Is Maple Syrup the New Super Food?

Can it be? Can something so delicious as maple syrup be considered the new super food? Be still my sweet-loving tooth! A study released by the impressive Dr. Navindra Seeram of the University of Rhode Island, suggests maple syrup, the pancake’s and waffle’s BFF, is on the cusp of stardom (pending more studies, of course!). […]

Last Cheesecake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Once a year I offer this recipe because #1) It’s. That. Good. and #2) I love you and want you to eat only the best of what the cheesecake world has to offer. This is the best the cheesecake world has to offer. Trust me on this. STOP DROOLING ON YOUR KEYBOARD! To answer the […]

How To: An Entire Simple Meal on One Grill

Some days are too hot to cook inside and those are the days we love making an entire simple meal outside on the grill. Check it (for recipes, click post links that follow): Oh, momma.  Anyone else drooling? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon […]

My Favorite Coffee Cake Muffins of All Time

From time to time I like to bring back a recipe that I have already written about because #1: the recipe stands the test of time and #2: you need to experience the eye-rolling goodness you might have missed the first time around. Today’s eye-rolling goodness is Coffee Cake Muffins. They look amazing, right? Trust […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract Made Simple

This is the time of year many folks, homemaking vanilla kinda-folks, start thinking about putting vanilla beans in jars with vodka or rum, storing them away in a cool dark place for a few months, then having a delicious, much sought after Christmas gift on hand for their friends and loved ones. Are you homemaking […]

Break Out the Iron Skillet for Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

I love the smell of ripe peaches, don’t you? The last batch I brought home, I held up to my nose, greedily inhaled, smiled in sweet peachy happiness, then made Garry do the same. Nirvana. After the fruity smellathon, I got to bakin’ a peach crumb coffee cake in a cast iron skillet with those […]

How To Make a Hungry Crowd Happy and Keep Your Sanity

This post is sponsored by The Women Bloggers LLC, owner of Texas Women Bloggers and Megaphone Influence, on behalf of Riceland Foods. All opinions and recipes (yurm!) are mine. #ProntoPerfectRice You’ve got a crowd…they be hungry. What to do? WHAT. TO. DO? How about Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas over a bed of Riceland Boil-in-Bag Rice? […]

Super Easy Oven-Fried Chicken

I’m almost embarrassed to post this recipe, because it’s so easy. How easy? Toddler easy, except for the hot oven thingy. It’s also amazingly tasty and simple to tweak for your preferences, so I pushed aside my embarrassment in order that you, too, may enjoy my super easy oven-fried chicken. I should note, if you […]

Ready for Peach Cobbler Season?

Anyone else dreaming of peach cobbler season? Fine, it’s not an actual season, but in the summertime, when the peaches are ripe, it seems like all things peach cobbler season to me! This classic post will teach you how to peel peaches like a pro. Ready? Let’s peel! Peach cobbler made with fresh peaches = […]

Glazed Donut Muffin

Y’all. Baked goods done right. This. This recipe from Lil’ Luna’s (< click dat link for recipe!) is yummolicious. (I wrote about this recipe three years ago and knew I should share it again. Because…you!) She combines the happiness of a muffin with the crazy-lickability of a donut glaze and gives us Glazed Donut Muffins. […]