Donna Gidley's Blog Posts

Donna Gidley's Blog Posts

Holiday Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
Ingredients1 (9 inch) pie shell1 cup white sugar1 cup light corn syrup1/2 cup butter4 eggs, beaten1/4 cup bourbon1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 te...

Halloween Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes
2 cups all-purpose flour1 (3.4 ounce) package instant butterscotch pudding mix2 teaspoons baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1/2 teasp...

Warm Apple Crisp
10 cups all-purpose apples, peeled, cored and sliced1 cup white sugar1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 cup water 1 cup ...

Backyard Bourbon Beef Marinade
Ingredients Original recipe makes 6 servingsChange Servings1 cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce3/4 cup water3 tablespoons bourbon2 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon&nbs...

Beer Lime Grilled Chicken
1 lime, juiced1 (12 fluid ounce) can light colored beer1 teaspoon honey2 cloves garlic, minced4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves2 tablespoons ...

Flower Pot Dirt Cake A Kids Favorite
Ingredients Original recipe makes 1 medium size flower potChange Servings1/2 cup butter, softened1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened1/2 cup confecti...

Summer Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken
Ingredients  Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings ...

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes
12 slices bacon ...

Superbowl Honey Hot Wings
Ingredients  (12 servings) 4 pounds chicken wings, tips discarded ...

Halloween Iced Pumpkin Cookies
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground clo...

Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake The Perfect Summer Treat
1 cup butter, softened2 cups white sugar2 eggs1 cup sour cream1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 5/8 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 t...

Caramel Apple Cupcakes On A Stick
Change Servings1 (18.25 ounce) package spice cake mix1 1/3 cups water1/3 cup vegetable oil3 eggs1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped35 caramels1/4...

Pineapple Grilled Pork Chops
  1 (8 ounce) can pineapple rings, juice drained and reserved 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 4 pork chop...

Salt and vinegar Chicken
2 cups cider vinegar 1 cup vegetable oil 1 egg, lightly beaten 3 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 8 boneless chicken thighs, ...

Reeses Chocolate Peanutbutter Heavenly cheesecake
1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbsshopping list 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup sugarshopping list 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S cocoashopping list 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted shopping list 3...

Strawberry Oatmeal breakfast Smoothie
This is a fast vegan smoothie with a deep pink color and a rich, creamy texture. VERY filling, and perfect for people in a rush in the morning. You don't have to give up a good bre...

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti for the Holidays
Ingredients Edit and Save   Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti 1/4 cup light olive oil 3/4 cup white sugar 2 teaspo...

Eggnog and Sprite Winter Punch
Ingredients Edit and Save Watch video tips and tricks Lemon-Strawberry Punch How to Make Eggnog Fresh Fruit Milkshake Making Chocolate Shakes How to Make...

Barnegat Fall Festival this weekend
Come spend a day in downtown Historic Barnegat and enjoy the craft vendors, apple cider, music and good cheer as we celebrate this years Fall Festival in style.  Be sure to st...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread
Ingredients 3 cups white sugar 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 1 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup water 4 eggs 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 table...

Pumpkin Cheescake with Sour Cream Topping
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup white sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 (15 ounce) can solid ...

Orange Pecan French Toast
1 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 1/3 cup chopped pecans 12 (3/4 inch thick) slices French bread 1 teaspoon grated orange z...

Yummy Chunky Monkey Pancakes
Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup skim milk 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 eggs 1 tabl...

Vintage vs Non Vintage Champagne
Vintage vs. Non-Vintage Champagne All Champagnes are made from grapes grown in France's northeastern region, the Champagne province. Most Champagnes are non-vintage: that is, the...

Blueberry stuffed French Toast
Ingredients 16 slices firm white bread 1 (8 ounce) package Neufchatel cheese, softened 1 cup blueberries 3 cups milk 3 eggs 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extra...

Summer Watermelon Martini recipe
Ingredients salt as needed white sugar as needed 1 cup watermelon juice 1/4 cup vodka 1/4 cup watermelon schnapps 2 tablespoons simple syrup 1 lime, juiced Dire...

