Lemon Squares Recipe

My lemon trees are in overdrive mode these days! And my girl’s packing lunch so I figured these would provide a great dessert.   The recipe is from Mom’s Big Book of Baking. Crust: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 Tbs cornstarch 1/4 tsp salt 7 Tbs butter, chilled and cut into small pieces […]

Quick Tapioca Pudding Recipe

We all love tapioca pudding around here. It’s just a sweet creamy treat and so easy to make!  Buy the little box of “quick” or “minute” tapioca. Tapioca Pudding 1/3 cup sugar 3 Tbs minute tapioca 2 3/4 cup milk 1 egg, well beaten 1 tsp vanilla Mix together everything but the vanilla and let […]

Apple Turnovers Recipe

I made these the first time over 7 years ago. I remember the time because my youngest came home one day from school when she was in 2nd grade, a week or two after I made them for the first time, with apples from our own trees, and she announced that she had volunteered that […]

Microwave Brownies

I don’t use the microwave to actually cook much. I melt butter, heat milk, reheat leftovers, etc. But my girls found this microwave brownie recipe in Mom’s Big Book of Baking: 200 Simple, Foolproof Recipes for Delicious Family Treats to Get You Through Every Birthday Party, Class Picnic, Potluck, Bake Sale, Holiday, and No-School Day. […]

101 Easy Peasy Cookie Recipes: Book Review

I received a review copy of 101 Easy Peasy Cookie Recipes at a time when I was a bit overwhelmed with other happenings, so it’s taken me a while to post this. I made their Chocolately Raspberry Streusel Bars, except I used blackberry jam since that’s what I had in the fridge. The girls declared […]