Monthly Archives: October 2009

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings — 2 Stars

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings. It seemed easy and tasty enough. The reviews said, “better than my grandmother’s homemade recipe.” 2,676 reviews and an average allrecipes.com rating of 4.5 of 5 stars. I was disappointed in the finished product. To … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cupcakes — 3 Stars

It was once again my turn to make dessert for the weekly Christian Business Students meeting. I had planned to take a chocolate loaf cake, split into three layers, and frosted with a fudgy chocolate frosting, but in a conversation … Continue reading

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Chili — 5 Stars

A couple years ago, I visited Top Secret Recipes once a week.  The site has "clones" of restaurant recipes for a fee, and once a week, they post a new recipe.  It’d used to be this recipe was free for … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Cookies — 4.5 Stars, Honorary 5 Stars

I don’t really like apple pie, but I do really like cookies. Apple pie (well, all pie) has that crust I don’t enjoy. When I saw the Apple Pie Cookies Recipe, though, I was up for the challenge. The dough … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese — 5 Stars

Last week I found my fridge and cupboards to be somewhat lacking.  Okay, terribly lacking.  All I had was uncooked rice, uncooked macaroni noodles, cereal, milk, shredded cheddar cheese, margarine, a bag of frozen mixed vegetables, and some frozen chicken … Continue reading

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