Butter Roasted Carrots

butter roasted carrots

I originally found a version of this recipe for butter roasted carrots on Pinterest.  Having made it several times, I think I’ve finally got the recipe adjusted just for me. Ingredients: 2 cups (2-inch) diagonally cut and peeled carrots, or … Continue reading

Buttermint Twists

Yummy Buttermint Twist Recipe at MouseInMyPocket.com

These melt-in-your mouth buttery mints are best made ahead and stored in your refrigerator. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 5-1/4 cups powdered sugar 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, or half and half 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 2-3 drops red food … Continue reading

Mini Meat Loaves


This mini-meat loaves recipe comes from South Knox High School’s home ec teacher, Mrs. Dobbins.  Matt brought the recipe home after he got to sample some of the meat loaves that the students made in class. Ingredients: 1 egg 1 … Continue reading

Strawberry Punch


This is the recipe for the Strawberry Punch that we had at my wedding.  I absolutely love it. Ingredients: 1/2 bottle red food coloring 1/2 gallon orange juice 1 large can pineapple juice 2 (16 oz) bags frozen strawberries 1 … Continue reading

Amazingly Easy Devil’s Food Cake


I’ve been trying to make an effort recently to make some of the recipes I’ve been pinning to my recipes to try pinboard.  That way I can either move them to my recipes tried and loved pinboard for keeps, or … Continue reading

Amaretto-Chocolate Cream Truffles

amaretto-chocolate truffles

This recipe for Chocolate-Dipped Truffles with Amaretto-Chocolate Cream Centers comes to you from the Nov. 1979 issue of Cuisine.  The recipe makes about 3 dozen. Ingredients: 1 cup whipping cream 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, … Continue reading

Almond-Chocolate Cream Truffles


This recipe for Almond-Chocolate Cream Truffles comes from the Nov. 1979 edition of Cuisine Magazine. It makes 4 1/2 dozen truffles. Ingredients: 1 cup whipping cream 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces … Continue reading

Coconut Cream Truffles

truffle variations

This recipe for truffles comes from the November 1979 issue of Cuisine. Ingredients: 3/4 cups whipping cream 10 oz semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 can (9 oz) coconut cream 1 to 1-1/2 … Continue reading

Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves

Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves

This recipe for Peach Pecan Amaretto Preserves with Golden Raisins is amazing.  This recipe takes quite a while, especially if you wait the 2 weeks for the preserves to mellow before you eat it, but the final product is well … Continue reading