Category Archives: Comfort Food

Texas Sheet Cake

I thought a search for the perfect Texas sheet cake would be easy. No so! There are a million recipes out there. I combined a few and this is what I made yesterday. I think it’s still a work in … Continue reading

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Bountiful White Cake

One of my favorite recipe websites is A Bountiful Kitchen. Today while searching for recipes for mini cupcakes I found this white cake recipe. The reviewers rave about it. The perfect white cake from scratch has eluded me. I hope to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Marshmallow Texas Sheet Cake

A few months ago Sister Tucker made a version of this for our Pathway class. It was so good. I thanked her and said, “It tastes like home.” She told me that was the best compliment. Makes 24-30 pieces 1 … Continue reading

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5 Minute Homemade Hot Fudge

I found this yummy and very easy recipe here- Say Yes 1 stick of butter 8 T cocoa powder (I like dark) 1 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 1 t vanilla Bring butter and milk to a slow boil … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk 1 bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups) 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk, chocolate chips and sugar to boiling over … Continue reading

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Cookie Monster’s Famous Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe

When Ally and James were little we collected a series of Sesame Street books from the grocery store. There was a new one each week for several weeks. At the time I thought this was the best sugar cookie recipe … Continue reading

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Genie Grandma’s Sugar Cookies

So be warned…I have only made this recipe once and they turned out very dry, as in they were little Hockey Pucks! Now, that could be attributed to my poor cooking skills when I was in my twenties or it … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Macaroni and Cheese

Super easy and much better than the kind from the blue box! 3 T of butter 3 T of flour 1 can of evaporated milk 1 box of macaroni 1 cup of milk 2 cups of grated cheddar cheese Salt … Continue reading

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Katherine Hepburn’s Brownies

This recipe is from New York Times Cooking and has yet to be tried in my kitchen…but soon very soon! INGREDIENTS- ½ cup cocoa 1 stick butter 2 eggs 1 cup sugar ¼ cup flour 1 cup broken-up walnuts or pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla  pinch of salt METHOD- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt butter … Continue reading

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New York Times-Chocolate Chip Cookies

I haven’t tried these yet! I’ll report back when I do. I found this recipe at NYT Cooking. INGREDIENTS 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8 1/2 ounces) cake flour 1 ⅔ cups (8 1/2 ounces) bread flour 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 … Continue reading

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