Cola Cake

I ran out of pumpkin pie, so I made a cola cake. You didn’t want me to go without dessert, did you? 2 cups flour1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup brown sugar1 cup white sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup cooking oil1/2 cup butter1 cup cola1/2 cup buttermilk2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla2 tablespoons cocoa powderFrosting:1/2 cup butter4 tablespoons cream2…

Manassas Leftover Hot Brown

What would happen if you mixed Thanksgiving leftovers with one of my favorite sandwiches, the Kentucky Hot Brown? Magic! Now,I had tried this a couple of years ago, but I couldn’t get the waffle to hold together. I found a fix for that! (If you need details message me.) So now we take the dressing…

Sangria Cranberry Sauce

Let’s elevate the humble cranberry sauce from a can of mediocrity to a full fledged co-star on the table. Like any recipe with wine, don’t use something you wouldn’t drink. The fruitiness of the wine enhances the tart cranberries. The oranges with the cinnamon evoke the holiday. So let’s celebrate the holiday with a new…

Cheese Cracker Dressing

This one took me a couple of tries to produce a good product. It was one note; cheese crackers. With the addition of fruit and tomatoes (I know they are fruit too) it became a worthwhile side. So this out of the box stuffing. (Pun intended) I hope you like it. 1 12 ounce box…

Crab Stuffed Shrimp

A good friend was at the beach recently and was posting pictures of beautiful food. I saw the stuffed shrimp and was envious, so I decided to make my own. I made my trip to Crosby’s Crabs and got my seafood and then went about working on the recipe. Now, followers of this blog know…