• Food

    Homemade Turtle Candy using ROLOs

    Like a lot of people I’m counting down the days to Valentine’s Day, and I’m testing recipes in the kitchen which I think might make good gifts for coworkers, friends, and family. During the Christmas season, my sister-in-law makes homemade turtle candy, but I don’t consider this recipe to be seasonal – turtle candy is good any time! Make Homemade Turtle Candy You’ll need: a bag of ROLO Chewy Caramels in Milk Chocolate small pretzels (I like the small squares.) pecan halves On a cookie sheet, line the pretzels and then place a ROLO on top of each. Top each ROLO with a pecan. (You can choose to add the…

  • Food

    Easy Dill Biscuits

    These easy to make dill biscuits are tasty and a good bread to serve with salads, but I think you’ll like them enough to serve them with any meal. They are buttery and don’t need additional butter when served, but who doesn’t like extra butter?   Ingredients: 1 can Pillsbury Grands Homestyle Buttermilk biscuits 1/4 cup butter 1 tsp. dehydrated onion flakes 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped finely (I use scissors and cut the dill.) Instructions: In a microwave-safe glass container, add butter and onion flakes. Melt butter. Add fresh dill. Open the can of biscuits, roll each biscuit in the butter-onion-dill mixture, covering both sides of the biscuit. Place…

  • Cranberry Walnut Cake

    Cranberry Cake Recipe

    This is a very good cranberry cake recipe. I especially like that it is not overly sweet. That fact makes sweet whipped cream or ice cream the perfect sides. Not only is this tasty, it’s super easy! Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups fresh cranberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1 teaspoon almond extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease/butter a 9-inch pie pan. Combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Stir in the cranberries and the walnuts, and toss to coat. Stir in the butter, beaten eggs, and almond extract. If you…