Butter Beer Bread

Beer Butter 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 Chicken Fajitas

Cilantro Lime 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

First Loaf of Bread! Homemade White 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

Tiramisu Cookies

Okay, so I have been away for some time, a LONG time! Alas, I am back with a deeeelicious recipe acquired from the always helpful and distracting pinterest.com.  I had been meaning to try this recipe for some time, and finally the opportunity came up.  I hosted a Cookie and Cards party for my residents … Continue reading