Ice Cream Cone Cake

A cake completely made from store bought ice cream with layers of butter crisps and a touch of salt on the caramel.

Ice Cream Cone Cake:  A cake completely made from store bought ice cream with layers of butter crisps and a touch of salt on the caramel.  An impressive no bake dessert. What can I say?  This cake has everything I could want, caramel pecan ice cream, chocolate ice cream, salted caramel and fudge all presented beautifully in a nice little package.  I’m sure your guests will be wowed by this delicious and fun dessert.  It’s ice cream by the slice freshly made by you!  No need to get one from your ice cream parlor that’s been in the freezer for … Continue reading

Best of the Weekend #104

Best of the Weekend Features

It’s that time again!  My favorite time of the week when I get to party with some of the most creative people!  Thanks so much for stopping by BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  I always have so much fun looking at all your wonderful creations! WELCOME BACK TO BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  ♥ MEET YOUR HOSTESSES: Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Lisa from Cooking with Curls | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Ginnie from Hello Little Home | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | … Continue reading

DIY Gumball Machine Party Favors

DIY Gumball Machine Party Favors - Lady Behind The Curtain

Adding these DIY Gumball Machine Party Favors to your party will bump up your gumball theme party to another level.  You can make these for just about any party.  Just paint them the colors of your party.  For Superman or any super hero add a cape to the back. These DIY Gumball Machine Party Favors fit perfectly into a candy theme party, like Candyland!  It would be totally cool to add a action figure or animal in place of the knob on top of the machine to go with your theme.  I can see a dinosaur for sure.  Don’t forget … Continue reading

Old Fashioned Coconut Sheet Cake

The cake we all grew up eating. A dense moist cake full of coconut flavor.

Old Fashioned Coconut Sheet Cake:  The cake we all grew up eating.  A dense moist cake full of coconut flavor. Is there anything better than having a slice of your childhood?  Memories come flooding in.  My mom made this cake all the time and still does.  I can remember a specific time….it was my birthday….I think I was 10 or 11.  My birthday is in March and that year it was close to Easter so my mom colored the coconut green to look like grass and hide jelly beans in it to represent eggs.  By the way that was in … Continue reading

Chicken Filled Poblano Peppers

Mild peppers filled with creamy chicken and cheese. Perfect for a fiesta or Cinco de Mayo celebration!

Chicken Filled Poblano Peppers:  Mild peppers filled with creamy chicken and cheese.  Perfect for a fiesta or Cinco de Mayo celebration! Poblano peppers are a mild pepper almost the same flavor as a green bell pepper.  They are also called pasilla peppers.  Dried poblano peppers are known as ancho chilies.  They are wonderful to make Mexican sauces with.  All you do is pop them in the microwave to soften them, take out the ribs and seeds; blend them with your other ingredients.  They add a wonderful rich flavor to your sauce. These filled peppers are the perfect make ahead meal.  … Continue reading

Mom’s Peach Cobbler

Simply the best family gathering dessert. Full of peaches with tender pie dough dumplings and a crunchy cinnamon toast topping.

Mom’s Peach Cobbler:  Simply the best family gathering dessert.  Full of peaches with tender pie dough dumplings and a crunchy cinnamon toast topping. THIS RECIPE HAS BEEN HANDED DOWN FROM MY MOM. I have sweet memories of this yummy cobbler and of course the gooey dough (which was my favorite) .  Since canned peaches are the star of this cobbler you can make it year round.  How can you go wrong with a gooey dough center and a crunchy topping that will remind you of cinnamon toast. ♥♥CLICK««HERE »»TO PRINT OUT YOUR OWN PRETTY RECIPE CARD.  PRINT OUT SEVERAL TO TAKE … Continue reading