Category Archives: cream cheese

Tasty Slow Cooked Beef PLUS Dessert


What may seem like a simple meal in the slow cooker can mean a tasty, special meal for two. Ingredients such as garlic, shallots, carrots and jarred piquillo peppers offers a variety of flavors in this easy slow cooked dish. … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas . . .


Yesterday was the finale of my wrapping and bagging of all of the Christmas gifts. All is now under the tree. Not sure if we could get anymore under there. Today, I’ve been busy baking cookies and baking Red Velvet … Continue reading

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Cookies Good Enough for Santa!


Dear Santa, I have been a very good girl this year. I have made many blog entries and have created some great recipes this year. I’ve also won a few contests as well. So, if you don’t mind Santa, I … Continue reading

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Unique Tart Worthy of a Crowd


I created a new dessert for my  Thanksgiving gathering. Since it was such a hit – I entered it in the Imperial Sugar Company’s Homemade Holidays Recipe Contest. Instead of a pumpkin pie – I had cans of yams or … Continue reading

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Not So Scary, But Tasty, Filled-Cupcakes


This past weekend was my fix “Halloween Cupcakes Weekend” it also ended up being “Sprain Your Back Weekend”. Who would have thought I would have sprained my back by just simply making cupcakes? Unbelievable! Well, I’m almost 100% better now … Continue reading

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A Stuffed Sweet Valentine


I wanted to make something different for Valentine’s Day. So, I read a recipe for stuffed cherry cupcakes last week and got an idea. I would create my own recipe using strawberry-filled cupcakes.  When I looked for my cupcake pan, I found … Continue reading

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Had to Enter!!


Well, I couldn’t pass up entering my FAVE recipe/cooking contest!! I had to enter at least one recipe in this year’s recipe contest with the RealWomenofPhiladelphia.com. After winning in last year’s competition,  I truly entered just to add this to MY RECIPE … Continue reading

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LAST But NOT LEAST!


For my last entry into this season’s (Season 2) Real Women of Philadlephia’s Video Host Contest (Sponsored by Kraft and Paula Deen) I knew I had to “pump it up a notch” but keep it simple too!! So, I decided … Continue reading

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All The Rage: Gourmet Hotdogs!


With the competition “heating up” at the RWOP (RealWomenofPhiladelphia.com) (Kraft) Video Hosting Contest, I had to “bump it up a notch” and enter an Entree worthy of Philadelphia cream cheese. I think I did it!  I got the idea from this month’s … Continue reading

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A Formal Appetizer for ANY Occasion


Well, I’m so glad to be back.  I’ve been away due to illness. I was close to getting pneumonia and was really down and out. Thank goodness for Rx!! Before I was too ill, I created and entered an appetizer … Continue reading

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