(The BEST) Chocolate Chip Cookies [UPDATED!]

One of my most requested baked treats are these chocolate chip cookies which are a version of the recipe found over a decade ago on the packaging of the generic Aldi brand chocolate chips! How about that for a recipe source? :) Modifications are minor. In fact, it might be only the doubling of the […]

Habanero Hot Sauce

A couple years ago we planted several (a dozen?) habanero plants. They produced plentifully! Delicious light-green, yellow, and bright orange habanero peppers. They are picante! (They kinda hurt!) With so much abundance, I searched for a hot sauce recipe using habaneros and found this one below. (Slightly modified by me.) It’s hot, but the carrots […]

Amazing Peanut Butter Fudge

I just made this again recently, and quickly remembered why I had saved this recipe! Originally found it somewhere online, under the name “Alpha’s Peanut Butter Fudge”. I made a few modifications, and I believe they improved an already great recipe! Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup sugar 5 oz Evaporated Milk 1/2 cup of butter 1 […]

Summer Favorite: Potato Salad

One recipe we use at least a few times each summer is my modification of the Potato Salad from Betty Crocker’s 40th Anniversary Cookbook. My family loves this simple tasting potato salad, but they don’t love extra “crunchies”—so, celery seed replaces fresh celery stalks. That, and the way I prepare the potatoes are the main […]