How To Keep Your Cool in the Kitchen: Crock-Pot Pork Ribs

I like to recycle my most popular recipes for two reasons: #1: You’re new here and need a super easy recipe. #2: You’ve been an OMT! fan but you totally forgot the awesome sauce that is Crock-Pot Pork Ribs. These slow cooker pork ribs are good eats and you’re gonna want to make them. Keep […]

Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Will Make You Swoon

Have you ever tried your hand at homemade peanut butter? If not – now’s the time to try. No fear. Just grinding until you arrive at smooth spreadable peanuty love. It’s easy and spoonfully delicious! We are always looking for ways to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or nutrition and this peanut butter is a […]

Hands Down The Best Cake-Filling You’ll Ever Eat

I have amnesia. I have where-I-found-this-recipe amnesia. For that I am truly sorry, because whoever created this deserves a stinkin’ cake-filling medal. Ain’t even kidding! Look at this lovely bowl full of fluffy cake-filling nirvana: We’ll just cut the chit-chat and get right to it, shall we? THE RECIPE Ingredients: 1 large box vanilla instant […]

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract in 5 Easy Steps

Last year, I set about making my own decadent blend of vanilla extract and the results were so delicious, I’ll never buy vanilla from a store again. Yep, it was that good. You would have thought with all my years of baking experience, I would have tried to make vanilla extract at least once, but […]

Slow Cooker Apple Butter Will Make You a Fanatic

If you already love store-bought apple butter, homemade apple butter will make you into an apple butter fanatic. Trust. This recipe is insanely easy, adaptable to your apple and spice tastes and highly addictive. It makes enough to use now and freeze for later. (Sweet E knows there is ALWAYS a jar available at Choochie’s […]

Sweet Southern Onions That Will Make Grandma Proud

I feel like everyone in the South has a go-to baked onion recipe. Why? ‘Cause they’re delicious and we know it! Baked onions are great year-round. Think cookouts in the summer, addendum to crock pot ribs in the fall, a side dish with Christmas dinner and an ever-present Easter favorite. Plus you can totally throw […]

Are You Ready for Summer’s Last Hurrah? Make Sangria

Summer has been a beast in Texas – just the way I like it! The heat and the heat and, oh yeah, the HEAT has been oppressive. Some days simply call for a refreshing reminder that summer was made for fruity adult fun. As we get closer to the end of summer, I always have […]

Best No-Bake Chocolate Cookies You’ll Ever Make

Who doesn’t love cookies? Who also doesn’t like turning the oven on in the summer? ~ALL OF US~ Chocolate Yummies to the rescue. I make these every year for Christmas, but in recent years have also been making them in the summer when I neeeed cookies, but don’t want to heat up the whole danged […]

How To Make Lasagna with No-Cook Noodles

Lasagna. Who loves to eat it but hates to make it? ~ugh~ So much time spent in the kitchen. Lots of folks hesitate to make it because it’s time-consuming, with the cooking of the noodles and the making of the sauce. What if I told you that this is the fastest lasagna you’ll ever make? […]

How To Make Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter

Have you ever attempted to make homemade roasted garlic butter? Sometimes it’s the simple things that makes us the happiest. Homemade roasted garlic butter is high on my makes-me-crazy-happy list. Creamy, buttery, garlicy – did I mention buttery? And garlicy? This is the stuff, my babies. The stuff of long mmmmms and satisfied eye-rolling delight. […]