Sunday, September 26, 2010

Quick Link

Lindsey, Kristine, and I have a friend from high school, Sydney, who started her own food blog.  I just thought I'd throw a link on here for anyone looking for more yummy ideas!

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

I love no bake cookies but don't love coconut so I found this recipe with out it. So easy and turned out delicious!


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 cups oatmeal
  • Waxed paper


In a heavy saucepan bring to a boil, the sugar, cocoa, butter and milk. Let boil for 90 seconds then add peanut butter, vanilla and oatmeal. On a sheet of waxed paper, drop mixture by the teaspoonfuls, until cooled and hardened.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Chicken and Leeks

Ridiculously easy and tasty.

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time 20 Minutes
  • Difficulty Easy


  • 2-½ cups Chicken Broth, Divided
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1-½ cup Couscous
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 pound Chicken Tenders
  • 2 stalks Leeks

Preparation Instructions

Heat 1 1/2 cups broth and butter to boiling in a sauce pan. Add couscous and remove from heat. Stir well then cover and allow to set for 15-20 minutes. Heat extra virgin olive oil in skillet. Salt and pepper chicken tenders then brown in skillet for 5 minutes each side. In the meantime, cut the tender parts (white and light green) of the leeks lengthwise, then into slices. Rinse well. Add to the chicken and allow to wilt for 5 minutes. Add last 1 cup of chicken broth and let the liquid cook down at least 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork and serve with chicken and leaks.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Kit-Kat Bars

They don't taste like kit-kats, but they're still delicious beyond belief!

  • Cook Time 40 Minutes
  • Difficulty Easy


  • 2 sticks Butter
  • ½ cups Milk
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ cups White Sugar
  • 2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1 box (16 Oz. Box) Club Crackers
  • 1 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup Butterscotch Chips
  • ⅔ cups Peanut Butter

Preparation Instructions

Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add milk, brown sugar, and white sugar. Bring that to a boil and add graham cracker crumbs. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5-6 minutes.
Put a layer of Club crackers on the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan. Pour half of the graham cracker mixture over that. Add another layer of crackers, then the other half of the graham cracker mix, followed by a third layer of crackers.
Melt chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and peanut butter. Use to frost the bars by spreading it evenly over the top layer. Chill. Cut. Enjoy!