fall in a sweet tooth kind of way. These cookies and cream candy corn truffles are the perfect size…

No Churn Homemade Coconut & Pistachio Ice Cream

Coconut pistchio ice cream

Treat your family to some homemade Coconut and Pistachio Ice Cream. The summer days have come to an end, but there is no end to my love of ice cream.  I eat it year round and am always looking for tasty new recipes that I can make at home.  My friend Regina from Molly Mel…

25 Tips for Using Lemons

tips for using lemons

20 Creative Tips for Using Lemons. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or so goes the saying.  But think again! There are lots of other ways for using lemons in your everyday life.  For a start, lemons are a great kitchen helper.  So, get out the citrus and see how you can put them…

Round up of Candy Recipes

Candy Recipes Galore

 Treat yourself to one of these Candy Recipes The holidays will be here soon, and that means filled candy dishes in many houses.  You can just go to your favorite grocery store and buy seasonal treats but why not try making some home made ones?  They even make great gift ideas! If you have a…

16 Tips for an Awesome Dessert Table

Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts?  Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity events and the holidays will often have a dessert table to showcase some lovely dessert offerings. I’ve put together my 15 tips for making sure your dessert table is really…

Amish Food is the Epitome of Real Home Style Cooking

Amish family

The Amish people are found in the United States in several rural areas, but primarily around Ohio and Pennsylvania, and also in smaller numbers in Ontario, Canada. Lancaster, Pennsylvania is home to about 16,000 Amish people and is in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch area. Traditional Amish food is very simple and something that…

My Favorite Fudge Recipes

My 20 favorite fudge recipes

Celebrate the Holidays (and any days) with My Favorite Fudge Recipes I know that fudge is commonly thought of a holiday treat, but I love it all year round.  I like any kind of fudge, but my favorites are those with peanut butter and chocolate in them.  Here are 15 of my favorite fudge recipes…

25 Delicious Ways to Use Zucchini and Summer Squash

25 ways to use zucchini and summer squash

25 Ways to use Zucchini What is not to love about zucchini? It is a super easy to grow vegetable, especially for beginning gardeners, is prolific, is low in calories and tastes great. But by the end of the growing season, you are likely to have bucket loads of it and the neighbors will be…

Does Adding Cinnamon to your Diet have Health Benefits?

The pros and cons of adding cinnamon to your diet.

The Pros and Cons of Adding Cinnamon to your Diet Cinnamon does not just taste good on desserts. It  has long been touted as having many health benefits.  Many reports seem to suggest that adding it to your diet can have an overall good effect on your health. But before you reach for a bottle…

Recipes Using Lemonade – Cakes, Cookies, Drinks and More

Lemonade recipes

It’s Summer time. Celebrate with these Recipes Using Lemonade. Summer is the time for sipping Lemonade, but there are other ways that you can use it other than just as a refreshing drink.  Lemonade adds a nice touch to many other types of recipes too.   Celebrate your summer in style with this collection of recipes…

Oreo Dessert Recipes – Sweet Treat Roundup

25 Oreo Dessert Recipes

Oreo Dessert Recipes to Treat your Family and Friends. One of the favorite afternoon snacks is an Oreo cookie dipped in a glass of milk.  And what is even better than this?  Why an Oreo cookie, which is used to make a completely different dessert.  Grab your glass of milk and get ready to explore…

20 Ways to Use Ripe Bananas (or Their Peels!)

20 Uses for Ripe Bananas

Frugal Kitchen Tips: Ways to use Ripe Bananas (and Banana Peels!) Waste not, want not, as my grandmother used to say.  She would reach to the ground to pick up a penny!  While I am not quite that frugal, I do like to save money.  And nothing makes me more upset than throwing away food. …

My Favorite Samoas Copy Cat Recipes

Treat your Family to One of These Samoas Copy Cat Recipes I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite Girl Scout Cookies is the . (affiliate link) If you have never had them, this delicious cookie features caramel and toasted coconut-covered with a drizzle of chocolate is super good. I thought it would…

