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Red Lobster Copy Cat Cheddar Bay Biscuits

This Red Lobster copy cat cheddar bay biscuit recipe gives you the restaurant taste at home in just minutes. thegardeningcook.com

No Need to Go to The Red Lobster – Enjoy These Red Lobster Copy cat Cheddar Bay Biscuits at Home! Anyone who has eaten at the Red Lobster knows that their famous cheddar bay biscuits are to die for.  But there is no need to go to Red Lobster to enjoy them. Just make my at…

Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Bread

Bacon jalapeno cheese bread

Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s time for some bacon jalapeno cheese bread, folks! This bacon jalapeño cheese bread makes the perfect choice to serve with hearty stews, as a breakfast bread or with a hot bowl of soup. My husband loves…

DIY Baked Cornucopia Centerpiece

DIY Baked Cornucopia

Make your Own Baked Cornucopia Centerpiece for Thanksgiving! With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to get creative for your holiday table.  This DIY Baked Cornucopia Centerpiece is a different take on the traditional cornucopia that is so often seen this time of the year. There are many Greek or Roman Mythological origins for the cornucopia, often…

Pepperoni and cheese calzone with vegetables

Pepperoni Cheese Calzone

Pepperoni and Cheese Calzone – Printable Recipe My daughter and I often go to Lily’s Pizza in Raleigh.  One of their specialties is their calzones.  Sort of like healthy little pizza pockets! I do my best to duplicate the taste at tome and my family loves these! You can add whatever fillings you like. For…

Cheesy Herb Biscuits with Tarragon – Great Side Dish

Cheesy herb biscuits with tarragon make a great side for a soup, stew or casserole

Cheesy Herb Biscuits are Delicious and Easy to make. Whenever I go to Ruby Tuesday or The Red Lobster restaurant, I always look forward to their cheesy herb biscuits.  I decided to try and make an approximation of them that would not break my calorie bank. These biscuits are very tasty and make a great…

Banana Muffins with Brown Sugar Strudel Topping

These banana muffins with brown sugar streudel topping are scrumptious! Get the printable recipe at thegardeningcook.com/

I can never get enough banana muffin recipes.  I love bananas but there always seem some that manage to get over ripe and I never want to waste them, so I use them in all types of baked goods. This scrumptious banana muffin has a delicious brown sugar strudel topping that melts in your mouth. …

Bakery Style Jumbo Chocolate Chip Muffins

These jumbo bakery style chocolate chip muffins are great for a special occasion brunch

Bakery style muffins are certainly not designed for those on a diet. Those babies are enormous.  This recipe for chocolate chip jumbo muffins gives you the indulgence of those big muffins without the price tag that goes along with them. The muffins are easy to make.  The only part that is a bit tricky is…

Sour Cream Banana Bread with Walnuts

Sour Cream Walnut Banana bread

Sour Cream Banana Bread – Printable Recipe I love recipes that make use of overripe produce that might otherwise be destined for the garbage bin.  This sour cream Banana bread is a great recipe for the frugal cooks out there. This banana bread starts as a thick, tangy batter full of mashed bananas, and comes…

Today’s Featured Recipe: Gluten Free Treat – Pão de Queijo

Brazilian Gluten Free Treat - Pão de Queijo - Cheese Rolls

It’s featured recipe time.  This one comes from my favorite International recipe site called Molly Mel.   Regina is a fabulous cook and many of her recipes are Brazilian in nature.  Most are easy to do and look just delicious. Regina submitted this gluten free treat called Pão de Queijo.  She says it is hard to…

Let There be Bread – My Favorite Recipes

12 of the Most delicious bread recipes out there.

“Man does not live by bread alone” so the saying goes. But with these recipes, one might have to reconsider this. I have to admit it – I love bread.  I would find it difficult to eat a grain free diet.   To me, there is nothing quite like the smell of home made bread cooking.…

Tomato Onion & Pepper Focaccia Bread

Tomato, Onion and Pepper Focaccia Bread

If you have never made focaccia, you are in for a treat. This Italian flat bread has a consistency somewhat like a pizza crust but the flavor of the dough is just incredible, with the blend of rosemary, oregano and basil. I’m not a huge fan of pizza because it normally has a tomato based…

Lemon Poppy seed Muffin Recipe

Lemon Poppyseed Muffin

Printable Recipe – Lemon Poppy seed Muffin One of my daughter’s favorite muffins is a lemon poppy seed variety.  She loves the tanginess of the lemon with the slight crunch of the seeds and is always happy when I make them for breakfast or brunch. This recipe is moist and delicious and has a tang…

Whole Wheat Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Whole Wheat Blueberry and Zucchini Recipe:

Fresh blueberries combined with zucchini shreds make this whole wheat bread a healthy and nutritious choice for breakfast, tea time or a snack. Angela from The Untrained Housewife has Submitted this recipe for the readers of my blog.  I hope that you enjoy making (and eating it!) Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 3/4 C brown sugar…

Garlic Bread with Basil and Parsley

Basil and Parsley Garlic Bread

Basil and Parsley Garlic Bread Garlic bread is a must have accompaniment to many main course dishes. It goes well with anything from Italian dishes to simple salads.  This recipes combines butter with basil and parsley for a great taste sensation. This garlic bread recipe is super easy to do and tastes a LOT better…

Buttermilk Corn Bread is a Delicious Side Dish

buttermilk corn bread

Buttermilk Corn Bread is Easy and Quick to Make. This recipe for buttermilk corn bread is one that I have made many times and it never fails to please my guests.  It is moist and just delicious with a slight tang from the buttermilk that makes it a great accompaniment to any meal. To make this corm bread…