Monday, December 06, 2010

CookyJar Cookies

2/3 c butter
3/4 c sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 egg
4 tsp milk
2 c flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Costumes

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

sweet sixteen

video

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

First Day of School





Wednesday, August 18, 2010

new logo

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Almond Poppyseed Muffins

3 cups flour
1 ½ tsp. salt
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
3 eggs
2 ¼ cups sugar
1 1/8 cups oil
1 ½ cups milk
1 ½ tbsp. poppy seed
1 ½ tsp. vanilla flavoring
1 ½ tsp. almond flavoring
1 ½ tsp. butter flavoring

1/3 recipe (makes 11-12 muffins)

1 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
2/3 c sugar
1 tsp poppy seeds
1 egg, beaten
3 Tbsp oil
1/2 c milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract

Mix flour, salt, sugar, powder, poppyseeds together in bowl, make a well for wet ingredients. In a separate bowl or measuring cup, mix remaining ingredients well. Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir with a spatula just until combined. Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Taco Soup

adapted from Paula Deen

2 pounds ground beef
1 cup diced onions
½ cup diced bell pepper
1 (15½-ounce) can black or pinto beans
1 (15¼-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 (14½-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (14½-ounce) can Rotel
2 (4½-ounce) cans diced green chiles
1 (1¼-ounce) pkg taco seasoning mix
1 (1-ounce) pkg ranch salad dressing mix
2 c chicken broth
Corn chips, for serving
Sour cream, for garnish Grated cheese, for garnish

Brown the ground beef and onions in a large skillet; drain the excess fat, then transfer the browned beef and onions to a large slow cooker or a stockpot. Add the beans, corn, tomatoes, green chiles, taco seasoning, ranch dressing mix, and chicken broth, and cook in a slow cooker on low for 6 to 8 hours or simmer over low heat for about 1 hour in a pot on the stove. To serve, place a few corn chips in each bowl and ladle soup over them. Top with sour cream and cheese.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Pizza Sauce

1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp oregano
generous pinch of crushed red pepper
splash of olive oil
splash of red wine vinegar