Hi Friends!! Today I’m joining Shay & Erika on their monthly link up – Let’s Look: How we host holiday parties! It’s December and I’ve always wanted to have a cookie decorating party for my family! A friend of mine’s Mom does this every year, so I tried to get some hints and […]
Friday Favorites- December 2021
Happy Fri-yay!! The countdown to Christmas is ON!! Are you ready? Due to my hubby being retired this year, we are pretty much done with the decor and buying and wrapping!! Every month I share some of my favorites- could be food, or events, or people or products! As usual, I’m linking up […]
What’s Up, Wednesday!?! December 2020
What we’re eating this week… Tacos/ sour cream, lettuce, cheese, taco sauce, avocado Apple Gouda Brats/ cold pasta salad, acorn squash Baked Sandwiches/ mandarin oranges & bananas Crispy Cheddar Chicken/ Salad Scalloped Potatoes and Ham/ Steamed Veggies Out What I’m reminiscing about… This week we celebrated 30 years of marriage! I’ve been thinking about […]
3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
I love cookies and I love quick and easy recipes!! This recipe is a WIN-WIN in my book!!! Print 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies Author: Jill on the hill Recipe type: Dessert Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 12 mins Total time: 17 mins Serves: 12 cookies Only 3 ingredients make up this delicious recipe!! Ingredients 1 […]
Ask Ms. Jilly- How to get perfectly softened butter, quickly!
A reader asks: I want to make cookies, but my butter isn’t soft. How can I soften it quickly? This has happened to me countless times! I want to eat the dough make cookies, but my butter is still as hard as a rock. I’ve tried a number of ways, but none have given me […]
Week in Review- March 20th, 2015
Just when you think life is going to slow down, surprisingly it ramps back up, chock-full of activities! We’ve had a busy week to say the least, and I’ll spare you the bad stuff and just highlight the blessings- because smiling is GOOD! First up- Son #3 spent the weekend with Son #2 at college. […]
Week in Review- May 2nd, 2014
I’m gonna be honest. It was a cooking week for me. If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you know how I LOVE to cook! Although it’s technically Spring, it still feels like Winter in our area, so I decided to make it a week of comfort food for dinner! Here is […]
Jill’s Baking Tips: Cookies!
One of my faithful readers, Christen, requested a blog post on my best baking tips. While I’m certainly not a professional, I do have a few tips, and I’m happy to share! Let’s get started! Here are my best tips for baking cookies! COOKIES Take off your rings or any bracelets when baking! If you’re […]
White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Do you like cookies?? I certainly do, and I LOVE white chocolate! This recipe just JUMPED out me because it has an unusual ingredient- instant vanilla pudding! While cruising the internet one day, I ran into Janelle’s BLOG and found this recipe. I love Janelle’s heart and that she likes to cook for others- I […]
Tried and True Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars!!
Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cup (11.5 oz. package) chocolate chips 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) Preheat oven […]