Archives for October 2015

Copycat Recipe: McDonald’s Caramel Frappe

A few years back now, McDonald's introduced something that would soon become one of my favorite drinks EVER - the caramel frappe! I don't know what it is about this drink. Maybe it's the coffee. Maybe it's the caramel (incidentally, I think the caramel frappe is SO much better Continue Reading

Hearty Pork Stew with Egg Noodles

Chicken's not the only thing I cook in the Crock Pot and have a lot of leftovers afterwards. This also happens with pork. Last night, I was trying to figure out what to do with a large butter container full of leftover pork, and I wanted it to be as healthy as possible, meaning I Continue Reading

Applesauce Brown Betty

Today is National Apple Brown Betty Day! Nobody really knows how the brown Betty got its name. It's said that it was named for the African-American slave who invented it hundreds of years ago. A recipe for the now-famous concoction was first published in Yale Literary Magazine in Continue Reading

Vive le Veev!

Today is National Vodka Day! Admittedly, it's not one I enjoy much. I used to drink screwdrivers back in the '90s with Absolut and Smirnoff, but they never did very good things to my body. I could drink any other type of alcohol - and sometimes a LOT of it - and I was always a Continue Reading

Mini Caramel Custard Recipe

It's National Caramel Custard Day. Yum! I love caramel, and my husband likes custard, so I thought it would be the perfect day to celebrate. I'd also read in one of my grandmother's old microwave cookbooks that custard does especially well in the microwave. And my husband just Continue Reading