Leprechaun Munch for St. Patrick’s Day!

Who's ready for St. Patrick's Day? I love St. Patrick's Day! And, I love everything about St. Patrick's Day . . . especially the food!!! And this year, I made a new snack, Leprechaun Munch, for my kids and grandkids. The original recipe is from a Monster Munch I did for Halloween.  I just substituted a few ingredients and had a new treat! My son, Jason, likes Munch! When I made the Monster Munch, I gave some to my youngest son, Jason. He LOVED it!!! So, when St. Patrick's Day was coming, I wanted to make the munch again and give some, not only to Jason, but to all my children and grandchildren. My three grown children all were born in March, so I try to have them all come for a dinner together. This year, I made them "goodie boxes" … [Read more...]

Homemade Cracker Jacks, a yummy treat!

Cracker Jacks for a snack! When I was a child and would visit Grandmama and Grandaddy Hall, they would often have boxes of Cracker Jacks for us. Sometimes Grandmama would have them for our after school "treats" that she always had for her seven grandchildren. I can remember how delicious the Cracker Jacks were, and how excited I was to find the "prize" in the box! LOL! Who remembers this??? So, I decided I would try to make some homemade Cracker Jacks. I had bought popcorn for the popcorn balls. And, I also had extra peanuts from making the Monster Munch. I had everything I needed to make homemade Cracker Jacks EXCEPT the prize!!! LOL! So, the next obvious step was to find a recipe for this delicious old-fashioned treat. Making … [Read more...]