Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Copycat Kimberley's Bakeshoppe Granola



It's official. The high and honorable duty of being the head grocery shopper of the family has been passed down from my dad to me and two of my sisters. The job of shopping for our family of nine had simply become too much for one man. He would often run through Sam's club, fill the cart, pay, load up the car and then go back for a second or even third load. We decided it had to come to an end. My two sisters and I now rip the list into three pieces and each take a cart to different sections of the store, running through the aisles like maniacs racing to be the first one to the checkout.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Fat Chewy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies



The other day my sister was reading a Food Network magazine and said, "Oh hey, it's Elvis's birthday soon. You should do something Elvisy for a post."

Well, I guess "the other day" was actually over a month ago because I just checked on Google and his birthday was actually January 8. Also, I think bacon is actually supposed to be included in the famous peanut butter banana Elvis sandwich. It's not like me to forget bacon. I don't know what's happening to me. 


Thursday, February 12, 2015

Quick and Easy Basic Quesadillas





The other day my brother wanted me to make him some food to take to class with him.

"I have to leave in half an hour," he said, his stomach growling urgently.

"Well, if I make you something, can I take pictures of it quick so I have something to post?"

"Only if you hurry!"



Friday, February 6, 2015

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake with Kahlúa Truffles




Last week I was trying to decide what to make to post for you guys.

"Cheesecake!" my siblings pleaded, "Please, we'll do anything!"

After days of being harassed by the ravenous horde, I finally agreed.



Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Best Blueberry Muffins Ever




Behold. The perfect blueberry muffin. After weeks of experimentation and tweaking, it's finally here. It is moist and fluffy, just as I dreamed it would be. It has the tall, perfectly cracked crown, sparkling with sugar. It even passed the squishy test, the perfect pillowy softness when lightly squeezed. Plus, it only dirties one bowl. 


Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Best Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies {With Dark Chocolate and Cherries}




Hello everyone, it's me again. I decided I didn't feel like spending another thirty bucks on having one of my siblings write my post for me this week. I mean, come on. That is against the whole idea of servitude. I don't understand where they're getting these grandiose ideas.



Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Spinach Artichoke Macaroni and Cheese



One day Spinach and Artichoke met at a salad bar and Artichoke's heart missed a beat. It was love, and they married the next day. But the two were so different. Other salad toppings were critical when Artichoke announced her pregnancy. What monster of a baby could arise from such a union?
Behold: Nine months later Macoroni and Cheese emerged! And by thunder, she was the most beautiful thing since blue cheese.

Well, as you might have guessed by now, this is not the familiar voice of Yammie. That is because this is not Yammie. But her sister, "Piggy", as she has aptly named me, for I so enjoy her foods. Why am I writing her post for her? Well, I noticed she looked tired, she's been busy today, and being the loving, selfless sister I am, I offered to write it for her.

She's also paying me thirty bucks.

As you see above, I have absolutely no idea how Spinach Artichoke Macoroni and Cheese was created. All I can tell you is that she tasted wonderful.


Monday, January 5, 2015

Chewy No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars





Now comes the time after Christmas when you have to buckle down and get back to work. You may have thought I would make something extravagant with the newest member of our family, Big Red. Not so. I tried to think of the easiest, quickest thing I could possibly make and this is what happened.