Archive for December, 2011

Glazed Ham

This glaze was gorgeous and made my ham absolutely delicious. I served it with smashed potatoes and vegetables with cheese sauce. It was heaven. I cooked the ham ‘low and slow’. I put it on first thing in the morning and waited anxiously all day for dinner time! Ingredients Bone-in ham (size depends on number [...]


Smashed Potatoes

This is the side dish that I served with my Christmas ham this year. I didn’t want to do the standard mashed or scalloped potatoes, and these looked ‘interesting’, and had the roasted potato flavor that I love. Best of all, it was very quick and easy! Ingredients Small nugget potatoes (3-4 per person, depending [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

Ingrediants Brownie: 1 box low-fat brownie mix Cookie Dough (egg free!) 3/4 cup butter 3/4 cup light brown sugar, drug site packed 3/4 cup granulated white sugar 3 Tablespoons milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips 1/2 cup semisweet chips + 1 teaspoon shortening or [...]

Cake Mix Cookies

I love this recipe. It was a recipe shown to me 15 (or more) years ago by a mom who made this regularly with her kids. You can make delicious, soft, cafe style cookies in less time that it would take you to get to the local coffee shop. The best part is that before [...]

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Roast Beef Dip

Earlier this week we had an awesome roast beef dinner. I knew before I even started cooking my roast that we would be having beef dips the following night. I couldn’t wait! I wasn’t disappointed – I have to say, they might have turned out to be the best sandwiches ever! Here is the scoop [...]

Yorkshire Pudding

Growing up we had Yorkshire Pudding almost every Sunday… along with the roast beef, potatoes and veggies – a traditional ‘Sunday dinner’. I was a very picky eater (sorry mum!) and the only thing I ate willingly were these golden, warm, soft, and delicious yorkshires. Mmm… I made these yesterday along with a roast and [...]