Caramel-Filled Triple Chocolate Brownies With Toasted Pecans

Caramel-Filled Double Chocoalte Brwonies with Toasted Pecans

O. M. GOOD GRACIOUS!  LET ME AT ‘EM! Y’all know I love me some unexpected brownies, right?  Today’s brownies are…I mean…these brownies…oh my. I’m gonna give you the pic first, then we’ll work backwards from there.  Ready? Let me ‘splain…. It was Girl’s birthday and we were here and they were there and, well, it […]

Jalepeno and Fresno Chili Poppers Tutorial

Jalapeno and Fresno Chili Popper Tutorial

Yes, yes, yes!  Jalapeno poppers are everywhere during grill season.  This site is no different: POPPERS FOR EVERYONE! My twist?  Adding Fresno Chili peppers, cause you know, ain’t nobody ever done thought of that before.  ~snort~ First of all, you might wanna pop over HERE and order one of the handy dandy jalapeno corers that […]

Revolutionary Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Revolutionary Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Dang, that’s a lot of hyperbole in the title, ain’t it?  OR IS IT?!  Hint: It’s. Not. When I tell you that this recipe is revolutionary, you can understand it to mean that it has revolutionized the way I think of cooking corn; I will never, never ever never, boil my corn on the cob […]

Easiest Grilled Potatoes and Onions You’ll Ever Make

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn

Summertime is livin’, ain’t it?  Wait.  I’ve already said that in my grilled corn on the cob post! Repeating myself or not, it’s still true.  We’ve covered how to grill corn; today we cover grill potatoes and onions. Start with a disposable roasting pan.  Since these potatoes are great as leftovers, feel free to fill […]

Southern Sweet Tea, Y’all

Southern Sweet Tea

Sweet tea is a Southerner’s dream come true when made right (not green tea…there’s a big difference).  As with anything else in the South (or anywhere else, for that matter) there are lots of variations of standard classics. The German did not make sweet tea.  She wasn’t Southern, after all.  Yet, it was one of […]

Cake Fit for Your Monkeys

Chocolate Banana Cake

Cake?  Yes, please.  Is there ever any doubt?  Never, even if it’s hideous (yet delicious). There are days I jones for a three layer monstrosity and there are days I’m happy with a sheet of cake that needs nothing more than whipped cream or a drizzle of caramel (you read that right). This day I […]

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn On The Cob

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn

Summertime is livin’, ain’t it? The food is easy, the drinks are fun and everything gets grilled! Let’s get our grilled corn on, y’all. Start with some corn still in the husk. PANTS THE CORN!  Pull down the husk, but don’t take it all the way off.  Just enough to get to the bulk of […]

No Bake Chocolate Yummies

No Bake Chocolate Yummies

It’s gonna be a long hot summer, y’all.  What better way to one-up the heat than surprising the family (or just you…however you wanna play this deliciousness) with homemade cookies?  Better yet, with some no bake Chocolate Yummies. Take that oven set to 350°! I’ve been making these as long as I’ve been baking (be […]

A Twist on the Traditional Meatloaf Sandwich: Meatloaf Quesadilla

Meatloaf Quesadillas

Meatloaf.  You either love it or you hate it with a white-hot heat.  OMT! lurvs it (remember THIS post?!).  So much so, she aught to marry it and then stop referring to herself in third person. Obviously, when you make a GIANT meatloaf for two, you’re gonna have leftovers.  What’s better than a meatloaf sandwich?  […]

Texas Chocolate Chocolate Sheet Cake

Texas Chocolate Chocolate Sheet Cake

Y’all know OMT! loves her cake.  Since I had a hankerin’ (Texas-to-the-rest-of-y’all translation: a powerful neeeed) for something cakey, I went looking for a recipe and found this oldie but YUMMY: Texas Chocolate Chocolate Sheet Cake. As soon as I saw the recipe card, I was whisked back into time.  Sheet cakes were all the […]