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Easy Layered Boston Cream Pie

Easy Layered Boston Cream Pie #recipe

Ever since I tasted Boston baked beans as a child, I’ve been afraid of “Boston” food. Whomever decided those nasty nuggets deserved to be called candy ought to be strung up by their socks and force fed the unholy red atrocities for a month straight. Oh, I mean it. So when Kraft suggested I bake […]

Banana Pudding Squares

Banana Pudding Squares

Dessert is my favorite thing to bring to backyard get-togethers, picnics and parties. Everyone loves it, and there are so many easy dessert recipes that look impressive but are easy to whip up, including these Banana Pudding Squares. There’s no oven or stove top work involved, so invite your little chefs into the kitchen to […]

Deviled Eggs with Ham + $100 AMEX GC Giveaway

Deviled_eggs_with_ham recipe

Kraft Foods is providing the prizes for this program at no cost to me and has provided me with a gift of equal value for review. This program is not administered or sponsored by Kraft Foods or its affiliates, but solely by A Nut in a Nutshell. Welcome Spring! Actually it’s been gradually moving in […]

Italian Meatball Lasagna


Friday night I suggested to my very Italian boyfriend that we (meaning he) make lasagna the following day. I was already planning on making five different recipes over the weekend, so I figured he could do the lasagna thing, seeing as how he’s all made of Italian and stuff. And so he filled this lasagna […]

The Family Dollar Recipe Challenge is Live! – #FamilyDollarMore4Less


Your chance to win a year of FREE groceries from Family Dollar starts today!! I hinted it was coming, so I’m excited that the Family Dollar More For Less Recipe Challenge is live! Ten talented bloggers each created an original recipe on a $15 budget with ingredients from Family Dollar, and one lucky blogger will […]

Dublin Coddle – Irish Country Cooking

Dublin Coddle_recipe

I was looking for some traditional Irish recipes for St. Patrick’s Day when I stumbled across this recipe for Dublin Coddle in a book a publisher sent me called Irish Country Cooking. It’s a distinctly traditional Irish recipe, and I needed to solve the mystery of “what the flying fig is a coddle?” So I […]

Cheesy Chicken Potato Casserole

Cheesy_Chicken_Potato Casserole

I have had the best time working with Campbell Soup Company over the last six months. Not only have I thoroughly enjoyed the cheeky humor of the Wisest Kid in the Whole World, but I’ve discovered even more ways to use Campbell’s Condensed soups. They make for the most feel-good, satisfying meals. I’ve made Slow Cooker […]

Lemon Jumbles Recipe + Eggland’s Best Prize Pack Giveaway

Lemon Jumble Cookies recipe

When you look at eggs, what do you see? Breakfast or dinner? Savory or sweet? A baked treat or a hearty meal? What an incredibly versatile ingredient they are! February is American Heart Month, and Eggland’s Best is donating $25 to the American Heart Association for each original recipe created with their eggs (up to […]