Muffin Mania!

Muffin Mania!

Who doesn’t love a muffin?  WHO?! I hate having to search through my archives for my muffin recipes, so I thought it would be nice to find all the muffins I’ve waxed poetic about in one post…THIS ONE! Let’s get ready to muffin! #1: Glazed Donut Muffins. Oh, me oh, my oh.  Good.  Make.  Now. […]

Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken

Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken

Ask anyone who knows me: I love my chicken straight off the BBQ pit, slathered in sauce, baby! But what’s a gal to do in stormy weather or when it’s too dern cold to BBQ, yet the delicious hankerin’ refuses to quit? Oven roast those chicken bits, that’s what! I’ve been making roasted whole chickens […]

Pound Cake Perfection

Pound Cake Perfection

It is well-established that I like cake and have made it my life’s mission to eat more of it. So many cakes, so little time:  Cheese.  Italian Cream.  Sheet.  Elephant. Which brings me to this lovely: Pound Cake Perfection I was rooting through my old recipes, trying to decide what to bake, and I ran across […]

Homemade Tortillas With a HealthyTwist

Homemade Tortillas with a Healthy Twist

Yes, tortillas with a healthy twist, just as long as we remember that everything is relative, mah Mexican Food lovin’ babies! I found a recipe called Healthier Soft Tortillas and thought: Why not?  I’ll pretty much try anything once. Curiously Odd Side Note on the I’ll Try Anything Once Statement: While trolling the freebie snacks […]

Champagne for any Celebration

Champagne for any Celebration

I love a bubbly drink, and I love any excuse to partake in a bubbly drink, especially if it’s champagne. My review for Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvee (runs between $60-$90) and Barefoot Bubbly Pink Moscato (runs around $8.50 at Specs) has held up over time; they are still my favs.   Yep, those are two […]

Spicy Pretzels

Spicy Pretzels

I had my first Spicy Pretzel when a friend dropped off a birthday package for Garry.  There they sat, in a ribboned-adorned apothecary jar, looking very ordinary, as pretzels are known to do. Pretzels being pretzels are not exciting, although the jar was a keeper (if only it had come in this jar!). Garry took […]

Beer Bread Yumminess

Beer Bread Yumminess

OMT! loves her some bready carbs! Bread Bread Bread! Carbs Carbs Carbs! A delightfully crusty on the outside, substantial, yet fluffy and buttery on the inside, beer bread is no exception. This one is right out of the oven, ready to be sliced and enjoyed. YUM! With most beer bread recipes, they call for consumption […]

The Dark Chocolate Shortbread That May Make You Unsubscribe

Dark Chocolate Shortbread

I love me some shortbread…you?  Wait.  Why am I even asking?  Pretty much everyone loves them some shortbread. Y-U-M! Couple this shortbread with a steaming cup of Good For You Hot Chocolate and the angels may join you in singing HALLELURIAH! Don’t they look divine? While I was expecting a sturdier shortbread, because when I […]

I’m a Cheeseball About Cheese Balls

Easy Peasy Customizable Cheeseball

My Confession: I’m a cheeseball about cheese balls.  Yes. Yes. Most definitely, YES. The first time my baby brother made this cheese ball for me (okay fine.  he made it for a party.  but i ate so much that it should have just been mine), I was in love.  It’s easy.  It’s customizable.  It’s additively […]

Pecan Dream Bars

Pecan Coconut Dream Bars

I have already offered this recipe under Almond Coconut Dream Bars, but wanted to offer you the pecan version, too. In the past, when I’ve made the Almond Dream Bars, I’d always say I’d make the pecan version, but, um, well, I, uh… Lazy baker much?! WAIT!  Here they are! As soon as they hit […]