Cranberry Orange Baked Donuts

A friend gave me a donut pan for Christmas, and I’ve been dying to have a reason to use it. These cranberry orange cake-like donuts were the first of many donut experiments to come. This recipe came from¬†McCormick’s Holiday Feast & Holiday Sweets pamphlet that I picked up at the grocery store over a year ago. The recipe is meant to be for a loaf, but isn’t just more fun to make donuts? Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Baked Donuts” »

Homemade Cheez-its

You can find the recipe here on the Home Cooking in Montana blog.
While these were a delicious, homemade alternative to Goldfish, they are ridiculously time consuming if you do not have a full-size food processor. I loved snacking on these the night we made them and then at work for a couple days after, but I will not be rushing back to them anytime soon. I recommend trying these for a fun thing to make sometime because I’m actually very glad I did. I just think that I’ll be sticking to store bought in the future.

Chicken Taquitos

These are by no means your ordinary taquitos. We make these at least once a month and enjoy the leftovers for breakfast and lunch for days. Every time we are preparing the filling for the taquitos we laugh about how unappetizing it looks. What can you expect from mixing ingredients like mexican rice, guacamole, chicken, and salsa in one big bowl? Nevertheless, when it comes to tasting time, these are always delicious.

I really don’t have a solid recipe for these. It’s more of an established process where we end up throwing in what we have on hand. I don’t even have precise measurements for the ingredients…the more you add to the filling bowl, the more taquitos you will have. So consider the ingredient list below as a guide, but don’t hesitate to experiment. Continue reading “Chicken Taquitos” »