Peanut Butter & Jelly Shots

Love peanut butter and jelly?  If you also have patience to try making these on your own, here is the recipe!  This is a no-bake recipe, but you do have to wait for the first two layers to set (30 minutes each). You’ll Need: Cooking spray Bread pan Ingredients:      Peanut Butter Mix: 1…

Deviled Eggs

Easy deviled egg recipe – no vinegar needed! Ingredients: 9 hard boiled eggs (add water to a pot and put on stove; turn on high heat and as soon as they start boiling, turn off burner and move pot, with a lid over it for 15-20 minutes, then put in ice water).  I used 9…

Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Love chocolate?  These are some pretty good cookies to bake – especially if you don’t want to use flour!  Next time, I’ll be drizzling some caramel over the top. Ingredients: 3 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup plus 3 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp salt 4 egg whites (no need to beat like with traditional…

Wheat Pita Pizza

Make these ahead of time for a quick pizza fix (and to save time), or make just one and skip the freezing part. Ingredients: Wheat Pita Bread Pasta sauce (you pick!) Cheese Any toppings you’d like (pepperoni, banana pepper rings, onions, etc.) Instructions: Take a cookie sheet and line with wax or parchment paper.  Place…

Dorito Taco Bake

Very easy to make!  Before going into the oven: Ingredients: 1 lb. hamburger 1/2 small onion (diced) 1 pkg. taco seasoning, or make your own and use 3 TBSP 8 oz. sour cream 1 pkg. crescent rolls 1-8 oz. can of tomato sauce 1-14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes 1 cup shredded cheese 1/2 bag of…

Day 23: Vanilla Stout, White Chocolate Blonde, Sam Lord’s Rum

On December 23, 2019, we opened a vanilla stout, an IPA and a rum shot.  The IPA has been replaced with another amazing local craft beer. Out of the stout advent box is the vanilla stout, which is brewed by Big Muddy Brewing out of Murphysboro, IL.   This is actually one of my favorites, as…

Day 21: Oatmeal Cookie, Black Bear, Moonshine

On December 21st, 2019, the beer of the night and shot were some good ones.  A ‘reserve’ oatmeal cookie stout, a Russian imperial stout and moonshine. Out of the stout advent box is Dragon’s Milk Reserve Oatmeal Cookie, which is a bourbon barrel-aged stout with cinnamon, raisins, brown sugar, oats and vanilla extract.  When I…

Day 20: Brownie Points, STL Zoo Bier, Gin

On December 20, 2019, the work continues on getting the garage fixed up with adding a room that will be my office/personal space and as items needed to be moved, items were found that needed to be burned.  Milo and Piper absolutely love the heat… more so Piper, who likes to get as close as…

Day 19: Dark Matter Porter, Fantastic Voyage, Tequila

On December 19, 2019, it snowed almost all day, so the cats enjoyed trying to catch snowflakes when they decided to go outside.  Tonight, we get to both have a beer that the other has had already, which is fine because they are both good. Out of the stout advent box is Dark Matter Porter,…

Day 18: Christmas Bomb, Saison de Lis, Apple Pie Moonshine

On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019, it was another cold day outside!  We opened a Belgium style ale, an imperial stout brewed with cinnamon, and an apple pie moonshine. Out of the stout advent box is the Christmas Bomb and is 13% ABV.  This is an imperial stout brewed with cinnamon.  You can definitely smell the…