• Mini Carrot Cake Cookie Cups

    April 10, 2014DishinandDishes

    These little cookie cups are just one little bite, perfect for Easter and are kid and adult friendly alike. For the adult and the child, one can limit oneself to one delicious little bite or eat two or three to make a normal cookie size. Kids will love the little cupcake-looking cookie bites, and they…

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  • Summer Mixed Melon Nachos With Mascarpone Cream

    July 16, 2013DishinandDishes

    Does anything say “summer” like juicy ripe melon? On a hot day, i honestly crave a huge bowl of icy cold watermelon, cantaloupe or honeydew. It is so refreshing and wonderful. I could just eat it for a meal. Everyone has their own way of eating melon. My family always salted their watermelon, which just…

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  • Cream Cheese-N-Spice Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

    November 30, 2011DishinandDishes

    There is a local sub shop that has an amazing  glass pastry case at the counter here in Oklahoma City.  My favorite cookie there is their Pumpkin Cream Cheese Iced cookie.  I order my low-fat sub on multi-grain bread as I stare longingly through the glass case at them.  Usually, before I leave, I end…

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  • Gingersnaps with Creamy Pumpkin Dip

    December 13, 2009DishinandDishes

    I don’t think anything says Christmas like gingerbread. Whether it be gingerbread men, gingerbread cake or in this case, gingersnaps, I just get a urge for at this time of year.  These little babies with their telltale snap hinted with the flavor of ginger and molasses just fits the bill for Christmas cheer.  Pair them…

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  • Crème Fraîche – The Finished Product!

    November 23, 2009DishinandDishes

    I almost forgot to finish putting up a picture of the finished product. I started this Crème Fraîche and left it out for 24 hours.  Now it’s thick, rich and creamy. And wonderful.  I am going to sweeten it up with a bit of sugar and put it on something truly yummy this week… Do…

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  • Molten Chocolate Lava Cupcakes -the Perfect Dessert

    September 14, 2009DishinandDishes

    I chose to make this dessert for our Girls Night Out on Saturday.  Nothing says “Girls” better than chocolate sauce, strawberries, ice cream and a gooey-warm chocolate cake. These ingredients harmonize together like the best of friends, and complimented a gathering of women sure to become the best of friends as well. These cakes are…

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  • Doozie Cookies

    August 21, 2009DishinandDishes

    HELP! I’m home alone! Remember the movie Home Alone and the trouble lil Macaulay Culkin got in? This is what happens when you’re home alone with your teenage son who loves those cookies at the mall. You know the place. The one that serves two chocolate chip cookies with a mile of icing in the…

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  • Berry Pie Tarts, a Treat from Mr. Wonderful

    July 18, 2009DishinandDishes

    By Katie One of the many reasons I love my husband…. Look at what the man “whipped up” using the leftover scraps of crust we had after making our Savory Tomato, Roasted Garlic and Mozzerella Tarts. I was preparing the patio table for us to eat on (translation in Oklahoman – I was out wiping…

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