Fresh as Spring Cake

As much as I cook mostly from scratch, I will periodically buy cake mixes when they go on sale. Plain cakes get a bit boring and predictable however and there are some fun recipes that start with a cake mix. This Fresh as Spring Cake is very moist and good. It has mandarin oranges and […]

Banana Brownies

Looking for something new to do with overripe bananas? Getting tired of banana bread? Try these Banana Brownies!

Super Easy Lemon Cheesecake

This super easy lemon cheesecake recipe gives you a rich smooth cheesecake. It takes a while to bake but there’s nothing particularly tricky about making it. You can buy a graham cracker crust or just crush up enough crackers and make your own easily enough. The recipe is from Mom’s Big Book of Baking, one […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies are what I grew up on and we all love them. I think my mom probably got them off the side of the Quaker Oats box but I’m not sure. They freeze well, too. (And even taste good frozen!) I recently upgraded my wire racks for cooling things like cookies […]

Chewy Almond Squares

I think I found the link to these on Chowhound.  But it prints really tiny and we keep making these and struggling to read the ingredients so I’m repeating it here. In large print! And so my daughters will quit asking me for the link. 😉  The name is as much description as you need: […]