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Blueberry Tarts

Recipe: Blueberry TartsSummary: The all-butter crust is hard to beat!IngredientsCrust: ½ cup cold butter 1¼ cup flour ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon - ¼ c cold water Filling: 4 cups fresh blueberries 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoon cornstarch ½ teaspoon nutmeg Instructions Mix flour and salt together. Cut butter into mixture and hand mix until crumbly. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time. Place in fridge and chill. Combine sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg. Add blueberries and gently stir to coat berries. Load pie shells and dot with butter. Cover with crust. Dust with cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 350° for 35-40 min. Blueberry Tarts Microformatting by hRecipe.

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Sour Cream Pound Cake

Recipe: Sour Cream Pound Cake Summary: My sister, Nancy, gave me this recipe and it's quickly become a Decker Boy fave! I was helping a friend with her wedding reception dessert table and decided to bake a layer cake using this recipe. I usually bake it in a bundt pan and wanted to make sure it would work as a layer cake. I took it out of the oven about 10 minutes too early and the result was a delicious, moist, not-at-all-suitable-for-frosting cake. I didn’t want it to go to waste, so I cut it up and took it to work. The former military men and engineers at the office totally appreciated the “rough draft” cake. By the end of...

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Hamburger Casserole

Recipe: Hamburger Casserole Summary: Okay, don’t turn your nose up. I grew up on this odd combo of ingredients and I LOVED IT! At least one of my kids begs his wife to cook it for him, and she reluctantly complies. You’re a good wife, Corey. Ingredients 1 ½ pounds ground beef 1 cup chopped onion 1 ½ cups frozen corn 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup 3 – 4 cups cooked egg noodles 8 ounces sour cream 1 cup bread crumbs 1 small can of green chilies ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Instructions Brown ground beef and onion. Drain fat. Combine ground beef, corn, soups, sour cream, chilies, spices and noodles. Pour...

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Chocolate Lava Cakes

Recipe: Chocolate Lava CakesSummary: I had a craving.  Not really a news flash.  However, I needed a chocolate lava cake and I didn't have a recipe.  I searched the internet, checked the contents of my pantry and this is what I came up with.  Jeff thought they needed nuts.  What do you think?Ingredients 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips ¼ cup butter ½ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup sugar 2 tablespoons flour ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs Instructions Melt chocolate chips and butter.  Add vanilla. Sift together sugar, flour and salt.  Combine dry ingredients with chocolate mixture. Add eggs, one at a time.  Beat batter for 5 minutes.  Cover and chill 30-45 minutes. Butter 4 – 4 ounce ramekins and coat with...

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Barbara's Pound Cake

Recipe: Barbara's Pound Cake Summary: My step-mom, Barbara Morris, made this pound cake one Thanksgiving and my family went crazy for it. It starts with a butter cake mix, so I feel like I'm cheating. I don't really have a problem with that... Ingredients 1 18.25 ounce yellow butter cake mix 1 cup sour cream 4 eggs ½ cup sugar ¾ cup vegetable oil 3 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions Grease and flour 12 cup bundt pan. Combine all ingredients, adding sour cream last. Pour into bundt pan. Place in cold oven. Set oven temperature to 300°. Bake 60 – 70 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Turn onto cake plate. Microformatting by hRecipe.

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