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How to Make Your Own Flavoring Extracts

Have you ever thought about making your own flavoring extracts? Sometimes, DIY projects are intimidating. I assure you that making your own flavoring extract is one of the simplest, most fool-proof projects that you should try. Let’s take a look at the why, what, and how of making your own, as well as the uses for your new creations. Reasons for making your own flavoring extracts The reason that I got into making my own flavoring extracts what pretty cut and dry: to save money. I don’t know if frugal is quite the right term for me, but I will...


Robin’s Nests

Robin’s Nests 3 cups of mini marshmallows 3 tablespoons of butter 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 4 cups of chow mein noodles Whoppers Easter Egg Candies First, melt 3 cups mini marshmallows and 3 tablespoons of butter over medium low heat. Add in 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Once melted stir in 4 cups of chow mein noodles. You can substitute Rice Crispies but I like the look of the chow mein noodles better. Spray a muffin tin with Pam or any other substitute. Form a ball the size of a small apple. Press into the muffin tin using your thumb to...


Mini Peep Pies

Mini Peep Pies 2 packages of 6 mini graham cracker pie crusts 9 ounces (three small packages) of Peeps 8 ounces of Cool Whip (one small container) Sprinkles or Small Easter Candies   The next recipe I love for Easter dessert is Mini Peep Pies. Melt 9 ounces (three small packages of Peeps) with ½ cup of milk. I used pink, purple and blue but you can use whatever colors strike your fancy.     After melted, let the mixture cool completely. Once the mixture has cooled fold in 8 ounces of Cool Whip (one small container). If you’re more...


Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies I’m all about getting my savory along with my sweet. One of my new obsessions is anything “salted caramel”. I’ve always loved caramel. As a kid there was nothing I loved more for a sweet treat. Soft and chewy and dare I say better than chocolate. Until very recently I had never had a salted caramel. During the holidays, our neighbor dropped off a box of different goodies she made for us. Inside were the most delicious salted caramels I’d ever eaten. So, I got to thinking about different sweets that I could make keeping...


Caramelized Banana and Caramel Bread

You may be thinking ‘Caramelized Banana and Caramel Bread’?? Or maybe you thought it was a misprint or something of an oxymoron. No, no. I assure you it is not a typo or an oxymoron. Maybe it’s a little crazy but hey, life is crazy sometimes. I found this recipe on Pinterest during one of my pinning binges. Don’t you just love Pinterest? It really aids in my OCD tendencies. I always have leftover brown bananas thanks to my husband so I make a lot of banana bread and was getting bored with it. I wanted to find a way...