Thursday, November 17, 2011

I made Soft and Chewy Ginger Snaps

What is a perfect fall cookie?
Ginger Snaps.
I especially like when they aren't super crispy.
So these are perfect.

1 C Sugar          1/4 C molasses
1 Beaten Egg           3/4 C Oil
1 1/2 C flour         2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp Salt            1/2 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp cloves        1 tsp cinnamon

Step 1:
Mix Sugar, Molasses, Egg, and Oil together.
Then mix in the rest of the ingredients.

Step 2:
Roll dough into balls then roll into sugar

Step 3:
Bake for about 7 minutes at 350 degrees.
The longer you cook them the crispier they'll be.

Done! So yummy! :)

Friday, November 11, 2011

I made a ruffled T-Shirt Scarf

Yes, I have made yet again,
another t-shirt scarf. :)

1 Xl or bigger t-shirt.

step 1:
Lay Out the shirt.
trace out circles, the more you make, the thicker your scarf will be!

step 2:
Take your circles and cut them into spirals

step 3:
Stretch out the spirals, but not too much.
Don't tear the fabric.
You're just creating a nice ruffle.

step 4:
Take the ends of each strip and glue them on top of each other.
let dry.

step 5:
Take some fabric from the sleeves.
wrap it around and knot it to secure those ends together.

Done! isn't it fun?

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

I Made my T-shirt Awesome


what you need:
A t-shirt.
String... fabric. whatever floats your boat.
(I had this hoodie string;
that came out in the wash;
I was way too lazy to put that baby back in;
I don't even use it anywho.)
Also Scissors.

step 1:
Decide where you want this tie to go!
I just did mine around the collar.
I also think it would be cute down the back,
or down the sides.. it's up to you.

step 2:
Cut holes in it! 
Think ahead of where you want these to end up.
For my collar, I only went through one layer,
therefore it is still smooth around my neck.

step 3:
Tie your Bow! or knot.. or whatever.
This blog(it's a link) 
show's how to tie a bow that looks pretty spiffy.

What a Stylin' t-shirt you now own!!!!
I also had fun taking weird pictures of myself. :P
don't judge.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

I made German Pancakes

These are so good. 
My mom always makes them when the weather turns cold.
She used to triple the recipe to feed my 3 brothers.

1/4 C butter/margarine                1 1/2 C milk  
3/4 C flour                 1/3 C sugar
3 eggs         1/4 tsp salt

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Put butter in glass 9'' pie plate.
Bake 5 minutes or until butter is melted and bubbling.

Step 2:
Adjust oven to 450 degrees.
Put mil, flour, sugar, eggs and salt in a mixing bowl.
Mix until smooth.

Step 3:
Remove pie plate from oven.
Pour mixture in immediately all at once.
Return to oven. Bake for 20 minutes at 450.

Step 4:
Lower heat to 350 degrees.
Bake 8-10 minutes (until edges are puffed and brown)

Top with your favorite toppings!
powdered sugar, syrup, peanut butter, strawberries... etc.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

I made Baked Southwestern Eggrolls.

These turned out so dang good.
Plus, the are vegetarian.
Also, they are not deep fried, but baked!
I don't think they are too unhealthy.. right?

                              2 C Corn                              1(15 oz. can) Black Beans rinsed and drained  
1(10 oz) package chopped spinach. (I just chopped up about 2 C of lettuce)
         2 C Shredded Cheese                          1(4oz.) can diced green chiles.
4 green onions, chopped                     1tsp ground Cumin
 1/2 tsp Chili Powder                                        1tsp Salt
             1/2 tsp Pepper                                    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 package egg roll wrappers

Step 1:
In a large bowl, combine everything.. except the egg roll wrappers.
Mix well so it is evenly blended.

Step 2:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Wrap up your eggrolls!

Place filling diagonally on wrap.
Fold bottom corner over filling; roll snugly half-way to cover filling.

Fold in both sides snugly against filling; moisten edges of last flap.

Roll wrap up and seal top corner.
Place onto a greased cookie sheet.

Step 3:
Bake for 7 min. flip them over.
Bake about 7 more minutes.
Bake until they are golden brown.

I ate them with some sour cream and salsa.
This is how happy I was eating these.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

These are so dang good.
I found the recipe off of Pinterest.
Makes 12 cupcakes

Ingredients for Cupcakes:
             1 1/2 C Flour                     1/2 C Sugar
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder                             1/2 tsp Salt    
1/2 C Butter, room temp.        1/2 C Sour Cream
         2 eggs                   1 tsp vanilla      

Step 1:
Heat oven to 350 degrees
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Add butter, sour cream, eggs, and vanilla.

Step 2:
Make Cinnamon Swirl

Ingredients for Cinnamon Swirl:
1/4 C Butter, Melted              1/3 C Brown Sugar
1 tsp Cinnamon

Mix all ingredients together.

Step 3:
Put a dob of batter into each cupcake liner.
Put on a dob of cinnamon mixture.
Swirl into cupcake with toothpick.
Put a dob of batter on top again.
Repeat cinnamon swirl.

Step 4:
Bake for 18-22 minutes.

Step 5:
Make Hot Chocolate Icing

Hot Chocolate Icing:
2 Tbs Butter         1 C Powdered Sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla            1-2  Tbs Hot Chocolate

Mix butter, vanilla, and powdered sugar together.
Slowly add Hot Chocolate until it is a creamy consistancy. Like yogurt.

Step 6:
Make Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients for Cream Cheese Frosting
 4 oz. Cream Cheese        1/8 C Butter
2 C Powdered Sugar            1 tsp Vanilla

Step 7:
Once cupcakes have completely cooled.
Spread on icing, let harden.
Put on cream cheese frosting.

soooooo goooooood!