small batch cinnamon rolls

#FoodHacks: Speedy Small Batch Cinnamon Rolls

A while back I posted a recipe for Emergency Chocolate Cupcakes. This recipe can be made in a cereal bowl and yields only two cupcakes; because sometimes you really really need a chocolate cupcake; but don’t need an entire pan of them laying around. I don’t know about you but if there are 12 chocolate cupcakes at my house I will eat all 12 by the time a week has passed. Not so pretty for the waistline. A long time friend of mine ended up being a taste tester for the chocolate cupcakes recipe…

She was a big fan not only of the cupcakes but also of the only-ending-up-with-two-cupcakes-thing. At least I know I’m not the only one who needs a two person recipe. Anyhow, a while back this friend mentioned that like the cupcakes, I should come up with a recipe for two at a time cinnamon rolls. I of course thought this was a completely brilliant idea and promised to definitely do so. My husband, who’s favorite dessert on the planet is cinnamon rolls, decided this might have been the most brilliant post suggestion ever.  … 

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The Commonsense Kitchen

I’m sure I’ve mentioned The Commonsense Kitchen: 500 Recipes + Lessons for a Hand-Crafted Life by Tom Hudgens at least a few times now. I checked this cookbook out from the library a while back, and it has now earned itself a permeant place in my personal collection. I’ve cooked many of the recipes “as is”… 

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double chocolate pb cookies

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Cookies! Coooookies! Cookies, cookies, me want cookies! OMM-nom-nom-nom…   Yes. I’m sorry. I have a two year old and a five year old. I occasionally channel that furry blue, cookie loving, friend of kids everywhere, Cookie Monster. Especially after a stressful day. I know you guys still love me despite this little quirk. Right? Oh, come… 

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Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

The other day I had a ton of leftover beans from another dish sitting in the fridge. I hate wasting, but knew I’d totally needed to repurpose the beans to get anyone in my house to eat anymore of them. So, I decide that bean and cheese enchiladas would be just the ticket! (Mexican food… 

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Heirloom Tomato, Bacon, And Cheddar Quiche

A lot of people at the tiny little church my family and I attend happen to live on a farm/ranch/have enough land to plant a respectable sized garden. Apparently we’re in/ getting to the end of harvest season. As a city-type-girl, or at least suburbs-type-girl; I take everyone else’s word for this fact. I know… 

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Intriguing Bread Recipes

Michelle Life Update: *So the Broncos kicked some serious butt last night. My husband and brother were actually at the game, in most excellent seats, to see touchdown #509. In fact my husband got the big moment on video via iPhone. However, I’m not going to share it with you because I’m pretty sure the NFL… 

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