Summer Strawberry Buttermilk Shortcake
Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 cup white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3/4 cup chilled unsalted but...

Cool Summer Cucumber Salsa
2 medium cucumbers - peeled, seeded, and chopped 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 small onion, chopped 1 c...

Watermellon Fire and Ice Salsa recipe
Ingredients 3 cups chopped watermelon 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped green onions 1 tablespo...

Memorial Day Entertainment at the Shore
Don't worry, lovers of the nightlife. Even in Point Beach, the doors are still open until 2 a.m. - plenty of time to revel in the celebration of the unofficial start of s...

Charity Bike ride from Ship Bottom to Oregon
After fourteen years, former New Jersey State Police Officer Craig Potter will get back on his bicycle for a repeat charity ride for "Ocean of Love," an organization that helps chi...

Easy Tie Dye Fruity Easter Cupcakes
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix 1/4 cup dry JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin (1/2 of 3-oz. pkg.) 1/4 cup dry JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin (1/2 of 3-oz. pkg.) 1/4 cup dry JEL...

Italian Easter Bread recipe
Ingredients 5 eggs 1/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 3 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter 2 eggs, room temperature ...

Pistachio Bundt cake for St Patricks Day
        Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix 2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant pistachio pudding mix 1 cup water 3/4 cup v...

Cornbeef and cabbage for St Patty Day
"This traditional Irish dish is the centerpiece for many a St. Patrick's Day table. Corned beef takes a long, lovely simmer with potatoes, carrots and cabbage for a hearty and sati...

St Patricks Day Favorite Irish Soda Bread recipe
Prep time  15 minutes   Servings   US Metric Calculate   Ingredients 1/2 cup white sugar 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon b...

A Superbowl Cupcake in honor of the Giants
White Chocolate & Raspberry Chambord Cupcakes Recipe: makes 6 standard cupcakes and 12 minis   The Cupcake:  1 1/4 cups flour1/2 cup white chocolate powder1/2 teasp...

Where to vote next Tuesday
Elections New Jersey residents go to the polls to elect candidates to local and state positions a week from today. If you haven't voted since the last general election, you...

Barnegat High School ranks high in test scores
According to data compiled by Inside Jersey, Barnegat High School ranks second in a test score composite out of the 30 schools in its district factor group in the state   E...

Bill introduced to loosen fisheries regulations
U.S. Rep Frank Pallone [D-6] on Thursday reintroduced a bill that would loosen a number of fisheries regulations that anglers have long decried as too harsh. Pallone's Flexibility...

BHS carwash to honor former board member
The Barnegat High School cheerleaders are holding a car wash this Saturday, Sept. 3, to raise money in honor of Sally Germano, the former Board of Education member and high school ...

In Between Heat Waves
Heat waves on the Shore are always a particularly strange phenomenon The only thing that signals a significant heat wave other than the obviousness of the air is the plummetin...

Sweet Jennys Restaurant Returns
Barnegat restaurant returns, opening Friday in the downtown building that was home to the Hurricane House Joe Dringus, right, stands with Marty Sprinzen outside the new Sw...

New plant to replace Oyster Creek
Gov. Chris Christie released the state’s draft 2011 Energy Master Plan (EMP), which supports placing a new energy plant in Lacey Township after the closing of Oyster Creek Nuclea...

Card Board Boat registration
Where: 152 Wells Mills Rd, Waretown, NJ 08758 Date: Daily Time: 8:30am–11:30am Next on: Tomorrow, June 7, 2011 The days events will be held on June 12th. Fishing Derby open ...

Memorial Day Fishing Update
Anglers scoring big on striped bass; fluke and blues also coming over boats' rails Anglers starting their fishing seasons on Memorial Day weekend jumped into a striped bass f...

Time to get your LBI Beach Badge
LBI Beach Badges- What You Need to Know When visiting Long Beach Island, you'll need to purchase an LBI beach badge. Children under 12 are free, and seniors are offered discounted...

Keeping Your Home just got Easier
Are you having difficulty making your mortgage payment because you have lost your job or because your employment income has been reduced? Are you looking for work but need short-te...


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