Round up of 30 of my Favorite Italian Recipes

20 Delicious Italian Recipes

Viva Italia – Round up of Italian Recipes. My husband and I are very fond of Italian recipes.  I love the full bodied flavor and since I garden as well, I keep Italian style herbs growing on my patio year round.  My favorites are rosemary, thyme, oregano and basil.  I thought it would be fun…

10 Ways with Oranges – Orange Recipes

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Oranges are the star attraction in these delicious recipes. From delicious smoothies to decadent desserts, these recipes that feature oranges will add a refreshing touch to your dinner table. Oranges are so sweet and lend themselves to all sorts of recipes ideas.  And they are quite plentiful for the spring and summer months.  This popular…

15 No bake Dessert Recipes

 Treat your Family to one of these No Bake Desserts I love no bake dessert recipes.  They give you a chance to step away from the oven when the temperatures start to soar, so they are perfect for this time of the year.  I’ve put together a collection of some of 15 of my favorites…

20+ Easy Gluten Free recipes

20+ of my Favorite Gluten Free Recipes

Tempt Your Taste buds with these Gluten Free Recipes. Over the last few years, our awareness of some of the problems with foods which contain gluten has risen sharply.  Many readers, for health reasons, or sometimes to lose weight have tried to cut gluten from their diets.  This collection of Gluten free recipes should be…

40+ Delicious Peanut butter Recipes

Peanut butter is not just for sweets. See my round up of 30+ delicious peanut butter recipes.

Peanut butter recipes – ah yes.  If you have been a reader of my blog, you will know that I adore peanut butter.  If there is a way to use peanut butter in a recipe, I will try it.  Most work out splendidly, but others…well let’s not go there, okay?  This collection of peanut butter…

Copycat Recipe: Starbucks Lemon Loaf

Starbuck's lemon loaf

Do you enjoy copycat recipes?  I love to try and recreate some of my favorite foods from restaurants that I enjoy.  Starbuck’s is a favorite of many for their delicious coffees, but their food is also pretty tasty.  The recipe for a Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf is fresh and super tasty and a pretty good…

Jumbo Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies – Not for the timid!

Jumbo peanut butter sandwich cookies

Peanut Butter sandwich cookies will tempt your sweet tooth! I am a peanut butteraholic.  I love it in desserts, main courses, ice cream, drinks and anything else my mind can dream up.  I’m a bit like Claire from Lost in that regard.  This recipe for peanut butter sandwich cookies is not for the faint of…

Butterscotch Apple Cream Bars

Find out how to make these delicious and hearty Butterscotch Apple Cream bars

If you like the taste of toffee apples, you will love these delicious bars.  I used butterscotch bits for my filling and topping, and the bars are just scrumptious.  They are sort of a cross between a toffee apple and a snickers bar.  Bye bye diet! The bars are easy to make too.  The crust…

Brazilian Chocolate Truffle Recipe – Brigadeiro

Brazillian sweet - Brigadeiro - truffles made the easy way

I love to experiment with International cuisine.  My favorites are Italian, Indian and Asian flavors but there are so many other flavor profiles out there that are just waiting to be explored. My friend Regina from a great website called Molly Mel has delicious recipes that feature Brazilian cuisine.  This sweet treat recipe for Brazilian…

Sunburst Lemon Bars

Delicious glazed lemon bars

One of my favorite desserts is a lemon bar.    They take a bit of time to make but the delightful taste of the fresh lemons are so much better than making them with a box mix that it is worth the time and effort. These Glazed Lemon Bars have a fluffy topping and glaze that…

Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Peanut Butter Syrup

Peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes

This recipe is one that is not destined to be included in any healthy cooking cookbook, but it might win you a “best mom” award for tastiest breakfast recipe!   These chocolate chip pancakes are loaded with chocolate chips and white chocolate chips and then coated in a chocolate sauce as well as a peanut butter…