Game Day Musselman’s Apple Butter Monkey Bread Bites Recipe

Apple Butter Monkey Bread

We're getting closer to the big game which is a major football holiday around this house. It doesn't matter which teams are playing, it only matters that there's a good spread of food and a clear line of sight to the television. Every year I bring out the slow cooker to cook up my favorite red chili, bake some hot wings for the family and a plethora of other finger foods. This year we're adding a dessert to the menu made with Musselman's Apple … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Cinnamon Rolls Recipe from A Cowboy’s Wife

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A few days ago I got this intense craving for someone cinnamon rolls. I didn't have any canned ones hanging out the fridge and my husband was working so a trip to the store wasn't an option. (kids were already in bed) So I started doing some searching online and found this video recipe of Paula Deen's cinnamon rolls. They looked amazing! But uhh ... they're actually kinda dry and flavorless. I've also tried Pioneer Woman's recipe and it's about … [Read more...]

How to Bake Homemade Bread for the Holidays with Breadman

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Baking homemade bread can often be a daunting task, especially for someone inexperienced with the ingredients, kneading and shaping process. If you want the texture and flavor of homemade bread without all of the guesswork, there's the Breadman Convection Bread Machine option. At less than $200, it offers you the ability to bake up to a two pound loaf of fresh, homemade bread. This holiday season, why not skip the flour clouds, kneading and … [Read more...]

Taste of Home Recipe | Parmesan Garlic Knots

Parmesan Garlic Knots Taste of Home Recipe

Last week I got a very cool delivery and when I say cool, I mean awesome because nothing gets me more excited than new cookbooks to read. I'm kind of a cookbook and recipe magazine hoarder, even to the point of scooping up all of my moms old recipe magazines from the 80's and 90's. Some people have cat figurines or baseball cards, I've got cookbooks. So the delivery was the new Taste of Home Best Loved Recipes book, which I'll tell you more … [Read more...]

RECIPE | White Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding

white chocolate banana bread pudding recipe

Earlier this year when our family was vacationing we visited the Downtown Disney area in Florida. We were overwhelmed with dinner choices and made the mistake of NOT making a reservation. I had high hopes of eating at the Rainforest Cafe until we found out the wait time was over 2 hours. We had two very hungry toddlers with us and decided to give in to my husbands idea of eating at the House of Blues where the wait time was only 15 minutes. As it … [Read more...]

RECIPE | Apple Mango Tango Mini Muffins

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As the fruit snacking mama of the house, I keep lots and lots of fresh fruit around. Since learning to eat healthier (and snack healthier) I find myself grabbing a banana or an apple when I'm craving something sweet. I also like to keep a fruit stockpile around for the kids when the "mommy, I'm hungry" starts just an hour before or after dinner. Among all the fruits we've tried or eat regularly, there's one that hasn't been in the fruit basket. … [Read more...]

RECIPE | Apple Pie Monkey Bread Cups with Green Mountain Naturals® Hot Apple Cider

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There's a lot of things to love about Fall, even though it's one of saddest times of the year for me. The one thing that keeps me going through the debilitating sadness is my love for Fall baking. The apples, the pumpkins, spices, all of it. I just adore taking my kids to pumpkin patches, our local Apple Barn for fresh cider and baking all kinds of goodies at home. One of my favorites for a cool day is monkey bread. It's a pretty versatile treat, … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Italian Breadsticks with RoulPat and SilPat

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For several months now I've heard family and friends talk about how much they just love using their Silpat baking mat. Personally, I wasn't convinced I needed it until I got tired of buying rolls of parchment paper and covering my baking sheets in non-stick cooking spray that often fail at actually being "non-stick". Then the folks at Silpat reached out to me and offered me a few of their products to try out. Being the baking loving mama I am, … [Read more...]