Friday, August 24, 2012

Crayon Art

 Emmett made this one.
Simeon made this one.

Sundae Pie

 Homemade "Hot Fudge" Sauce 
Do this on the stovetop though.
Combine and cook 1 cup cocoa powder, 1.5 cups sugar, and 1 cup of heavy cream.
Add 1 stick of butter and 2 teaspoons vanilla.  Continue cooking until sauce thickens. 

Walnut Crust
Fudge Sauce
Vanilla and Coffee Ice Creams
Whip Cream
(Walnut Crust is 1.5 cups chopped walnuts, 3 Tablespoons butter, and 2 Tablespoons sugar...baked at 325 degrees for 10-12 minutes.)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

This is MY Fault, How?

Apparently "you did not give me any paper!" was Simeon's reasoning for coloring the wall. 
I'm wondering just WHEN he asked me for some...
Hopefully, cleaning up the mess will help him remember to ask for paper more directly next time.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Easy "Oreo Ripple" Cake

Step 1:  Combine 2-3 cups crushed oreos with one bag mini chocolate chips.  Toss with 4 tablespoons of melted butter.  Then, coat with 1/4 cup flour.

Step 2:  Prepare yellow cake mix following box instructions. 

Step 3:  Layer 1/2 cake batter, then 2/3 oreo mix, then remaining batter, then remaining oreo mix in greased 9x13. 

Step 4:  Bake.

Step 5:  Drizzle with glaze made from 1 cup powdered sugar and milk while still hot from the oven.

Step 6:  Allow to cool before eating.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Buffalo-Ranch Popcorn! YUM!

Toss your popcorn with a mix made from equal parts buffalo wing sauce and butter. 
Then sprinkle with some ranch dressing powder. 
I got this version of the recipe from although the Popcorn Factory sells it and there is "no effort required".

Cloud Dough

8 cups flour mixed with 1 cup baby oil.
 Tired Baby!

 Happy Baby!