10 Easter and Spring Desserts


Sharing my top ten favorites for this time of year. For Easter, a bridal luncheon or baby shower, Mother’s Day. There’s so much to celebrate… Aunt Kathy’s Lime Cake – for every spring celebration! Grandma’s Glazed Strawberries and Bananas – so easy! Nana’s Coconut Cake – an Easter tradition. Sunflower Peeps Cake – fun for spring or summer. Frozen Fruit Salad and the Story of

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins


I’ve seen this all over Pinterest lately but Nana was making these years ago! And her recipe calls for chocolate chips! Two ingredients. (Three if you add chocolate chips). Egg free for Lil’ Buddy. Can surely count as Cooking Fun! It’s great to keep these ingredients in the Cook Box. : Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 29 (1 lb)

Cooking Fun: Bread and Butter


When she asks to help, I say yes. And she does it all on her own. She counts out the pieces of store-bought bread. Enough for us all plus a few extras for seconds. She gets the butter and slices it up. One fold. Then she stacks them all on a dinner plate. Less than a minute in the microwave on reheat (or 50 percent

Brittney’s Biscuits

3 Ingredient Biscuits

The most highly requested, melt-in-your-mouth, makes you want to eat half a dozen, sour cream biscuits. My sister-in-law, Brittney, blesses us with these. Let’s hear it for three ingredients! MMMM Brittney’s Butter Biscuits 2 cups Bisquick 1 stick butter (melted) 1 cup room temp sour cream Mix together. Spray muffin tin with non-stick spray. Bake at 400 degrees. Just until brown or about 13 minutes.

Homemade Bread in 10 minutes

homemade bread

an update from the Hodgepodge archives How can you make homemade bread with 10 minutes of effort? First a little background. It’s been a while since I’ve poked fun at myself for being a bread-baking, homeschooling mama. I took photos of the steps for making bread several Saturdays ago. See, there is a certain stereotype that exists in the homeschooling community. Apparently we fit that