Recipes

By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 23rd, 2010
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For the cookie exchange I hosted this year with my stepmom, I brought Rolo Cookies.  They were a hit!  Many of my friends and family members have also asked for the recipe, so I thought I would include it on The Mommy-Files.  They are super easy to make, taste really good, and ship well! INGREDIENTS […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 25th, 2010
201 Comments
8084 Views
Thanks to MyBlogSpark, I had the opportunity to try out Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts, in celebration of the Apple Harvest Season.  I love the Refrigerated Pie Crusts and will definitely use them again in the future.  The crust was full of flavor and baked up to a beautiful golden brown color.  I actually thought that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Nov 6th, 2010
196 Comments
8051 Views
With the holidays just around the corner, there are parties to go to, get togethers to host, and recipes to prepare and serve.  The Gooseberry Patch Keepsake Cookbook is a great resource when it comes to preparing holiday recipes for family and friends.  The cookbook would even make a fantastic gift for a friend or loved one!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Sep 9th, 2010
604 Comments
10975 Views
I LOVE ice cream!  I was thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in the Eagle Brand Ice Cream Challenge on The Mommy-Files in July, which was National Ice Cream month.  What was involved in the Ice Cream Challenge?  The Challenge provided the opportunity to discover how Eagle Brand makes ice cream simple – cutting […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Aug 16th, 2010
3 Comments
1839 Views
In our home, eating at the table as a family has become an important part of the daily routine.  Eating together gives us a chance to catch up on each other’s day as well as build bonds and connect over good food and conversation.  This past year, Barilla launched “Share the Table,” a program aimed at […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Jul 8th, 2010
8 Comments
1923 Views
One of the things I love about living on the Central Coast is that I can get fresh Strawberries all summer long!!! They are so good here! So, as I begin posting more recipes on my site, I’m looking for recipes from you …my readers and friends! Please email me your recipe, a picture, and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 8th, 2010
7 Comments
1471 Views
If you love ice cream sundaes and cookies, you’ll love this recipe by Trista Sutter!  You can find the ingredients at Wal-Mart or your local grocery store, along with yummy recipes.  Here is the recipe for this yummy dessert – perfect for holidays or a summer treat!!! Ingredients: 1 Scoop Breyers® All Natural Vanilla Caramel […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 8th, 2010
122 Comments
4382 Views
I love to cook and was excited to prepare a dinner for my family.  I made Jasmine Rice, Red Curry Shrimp and Kitchen, and Original Pad Thai – all using Thai Kitchen products.  My parents loved it and so did the boys.  It was requested that I make it again in the near future!  That’s always […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Apr 21st, 2010
555 Comments
16315 Views
I love Johnsonville Sausage! We are a huge fan of the breakfast sausage links, bratwurst, and Italian sausage products.  We cook up Johnsonville sausage all year long.  I’m also excited that Johnsonville is helping to sponsor The Mommy-Files to go to BlogHer in New York City this year! This year, when you go tailgating at […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Mar 24th, 2010
18 Comments
4138 Views
As many of you know, I have the opportunity to serve as a Rice Krispies Ambassador through The Motherhood. I received a box containing a bag of marshmallows and a box of Rice Krispies. I was challenged to create a recipe that followed this theme: “Easter’s more fun with yummy Rice Krispy Treats Recipes.” I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Mar 18th, 2010
7 Comments
1827 Views
I am so excited to be a Rice Krispies Ambassador through The Motherhood for the months of March and April for a Spring/Easter-themed promotion!  Using a box of Rice Krispies® cereal and my imagination, I’ll be competing against nine other bloggers for the best Rice Krispies Treats® recipe.  The winning recipe will be featured on www.RiceKrispies.com!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Mar 16th, 2010
7 Comments
1571 Views
We love Corned Beef and Cabbage. My kids call it the pink meat it and eat it up every time we have it (even on days other than St. Patrick’s Day). The recipe is easy and very tasty! 1 Corned Beef Brisket with Seasonings Water 1 tsp black peppercorns (large round black pepper) 3 bay […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Feb 27th, 2010
8 Comments
1992 Views
I recently had the opportunity to review a Cooking Journal in Avocado, as part of the “Write It Down” Series from Journals Unlimited, Inc.  I love it!!  I have been using it since I first received it.  Have you ever made a recipe, loved the way it tasted, and then forgotten the ingredients or portions […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Feb 26th, 2010
3 Comments
1086 Views
So, I want to apologize for not posting recipes every day this month.  I made a few recipes that I wouldn’t wish upon anybody to try (we ate out or ate leftovers on those days), but I’m going to post the Mexican recipes as I use them for the rest of the month.  I’m even […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Feb 26th, 2010
11 Comments
1438 Views
This was the first time I’ve made Spanish Rice and it was REALLY easy and tasty! The boys LOVED it and had a few helpings of it with each meal. Plus, it made a lot for our family. INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 or 3 garlic cloves (depending on how much […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Feb 23rd, 2010
7 Comments
1632 Views
I had the opportunity to watch an interesting video about canned food – how it goes from field to home. This video was brought to us by Mealtime.org and the Canned Food Channel’s Alliance. Many of us use canned vegetables, canned fruits, canned meats, canned juices, and more! I found it interesting that a farmer […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Feb 19th, 2010
261 Comments
5381 Views
When I attended the Smucker’s Event in November, I had the opportunity to hang out with Nicole Weston, blogger and author of The Baking Bites Cookbook.  I also briefly met her at the General Mills Eat and Greet in August of 2009.  She is so sweet and fun to hang out with.   Plus, she takes […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Feb 19th, 2010
337 Comments
19599 Views
I love Jimmy Dean when it comes to breakfast!  Did you know that February is National Hot Breakfast Month?  I love hot breakfast, which should include pancakes (or waffles), eggs, and sausage!  I love Jimmy Dean Sausage because you can get it in the form of links, patties, or rolls!  You can find the rolls […]...
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