How To Bake a Better Beer Bread

How do you bake a better beer bread? You make this recipe, of course! Oh, my babies…it is as tasty as this picture looks. The bottom line: it has crispy crunchy bits on top and is soft and moist on the inside. Add a delicious meal, a lovely conversation and BAMMO! this is as good […]

How Many Do You Really Need?

Fruits and vegetables contain vital nutrients and fiber for protection against many illnesses and disease. Eating the daily recommended amounts helps to ensure optimal health. But, it can be confusing, right? Nine servings! 12 servings! ONE MILLION SERVINGS! Well, maybe not one million… Even as a runner, and one who is focused on health, I […]

You Might Be Shocked to Know How Easy This Is

The first time I made my own mayonnaise, I swore I’d never buy store bought again. Why? Because it’s that delicious. Lawsy. So, delicious. Did I mention it’s amazing? Cause it is. And easy. So stinkin’ easy to make. The first time I made my own mayonnaise, I swore I’d never buy store bought again. […]

How To: Easy Pork Chops and Sauerkraut

Do you love pork chops and sauerkraut, but are intimidated by the cooking the pork part? You’ve heard how hard it is to get pork just right, and that it’s easy to overcook and be left with a tough chop, that no one can cut through, right? Good thing you found OMT! Hang on – […]

How To: Tender Pork Tenderloin Done Right

I love making pork tenderloin because it’s so stinkin’ easy. Plus, all that tender, juicy, yumminess. Most of the time, I rub a bit of oil on it and either Garry smokes it on the pit or I slide it in the oven, but this time I wanted a little something different. Looky: Oh, momma…what […]

Love Fried Chicken But Hate the Mess?

I love love love fried chicken, but hesitate to make it because of the greasy mess. Am I right? My solution – and now yours – is simple: Oven-Fried Chicken! Oh, momma! Super Easy Oven-Fried Chicken Ingredients: 15-20 chicken legs 1/4 cup melted butter (BUTTAH!) 2-3 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp garlic powder 1 […]

The Last Oatmeal Cookie Recipe You’ll Need

These drool-worthy oatmeal cookies are made exclusively with coconut palm sugar, which is touted as having a lower glycemic index than white sugar. Looky: Oh, momma! I figured if it has a better glycemic index, lower than white sugar (there’s controversy whether that is true or not), that’s a plus. It does have some nutrients […]

How To Have More Fun Than a Caramel Apple.

Caramel apples are fun in theory, right? The Bad: There’s the weird angled biting, or more accurately – trying desperately to grab a bite. There’s the super glue melding together of teeth that can seriously pull out a crown. There’s the disappointment of the less-than-stellar apple. The Good: Caramel and apples are deliciously addictive, so […]

How to Make Snacking Even Better

Three years ago, I wrote this first post extolling the taste explosion that is Christmas Crack. No, you won’t find this particular recipe anywhere other than here. Nor will you find such a delightful backstory to be told while you share this concoction with those you love. I came thisclose to not posting this recipe […]

Need A Delicious Gift? Buttery Shortbread Never Disappoints

It’s that time of year again. Time to give a gift to someone who has everything – or is hard to please – or you need to impress – or apologize to (yep, it happens). You will not go wrong with a homemade batch of buttery shortbread. Trust. This picture does not do it justice. […]