Today is a special day in the McKinney Kitchen. Our kid turns 9! It’s his last single digit birthday. Since his birthday is so close to Christmas and New Years, it really is hit or miss if he gets to celebrate at school. This year is the first year he actually gets to be at…… Continue reading Chocolate Bark Pops
It’s New Years Eve!! I can’t believe 2016 is almost over! I can’t say I’m sad to see the year go, I’m looking forward to 2017. As we look forward to the beginning of a new year, I hope to be able to keep creating and sharing what I make with everyone. I know my…… Continue reading Poached Pears
When I’m looking for a new dessert recipe to try, my go to is Sally’s Baking Addiction. I like how she goes into detail about why she choose the ingredients she did, most of the time. I only dislike that when I want to make sure I have all the ingredients to make the dish…… Continue reading Chocolate PB Cookies
I admit, I jump on the Taco Tuesday bandwagon every now and again, when I remember about Taco Tuesday AND I have taco ingredients handy. Tacos in the McKinney Kitchen usually consist of a ground meat (beef or turkey) with toppings and a side of black beans and frozen corn. This week I had wanted…… Continue reading Green Rice for Taco Tuesday
We celebrate Christmas here at McKinney Kitchen, so I would like to wish all of you who are also celebrating, Merry Christmas! Those of you who celebrate other winter holidays, I want to wish you Happy Holidays! We love pumpkin pie here in the McKinney Kitchen. Its one of the few things all of us…… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie!
So… I’ve never made potato pancakes, but for some reason I decided to try to make them from left over mashed potatoes. I know it can be done, I’ve seen people make them on the TV. I took some mashed potatoes from dinner last night and mixed them with an egg, about a tablespoon of…… Continue reading Potato Pancake Experiment
I’ve been wanting to make cake pops for a while. I’ve made them before, but it has been years. Every time I think to make them, I remember how involved they are to make… Baking the cake, mixing the icing in, rolling the balls, inserting the stick and then dipping. I remember it being a…… Continue reading Christmas Cake Pops