Wednesday, September 26, 2018

applesauce Nut Bread

 Applesauce Nut Bread

1 C Sugar
1 C applesauce
2 C   Flour 
1/4 C oil
3 Egg whites
3 T  skim milk
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Cinnamon 
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 C Chopped walnuts (pecans)

In a large bowl add - sugar,applesauce,oil,egg and milk. Add in flour  and rest of dry ingredients.  Mix well and blend in Nuts. Pour into a greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 about 45 minutes or until done. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Lobster Mac and Cheese

National Lobster Day ! with Lobster Mac and Cheese  : 

Cook Lobster meat
Macaroni Noodles
2 C milk
4 T Butter
4  T Flour
16 oz Shredded  Assorted White Cheese
Salt and pepper
Italian Bread Crumbs

  • Make macaroni noodles 
  • In a sauce pan melt butter and add milk -whisking in flour , Cook a few minutes and Add cheese -Mix well and Add seasoning. 
  • Pour noodles in baking dish - Add cheese sauce  and Add pieces of Lobster , Then sprinkle with Bread Crumbs and Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes. 

Monday, September 24, 2018

No Bake Cherry Jubilee Pie

 This is a super easy pie perfect for any time -that is a non bake version so enjoy!! 

1 store bough Graham cracker Crust

8 oz soften Cream Cheese

1 Can of condensed milk
1/3 C lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
1 Can cherry pie filling

In a bowl mix softened cream cheese,milk,lemon juice and vanilla. Pour into graham cracker crust  -top with can of cherry topping.
Leave in refrigerator - to Chill.  This is a soft pie so keep Chilled and serve Cool.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

 A great go to recipe to use leftovers this quick and easy pot pie recipe is a winner any time of the year !!! 

 1 box of pie dough (softened)

1/3 C butter
1/3 C onion (chopped)
1/3 C flour
1/2 tsp  Salt and pepper
1 3/4 C Chicken broth
1/2 C Milk
21/2 C  shredded Chicken
2 C frozen mixed vegetables   (thawed)

Set oven at 400       9 in ch pie pan,

Place one  pie crust in pie pan -the other is for top.
In a saucepan  Melt butter, soften onions and Add flour ,salt &pepper ,broth and milk.  Cook until thicken - Add Chicken and drained vegetables - Stir and place in Pie shell - Cover with other pie crust  dough and score with knife. Seal the  pot pie by pressing edges with a fork or fluting the edges.  . Bake for 20 -30 minutes.

* If edges start to burn cover with strips of foil .

Saturday, September 22, 2018

National Hunting and Fishing Day * Venison Meatloaf

Happy National Hunting and Fishing Day !   In Louisiana that year round. So here's a recipe to use up some deer ground meet : 

   Venison Meat Loaf

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 onion / chopped fine
  • 1 C dry bread crumbs
  • 11/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/8  tsp Pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds of ground venison
  • Topping 
  • 2 T Brown Sugar
  • 2 T spicy brown mustard
  • 2 T vinegar

In a bowl Beat Eggs ,add the rest of the ingredients and Mix well. Form a Loaf and place in  9by5by3 loaf pan tp bake. Mix topping and pour over meat loaf. Bake uncovered at 325 for 70 minutes. 

Friday, September 21, 2018

Pecan Squares

Pecan bars
1 c flour
1/2 c margarine
2 beaten Eggs
1 1/2 c brown sugar
1/2  c  chopped Pecans
1/4 c flour
1/2 tsp  salt
1/2  tsp  baking powder
1  tsp  vanilla
2 c  powder sugar

Mix flour and margarine-spread in a 9 by 12 in baking pan. Bake at 300 for 12 minutes.
Mix other ingredients except powder sugar and spread on crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
Ice with powder sugar thinned with lemon juice. Cut in small squares serve warm.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Bread machine Pizza Dough

 National Pepperoni  Pizza Day !  And I am making Pizza Dough in my Bread maker: 

 2 C Bread Flour ( but you can use AP)
 1 T butter (soften)
 1 T  Sugar
 1  teaspoon Salt
 1 teaspoon Yeast
  1/2 C plus 2 T  warm Water

Add ingredients in order needed for your Bread maker.  And place on Dough cycle .About 90 minutes. Then turn out and work it into a pizza shape. If you are using a Pizza Pan lightly grease or Pizza stone you can lightly sprinkle corn meal to make it easier to slide off. Add toppings and Bake at  400 at 18 -20 minutes or done.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pirate Life for Me

 Today I am having a little fun with this digital page - It  talk like a Pirate Day!!

Watch a  Pirate movie and make this cute page using today's downloads from Pixel 


Pirate Elements Kit : 

Chewy Butterscotch Brownies

21/2 C Flour
1 C Butter
1 3/4 C Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
11 oz package of Butterscotch chips (divided)
1 C chopped Nuts
1 T  vanilla
1 t baking powder
1/2 t  Salt

Oven set at 350      Bake  for 30-40 minutes

COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 cup morsels and nuts. Spread into ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining morsels.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Pastel Hydrangea Card

 Today's Challenge Card is my entry for : The flower Challenge @

 My floral card   :  

   The Stamp set from Technique Tuesday @

The hydrangea is colored with pastels blended together  using a small paint brush & sponge tool. 
The background  is sponged on in shades of blue.   Lisa 

Cheeseburger Pie

  Cheeseburger  Pie

1 unbaked Pie Shell 

1lb ground beef
1/4 C chopped onion and bell pepper
1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1/2 C dry bread crumbs
1/2 t    oregano, salt & pepper 

Cheese Topping :

1 Egg
1/4 C milk
2 C shredded cheddar cheese
1/2   t     salt,dry mustard and Worcestershire sauce 

Pre Heat oven to 425     bake time : 30 minutes

In a skillet brown ground meat -stir in seasoning,bread crumbs and 1/2 the can of tomato sauce. Pour into pie crust.   Make the cheese topping by mixing egg and milk add seasonings and cheese and place on top of meat.
Bake and serve in wedges with extra tomato sauce. 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Autumn Leaves ATC cards

Today I am making some ATC for a challenge.  Challenge #45 at ATC around the world challenge  at

But first what is a ATC? 

Artist trading cards are 2 12 by 3 12 inches (64 mm × 89 mm) in size, the same format as modern trading cards (hockey cards or baseball cards).
They are self-made unique works or small series, signed and dated on the reverse by the artist/producer, exchanged and collected by the people who participate in the collaborative performance.

My ATC are Autumn  Leaves colors, With ribbon, sequences and fabric leaves. 

Hello is done in a multi background paper with fabric leaves and flower ,ribbon and star. 
Try your hand at these small jewels of Autumn.   Lisa 

applesauce Nut Bread

 Applesauce Nut Bread 1 C Sugar 1 C applesauce 2 C   Flour  1/4 C oil 3 Egg whites 3 T  skim milk 1 tsp baking sod...

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