Yogurt Waffles


Anytime anyone starts talking about waffles I hear Donkey from Shrek in my head:

“We can stay up late, swapping manly stories, and in the morning, I’m making waffles!”

If I want to feel old I think about the fact that the first Shrek came out the same year my sister-in-law was born.  But I’d rather not think about that.

Because I’m making waffles!!

I don’t make homemade from scratch waffles very often.  I am not sure why.  They aren’t any harder than homemade pancakes and are delicious.  Plus the waffle maker is just fun!

This is a good basic everyday waffle recipe; chewy and flavorful.

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Chocolate Chip Leprechaun Cookies


You can’t say I didn’t warn you.  I told you that I would find a St. Patrick’s Day Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and that is just what I did! Is that a problem?

And yes, I did buy a big bag of M&Ms and pick out all of the green ones.  What else was a girl to do? My local grocery store doesn’t have one of those select your color M&M dispensers and I was not going either to drive all over town or to wait for them to be shipped to me.

Plus is having a bowl of extra M&Ms around the house really a bad thing?  I don’t think so!

These are a form of the pudding chocolate chip cookies I keep seeing all over the internet.  And the pistachio flavor is mild but really nice with the dark chocolate.  I am now thinking of other combinations which might be delicious (double chocolate, caramel and chocolate, Gingerbread, french vanilla… mmmm I  might be hitting up my pudding aisle a lot). Feel free to use regular semisweet chips if you prefer!

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Chicken Tikka Masala


So you liked last week’s naan but were wondering what you could make to go with it.  You are busy.  I understand, so am I.  And that is why I love slow cooker meals.  But come on, you can only make a pot roast or a pulled pork so many times before you begin to scour the internet for something else to make in your slow cooker.

Or maybe that is just me.

It was one of those internet wanderings which led me to this recipe.  Chicken Tikka Masala in a crockpot! Delicious and it tastes like you have been slaving away in the kitchen all day when really you were at work.. hmmm… possibly slaving away behind the computer and a telephone.

Again, maybe that is just me…

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