Desserts · Espresso Yourself! · Favorite Recipes ♥

Black Magic Cake

I am the love of Craig’s life for this recipe! Great for getting me out of most trouble I get in… seriously, if you want to impress someone all you need to do is make this. I add almond extract to the frosting instead of the vanilla. Also, this cake actually tastes better the next… Continue reading Black Magic Cake

Desserts · Favorite Recipes ♥

My Mama’s Cheesecake

1 sleeve (1 ½ cups) graham crackers crushed fine ½ cup sugar ½ cup melted butter Blend ingredients well. Spread in 9X9 greased pan, reserving some to sprinkle on top- pat until firm. ½ cup sugar 2- 8oz. cream cheese packages, softened ½ cup butter, melted 2 eggs ½ teaspoon vanilla Mix then beat until… Continue reading My Mama’s Cheesecake

Favorite Recipes ♥ · Sides & Salads

Mama Carp’s 1000 Island Dressing

1 ½ cups lite mayo 1/3 cup ketchup 2 hard-boiled eggs 2 cloves garlic 2 Tablespoons chopped onion 1 Tablespoon chopped pickle 4-5 dashes franks hot sauce 2 Tablespoons white vinegar 1 Tablespoon sugar A good ¼ teaspoon season salt ½ teaspoon black pepper Pulse all ingredients in food processor – refrigerate in covered container.… Continue reading Mama Carp’s 1000 Island Dressing