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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
10 votes
88394 views
Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Mrs. Harvey’s White Fruitcake

Let me say right up front - fruitcake gets a bad rap. My theory is that many object to the darker types, with lots of spice and molasses. Or the…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
24301 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
3 votes
35613 views
Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Add a little fun to your Turkey Day this year by having your kids make these yummy, rich and chewy Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs. Just 3…

Culinary Envy
Oct 2016
Advanced
1 vote
2248 views
texas date loaf candy

texas date loaf candy

This is a delicious old-fashioned Texas recipe similar to fudge but is shaped into a log and sliced. I was surprised to learn from a Mexican…

Marlin Rinehart
Mar 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
12480 views
Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

I have made this recipe for years. There is none better - or so I've been told by some serious and knowing Creole cooks. And while some may say…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
10279 views
Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

Christmas Jewels (Fruit Cake Cookies)

A munchy spice cookie with loads of nuts. Mixed candied fruit adds the “jewel tones,” moisture and softness.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
7096 views
Pumpkin Tassies

Pumpkin Tassies

Perfect for holiday gatherings, these little tarts will disappear fast and are the perfect size when folks want just a little sweet treat. Because…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2013
Professional
1 vote
9445 views
Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies - HIGH ALTITUDE STYLE

Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies - HIGH ALTITUDE STYLE

Think you can't improve on the Original Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe? You can if you live at a high…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2018
Professional
2 votes
7903 views
Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Peanut Butter Potato Candy

This is a delicious candy you don't have to cook or bake. People are often surprised to know the white is made of potatoes and not cream cheese.

Stan Jenkins
Dec 2013
Beginner
3 votes
29348 views
Carrot Cake the Ultimate

Carrot Cake the Ultimate

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
21 votes
38159 views
Caramel Pecan Pie

Caramel Pecan Pie

This is the only pecan pie recipe you will ever need. Trust me on this. My pecan-pie-hating friend Jerry sampled it one time, and became a…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2011
Professional
10 votes
12665 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
17 votes
32011 views
Thrifty Pound Cake

Thrifty Pound Cake

My Mom says this is the best Pound Cake she has ever had. This recipe comes from my Italian neighbor Mrs.Salfi. She was a genius when it came to…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
10276 views
Creole Rice Pudding

Creole Rice Pudding

NEVER throw day-old rice away! Next time you have that extra-large Chinese take out and you have some of that white rice left over, you have the…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
7 votes
12238 views