Homemade Twinkies

This recipe began with a Christmas gift. Dave gave me both a “twinkie” pan and a frosting injector – what a fun present! I put it to use to take a sweet treat over to our friends’ house for a day of watching football. It was the same day we made those yummy soft pretzels […]

Cooked up on January 16, 2014

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Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Balls

Peanut Butter Oreo Cookie Balls | PDXfoodlove

And now for something completely different! When I got an email from Yummly and Oreo asking if I was interested in playing with their classic Oreo cookie ball recipe, I had a few ideas. Maybe I could make them look like ornaments? This was “Plan A” until I realized that instead I could turn the […]

Cooked up on December 10, 2013

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Smores Donuts

S'mores Donuts

Boy, what a day! It was definitely a Monday. But I can see the weekend from here, and it is going to be a great one. I went for a run today in the 85 degree heat in the hills of southwest Portland. I took a few wrong turns and went farther than I had […]

Cooked up on July 1, 2013

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Well, We Made Chicken and Waffles. And it was Delicious.

Suppose that you have some leftover cornbread waffle batter from the weekend, and you also have some chicken. What are you going to do next? That’s what.

Cooked up on September 6, 2011

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