Skillet S’mores


Some have been asking about this simple recipe, so I thought I would throw it up here.

You need:

Enough walnuts (or your favorite nut) to cover the bottom of the skillet.

Enough butter to cover the nuts when heated

Chocolate chips


Graham crackers



On your stovetop, heat butter in a cast iron skillet. Place nuts in the skillet and toss in the butter. Let heat. Once you start to smell the nuts cooking, add chocolate chips and marshmallows. Move to oven under the broiler for 40 seconds or until marshmallows are golden brown.


Chocolate Cream Pie


My wife made the most amazing pie this weekend and I wanted to share it with you. This pie costs almost nothing to make. In fact, I’d be surprised if you don’t already have all the ingredients on hand. It is a winner and it is as easy as, well, pie… Enjoy!


1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked

3 egg yolks, beaten

1 1/2 cups white sugar

3 tablespoons cornstarch

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups milk

1 tablespoon butter

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed



  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together egg yolks and sugar. Mix in cornstarch, cocoa powder, and salt. Add milk and stir gently.
  2. Pour mixture into a large saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in butter or margarine and vanilla extract. Cool slightly, then pour mixture into pastry shell. Chill before serving. Garnish with whipped topping.