Browsing Category EASY, FAST RECIPES

BUTTERY Rice Krispie Treats

Everyone knows how to make Rice Krispie Treats! But I found out that if you use a WHOLE STICK of butter (8 tablespoons) instead of just 3 tablespoons of butter like the original recipe on the box, the Rice Krispie Treats come out softer and very buttery! I think they taste SO MUCH BETTER! Before I had the recipe committed to memory, I asked my neighbor,…

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Creamy Shrimp Alfredo, EASY and FAST!

This Shrimp Alfredo is light and creamy and so delicious! No heavy, thick sauce here! It takes UNDER 10 minutes to make! I have tried other recipes and this one has been my favorite for over a decade! I don’t know if you’ve tried the jar Alfredo sauces. I have tried a few brands and thought they were awful! Homemade is so much better! This…

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Bailey’s Irish Cream Brownies

Irish? YES? Lucky!! NOT IRISH? Well, get your Irish on and make these AMAZING brownies, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!  If you’ve never tried them, Irish or not, you are missing a great treat!  And they are so easy to make with a brownie mix!  Use your favorite brownie mix. Double the recipe to make a larger batch, because I think you may need to!  See…

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EASY, FAST Apple Raisin Sticky Ring

GOT MAPLE SYRUP? I bet you have a few apples and raisins!  You need 4 tubes of refrigerated biscuit dough and OKAY!!   You are on your way to making this easy, beautiful, and delicious sticky bun ring! This comes together in just a few minutes really!  And it is fun to put together! You can only the use the rolls of dough, but I…

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Boiled Dinner, with Hot Dogs!

Do you like New England Boiled Dinner….the traditional New England Boiled Dinner with the famous corned beef and cabbage prepared in the United States on St. Patrick’s Day?  For other times during the year, here is a variation I know. It is to replace hot dogs for the corned beef!  My Mom did this once in a while! It was a recipe that went around…

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Chocolate Rum Balls~Easy, No-Bake!

Chocolate rum balls, no-bake! (Adults only since they are not baked!) They are easy to make and soo good!!  Hard to eat just one!   You really can taste the rum, but it doesn’t overpower the cookie.   These are great for the holidays, but they are also really nice to make anytime! Everyone REALLY loves these! See more pictures of the EASIEST steps ever…

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Potato Chip Cookies, Paula Deen’s

Potato Chip Cookies, specifically PAULA DEEN’S, are so-oo good, so buttery! I’ve tried a few recipes for this and hers is my favorite. They are SUPER-FAST to make! Mix the dough in UNDER 5 MINUTES! So few ingredients! You probably have them in your kitchen already. These are a BIG hit! I can’t get over how much people really, really love them! Hard to go…

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Bill’s Smooth Chicken Salad

I know everyone has their own way to make chicken salad! For Bill’s Smooth Chicken Salad, I GRATE the chicken in a food processor while it is still WARM so the chicken ends up minced and soft. No chunks of chicken allowed in this one!  Smooth is the texture of this chicken salad! This is the way he likes chicken salad and the processor was the…

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Flatizza Pizza

“This is my low calorie version of Subway’s Flatizza. Not all Subways have it these days, but some still do it here. It’s just a quick pizza using any flatbread and your favorite toppings. There are so many ways to make a fast pizza! People use pitas, English muffins, mini pizza doughs, you name it, but my favorite way is to use a flatbread, any…

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Bill’s Penne alla Vodka

This recipe is tailor-made for my husband Bill, done the way he likes Vodka sauce – lots of bacon, lots of Vodka, and very creamy. He is a Vodka sauce expert and he has a favorite restaurant where he always orders it.  But he says my recipe is just like it!  I take that as a huge compliment!  The sauce takes less time to make…

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Chocolate Pumpkin Nut Snack Cake

A small, 9-inch Chocolate Pumpkin Nut Snack Cake to try that I think is great change from regular brownies. It is so moist and fudgy, and it’s made with a brownie mix! NO eggs, no oil, no butter! The pumpkin puree does the job of all that! You will love that it takes less than 5 minutes to make! Use your favorite brownie mix. I…

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Hungarian Goulash in the Crockpot

Paprika is the star in Hungarian Goulash! It is a delicious dish, traditionally served over spaetzle or flat noodles. There are many variations of Hungarian Goulash! You can vary this recipe by adding a little more or little less meat. I used stew meat since the crockpot makes meat so tender! This recipe has a yummy taste of sour cream stirred in at the last half…

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Scalloped Scallops

Simple, easy, and tender Scalloped Scallops: a popular dish from New England. “Sea Scallops or Bay Scallops, it doesn’t matter which you use in this dish! My Aunt Gloria made this in a very similar way, so this famous New England recipe goes back decades! It is actually poached in the beginning of the baking time and then later the crumbs become crisp! You can…

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Chili, Like Wendy’s – For Real!

Everyone has a favorite CHILI recipe, I am sure! Wendy’s Chili is our favorite, and I finally found a way to make it as good as theirs, even after trying so many of the copycat Wendy’s out there. Not one hit it right…except this one! Sometimes I change the type beans, depending on what I have, or I use 2 different kinds of beans, but…

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