Chocolate Pudding Cake… in the CROCKPOT!

3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 (3.4 oz) box cook-and serve chocolate pudding 1/4 plus 1/3 cup sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup milk 2 Tbsp canola oil 1 Tbsp vanilla 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips 3 Tbsp chocolate sauce 1 1/2 cups boiling water CoatContinue reading “Chocolate Pudding Cake… in the CROCKPOT!”

Baked Shrimp Scampi

This is a Barefoot Contessa recipe I made last week. Delicious! Of course, my version was slightly less pretty. And I took out some of the complications. Here’s the recipe, with my modifications in (Notes): Baked Shrimp Scampi 2 pounds shrimp in the shell 3 tablespoons good olive oil 2 tablespoons dry white wine Kosher saltContinue reading “Baked Shrimp Scampi”

Mommy is trying to nap

The twins promised to play quietly in my room so I could take a nap. “Play quietly” was apparently defined by Little Girl as, “Bring every toy we own into Mommy’s room, especially the noisy ones”.  (Good to see you, Fire Truck. Ah, Tambourine! Join the party!) And Little Boy busily built paper-cup towers on myContinue reading “Mommy is trying to nap”