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Light and Fluffy Dinner Rolls

Light and fluffy Dinner Rolls from www.chocolatechocolateandmore.com

Light and Fluffy Dinner Rolls-so easy to make they’ll become a family favorite! It’s been a while since I shared with you some yeast infused deliciousness. That’s about to change. I’ve been playing with yeast. A lot. And when you play with yeast, the yeasty beasties start to get all giddy and happy in your […]

Ranch Dip with Fresh Herbs #ChickenFryTime

Ranch Dip with Fresh Herbs

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias® . and Tyson #cbias #SocialFabric, all opinions are my own. Whoever said it gets easier being a parent as your kids get older, never had kids. At least […]

Chocolate Kahlua Coffee Pound Cake

Chocolate Kahlua Coffee Pound Cake-This triple threat cake will be the perfect ending to any dinner party.

Chocolate Kahlua Coffee Pound Cake-This triple threat cake will be the perfect ending to any dinner party. I’m not a big drinker. I learned early on that I didn’t like the taste of most alcohols unless they were heavily mixed with something else so I couldn’t even taste the booze.  Made me a pretty cheap […]

Easy Cheeseburger Soup

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Easy Cheeseburger Soup-can be ready in just 30 minutes! When it comes to dinnertime, I want it fast and easy. With 3 teenagers, the time between school and dinner is prime time for the kids. It’s when Mom’s taxi serve gets called in for duty. I don’t have the time (or the want) to spend […]

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark-just 2 ingredients, makes a great gift for the Holidays!

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark-just 2 ingredients, makes a great gift for the Holidays! You know those days when your house becomes the gathering place for all the kids? Ok, not all the kids but when they are teenagers and there are both boys and girls involved, it might as well be all of them. You […]

Lunch Lady Brownies

Lunch Lady Brownies-gotta love that frosting!

Lunch Lady Brownies-remember back when lunchroom food was really good?   So we’ve got a boyfriend in the family. Not mine. My 14 year old daughter has a boyfriend now. This is the “real thing.”  It’s not like grade school where you “go out” with a boy, which really means you get to use the […]

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast-moist and full of flavor, perfect for a weeknight meal

Slow Cooker Pot Roast-moist and full of flavor, perfect for a weeknight meal I’ve always been a fan of Pot Roasts. I can almost taste the one my Grandma used to make for Sunday dinners even now. For us, Sunday Dinner was actually a late lunch, served around 2pm. The only day of the week […]

Copy Cat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

Copy Cat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets-just like you'd get from the restaurant!

Copy Cat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets-just like you’d get from the restaurant! Ok, I  know it’s not sugar. Don’t get all upset with me, I’ll have more sugar soon but my family needs to eat. As a family of 5, we don’t eat out for fast food too often. Paying almost $30.00 for fast food for dinner, […]

Wheat Bread

Wheat Bread

Wheat Bread You all know I love to bake bread. I’m always looking for new recipes to try. Plain old white bread gets boring. When I found this recipe over at Oly Momma’s blog. I knew I had to try it. Her husband usually makes it. No offence to men in the kitchen but you […]

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce and Fine China Fridays

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce-make a large pot and freeze the leftovers!

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce-make a large pot and freeze the leftovers! Everyone likes spaghetti sauce the way they like it. It’s just a fact.  Some like a thick, chunky sauce full of onions and green peppers.  Some like a thin sauced with big chunks of tomatoes. At my house we like a meat sauce. Full of […]

Easy Macaroni and Cheese

Easy Macaroni and Cheese-Never buy the box stuff again!

Easy Macaroni and Cheese-Never buy the box stuff again! I grew up on the boxed macaroni and Cheese. My mom didn’t/couldn’t/should’t cook. We’ll say she was a single mom working full time and raising two girls as her excuse. The truth-she was a horrible cook. I mean really bad. My sister and I looked forward […]

Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini-straight from the garden to the frying pan to the table to your tummy!

Fried Zucchini-straight from the garden, to the frying pan, to the table, to your tummy! Ok, don’t everyone get all nervous on me that this has no sugar involved. It’s summertime and that means wonderful food is coming out of everyone’s gardens. Well everyone’s except mine. I have a black thumb. I’m amazed my herb […]

Hot Chocolate Muffins

Hot Chocolate Muffins

Hot Chocolate Muffins-the great taste of your favorite winter drink in a muffin! I’ve been wanting to make something in a coffee cup ever since the first time I saw it done, about a year ago. You see, I have all these coffee cups that came with my dinner plates. You know when you buy […]

Simple Sausage Gravy

Simple Sausage Gravy and Biscuits-a Southern Favorite!

Simple Sausage Gravy and Biscuits-a Southern Favorite! I know, I know, this isn’t chocolate. It’s not even a sweet. But sometimes I have to share a family favorite recipe. My kids just can’t get enough of Sausage Gravy. We have it for breakfast and even sometimes when I’m rushed, I’ll serve it for dinner. We […]

Quick Apple Crisp

This Quick Apple Crisp is so easy to make and the family loves it. I always keep a box of yellow cake mix in the cabinet just for this recipe!

This Quick Apple Crisp is so easy to make and the family loves it. I always keep a box of yellow cake mix in the cabinet just for this recipe! This week is apple week! I was so excited when Jocelyn of Inside Brucrew Life invited me to join in! She and Aimee of Shugary […]

About Me

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I’m  Joan and my goal for this blog is to let you come along for my baking adventures. I’ll share my favorite, tried and true, recipes along with some new discoveries. I hope you get a few ideas from me and, if you have great recipes to share, I’ll get a few from you, too! I […]

Sponsor Spotlight-Table for Seven

I’m so excited to get to introduce you to Erin of Table for Seven. Her blog is aptly named, every night she feeds herself, her hubby (Mr. Plain) and five children ranging in age from 2 to 10. I know I have trouble with just five of us, finding something to serve that everyone will […]

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole

French Toast Casserole-The perfect addition to any Holiday Breakfast, but why wait for a holiday to enjoy it? I made French Bread the other day. In fact I made several loaves. It was wonderful but after 3 days in a row of french bread at lunch and dinner, I’d had enough. I still had a […]

Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese

Egg-in-a-hole Grilled Cheese sandwich

It’s time for the Crazy Cooking Challenge again. This month it’s Grilled Cheese Sandwiches! I’ve got 3 kids, I was a kid, hubby was a kid, and every kid eats grilled cheese sandwiches. I was looking forward to the challenge of something different than just cheese between two slices of bread but when I started […]

7-up Biscuits

7-up Biscuits-made with soda and bisquick, you'll have a hard time eating just one!

7-up Biscuits-made with soda and bisquick, you’ll have a hard time eating just one! I’m lazy. Not really, I mowed the yard today. With a push mower. And we have a big yard. And I go back over if I see a blade of grass I missed. So after 4 hours of push mowing the […]




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