Beer Butter Bread

Butter Beer Bread

Simple, easy, and DELICOUS! Butter Beer Bread (obtained from a technique class from William-Sonoma) 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1 can beer (12 oz.) 1/2 cup melted butter mix all ingredients  together except for the melted butter.  Place batter in greased/buttered pan and pour the melted butter … Continue reading

Cilantro Lime Fajitas

Cilantro Chicken Fajitas

I pretty much followed this recipe for a great and tasty fajita and served it with rice. Delicious! Cilantro Lime Fajitas Ingredients: For the Fajitas: ~3 chicken breasts, sliced lengthwise 1 onion 2 bell peppers (I used one red and one green) For the marinade: Juice from 3 limes Bunch of chopped cilantro 3 tablespoon … Continue reading

Homemade White Bread

First Loaf of Bread! Homemade White Bread

I have been wanting to have loaf pans for such a loooong time!  My banana breads have been in square pans, which the taste is there, but it is so nice to slice a loaf! I finally bought myself two at TJ Maxx Homegoods just a week ago.  And I have started to get good … Continue reading

Oreo Truffles

Oreo Truffles

After seeing soooo many blog posts about Oreo Truffles and after trying some that a coworker made this summer, I finally decided to make my own.  Seriously, there are many, many, many posts about Oreo Truffles and here is my own to add to the list 😀 The recipe is really simple and most posts … Continue reading

Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry

And so I begin, trying to make a meal plan each week to cook for myself and the hubby! I will also then try to post about each meal to keep track of all of the goodies! This is a mash-up of multiple recipes that I found and it turned out pretty tasty. Broccoli Beef … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Tis the season for EVERYTHING pumpkin 😀 I am doing my part by contributing to the massive number of pumpkins that are consumed during this season in this country! I typically don’t enjoy pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pies, etc. however these muffins are DELICOUS! Wo! So enjoy! I followed this recipe to almost a T from … Continue reading

Mongolian Beef

I have now been married for THREE weeks!!! Wow, I cannot believe that it has gone by so very quickly! What this now means is that I am trying to expand my cooking knowledge because now I am cooking for two. My husband is a wonderful cook as well so that is certainly a bonus, … Continue reading

Pistachio Cupcakes….Finally

Hello World – it’s me, Tope. This post is dedicated to Katie for multiple reasons.  1 – I’ve been telling her I would blog about it for literally 2 years now.  2 – Her birthday was last month and again I told her I would blog about it.  3 – she’s getting married in 2 … Continue reading

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

In anticipation for the card game NERTS (such a BEAUTIFUL game) to be played last night, I decided to use up some of the bananas that I had been stockpiling in the freezer.  I still have many more bananas to use… I also happened to have plenty of cream cheese, so I decided to search … Continue reading

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Hello world!!!! It’s me Tope, you know, one of the original members of this blog who fell off the face of the earth over a year ago when I last posted this? Well, I. Am. Alive!!!!  There’s really no excuse for why I haven’t posted in a year and a half, mostly I was lazy, … Continue reading