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How To Make Cookies-n-Cream Ice Cream Bread

Ice cream bread sounds impossible. How can you cook with something that melts? Apparently it’s possible and even more surprising than that… it’s …

Ice Cream

Indoor S'mores

Let me guess…it’s cold outside where you are? Thought so.

This is the second year in my life where I’ve had to deal with snow. Oh, sure we’d get a …

Make It: DIY Industrial Firewood Holder

Photo: The Cavender DiaryA quick trip to your local hardware store and a few basic and inexpensive materials are all you need to make your own …


DIY Rug Made Of Felt Scraps

If you have a bag full of felt scraps then you easily can make them useful. Depending on how many of scraps you have you can make a mat or even a rug …

Make Homemade Cookie Butter (With Any Cookie!)

Yes. Yes, it's true. All your problems are solved now that this information has come into your life. Cookie butter from any cookie, people! I hope you …


The Midnight Baker

13 January 2014

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

A gourmet slow cooker swiss steak recipe that doesn't contain tomatoes.
I'm keeping my promise to use my Crock …


Easy crock pot beef burgundy (slow cooker meal)

A HUGE hello to all of you fabulous Shabby Creek Cottage readers! I’m Claire and I blog over at A Little CLAIREification. I am so thrilled to be here …

Slow Cooker "Melt in Your Mouth" Pot Roast

There's nothing quite like sitting down to a hearty, slow cooked dinner at day's end. And, it's even better when that dinner is pot roast with all …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Pepper Steak and Rice!

I adore pepper steak and rice from my local Chinese restaurant. The thing is, my husband hates Chinese food, so I never get to eat there. =( Anyways, …


Slow Cooker Beef Tips Recipe

Beef tips are so delicious and easy when prepared in the slow cooker. This recipe consists of beef cubes that are cooked in the crockpot with gravy. …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Beef Marsala Stew

Tender, savory and absolutely delicious, this slow cooker Beef Marsala Stew is a perfect weeknight comfort food meal.
I’m curious; what’s your normal …


Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Creamy Gravy and Vegetables

Inspired by my friends Dan and Scott of Platter Talk, I decided to make some slow cooker Chicken Thighs with Creamy Gravy and Vegetables. The …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Super soft gingerbread cookies (recipe)


Gingerbread roll cake recipe

Moist gingerbread roll cake filled with spiced creamy filling. A delicious twist on the traditional Christmas gingerbread cake

I remember watching mom …

Eggnog cupcakes with chocolate cream cheese frosting recipe

Last year it was the first time I tried eggnog. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I wasn’t impress. I didn’t feel it was something I see myself …

Create Colorful Wall Art with Foam

The other day I was at the craft store getting something for some projects. I don't even remember what (sometimes it seems like I spend more time …


DIY: Marbling with Nail Polish

Images and text by Amy Christie for Design Mom

Upon reading my DIY magazine last month, I was really excited at the tutorial for using nail polish to …



Inspirerad av lapptäcksteknik gjorde jag denna tavla i sommar. Den är gjord av rullade tidningssidor ur Amelia, Tara, Allt om trädgård m.fl. Annat du …

Spinach and Cheddar Souffle Recipe : Ina Garten


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Butter the inside of a 6 to 8-cup souffle dish (6 1/2 to 7 1/2 inches in diameter by 3 1/2 inches deep) …

DIY Copper Striped Candle Holders

It’s here, guys- my first, fall decor DIY of this year! It’s also another very easy, very simple copper tape craft. After completing my previous …


Apple Crisp

This crispy confection is reason enough to go apple picking.

Prep:20 minsTotal Time:1 hour 25 mins

Photography: José Manuel Picayo Rivera


3/4 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
• 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
• 8 tablespoons …

Roasted Garlic Macaroni and Cheese

It’s taken me 4 years, 4 months and 18 days to publish a recipe for macaroni and cheese. That’s 1,602 days or 38,448 hours. And that, my fellow …


Spinach Artichoke Hand Pies

My kids love anything wrapped in pastry. Phyllo dough, puff pastry, pie crust. If it's flaky and buttery I can get almost anything stuffed inside and …


Curry Puffs/Savory Hand Pies With Potato Filling

Curry Puffs or Savory Hand Pies With Potato Filling is one of my favorite deep-fried snacks. They are easy to make but a little time consuming. So, I …


Empanadas de Carne (Beef Empanadas)

Empanadas—mini versions of the traditional Spanish meat pie—are generally baked in Buenos Aires, not fried as they are in the rest of Latin America. This recipe, filled with a spicy beef filling, first appeared in our October 2013 issue with the article Lunch at Your Leisure. See our step-by-step …


DIY Paper Gift Bows

posted on August 12, 2014 by Allison 12 Comments »

I’m frugal. And by frugal I really mean ridiculously cheap. Because my work requires it, I buy a lot …

DIY Sewing and Craft Room Peg Board

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia


Carrot-Ginger Dressing



1 cup vegetable oil
½ cup rice vinegar
¼ cup soy sauce
1 tbsp. sugar
1½ tsp. finely grated ginger
2 medium carrots (about 8 oz.), peeled and roughly chopped
½ medium yellow onion (about 6 oz.), roughly chopped
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 head …

Lemon and Arugula Rigatoni

When we first started cooking, we wanted everything quick. The quicker the better, in our minds. We took lots of shortcuts to get to delicious food in …