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Perfectly Puffy Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies


You must know that my favorite cookies are the Perfectly Puffy Chocolate Chip Cookies here on the blog.  They are Ben’s favorite, too.  But, you must also know that I have played around with different variations of it and this is one of my favorite variations.  It’s just a simple substitution of butterscotch pudding for […]

Cheers to Five Years! A KitchenAid Food Processor Giveaway! – CLOSED


Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway and has been on this blogging journey with me!  The winners (chosen randomly by of the 5 products are listed below.  Congratulations!  You should receive an email from me shortly with further instructions.  Winner of the King Arthur Pastry Mat: Tonia, who said, “Congrads on the […]

How To Cook Rice on the Stovetop


Steps and tips for how to cook white and brown rice on the stove with perfect results. For many years, I would try to cook rice on the stove top with unsuccessful results.  Most times I would end up with crunchy rice, and on rare occasions it would be extremely mushy.  I tried many different […]

Chocolate Chip Bumpy Cakes


Since the day I shared the original Breakfast Bumpy Cake recipe with you, I have tried a couple of successful flavor variations.  One was suggested by a reader, but this one that I’m giving you today was just an obvious one that popped into my mind one morning.  In my household, we always love a […]

Create Your Own Recipe Box at Pennies on a Platter!


A few months ago, you probably noticed a new “Save Recipe” option attached to each post.  I’m finally ready to officially announce this new feature on the blog.  Pennies on a Platter has teamed up with ZipList so you can create your own personalized online recipe box, and then add the ingredients to your shopping […]