We thought it practically impossible to improve on good, ol’ fashioned cheesecake… well, that is until we tried Ilean Benvenuti’s chocolate chip version! Not only does this delectable creation have chocolate chips, it also boasts an Oreo cookie crust! It really doesn’t get much better than that.
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Warm, creamy and positively delicious, this impressive baked egg dish has a secret – it’s easy-as-pie to prepare!
Home cook Kimberly Kolligs learned this recipe from her mother-in-law. Tucked inside each cup is bacon, fresh mozzarella, a whole egg and a drizzle of cream, just the right combo to dazzle Mom on Mother’s Day…or any day! … Read the rest
If a bundt pan transforms a simple cake from good to great, imagine what a cute mini bundt will do!
Home cook Yolanda Stewart’s Nutty Buddy Bundt Cakes stay moist from a delicious combo of pudding mix and mashed bananas, get nutty with cashews, toffee bits and walnuts, and are just cute as a button when baked in a mini bundt pan!… Read the rest
Ah…Sloppy Joes. Lunchroom favorite and potluck mainstay. Home cook Lisa Speer updates this classic American sandwich with an Italian twist.
These three-bite, super flavorful mini sandwiches are perfect for snacking on at a party or as part of a munchy dinner. The best part? They’re super easy to eat and not really ‘sloppy’ at all! … Read the rest
All hail the humble peanut!
Delightful between two slices of bread, straight off the spoon, or in a crunch-tastic dessert.
Home cook Patty Thatcher takes a cue from her grandmother with these scrumptious Peanut Squares. The combination of peanuts and chocolate always delights in Thatcher’s household – and will in yours, too! … Read the rest
Cornbread: Some like it sweet, some like it savory, but almost everyone can find a space on their plate for a slice, especially when it’s still warm from the oven.
Home cook Natalie Loop pleased her Southern husband’s palate with this version, which includes cheddar, cayenne, sour cream and two eggs for fluffiness. This twist on tradition is a keeper for sure!… Read the rest
If you love banana desserts, you’ll fall head over heals for this banana cake with fluffy homemade buttercream frosting from home cook Sandy Jones.
Her great-grandmother’s recipe, it’s been handed down generation to generation. Try it once and it’ll quickly become a tradition in your family, too!
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Dulce de leche, a caramel-like mixture made of milk and sugar, is positively divine on everything sweet from ice cream to fresh fruit.
Home Cook Pat Morris spreads this luscious confection between butter cookies and tops them with a dusting of delicate powdered sugar…you’ll delight in every bite!
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Sweet or savory – the ultimate snacking question.
Recipe creator Scott Anderson has the answer with his Chocolate Moussecarpone Pie.
Anderson layers a chocolatey Irish liqueur mousse made of chocolate chips and mascarpone (a mild, creamy cheese) on top of savory crunched up pretzels with divine results. Now the only question is one slice or two! … Read the rest
Is there a more perfect dish than mashed potatoes? Creamy, warm and filling, they might be the perfect comfort food.
Home cook Ellen Curry came up with her Cheesy Mashed Potato Bake using leftover mashed potatoes. Customize it with your choice of cheeses and you’ve got a tasty twist on a classic. … Read the rest