Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Have you ever made Irish Soda Bread?  I could eat it all day long.  Right out of the oven slathered in butter.  A few hours later toasted with jam.  At midnight, as is.  I love the stuff. If you’ve never made soda bread, this recipe is a good place to start.  Just be forewarned that […]

The Pumpkin Bread You’ll Make All Year

Pumpkin Bread

Oh, boy. Wait. I mean: Oh, Boy! As in, I love when Boy points me to a recipe he loves knowing we’ll love it too. Sharing is caring, y’all. We are big fans of Sour Cream Banana Bread in this house.  Big. Fans.  The out-of-this-world deliciousness that is that banana bread is our gold standard […]

BBQ Chicken Mac and Cheese = Ultimate Comfort Food

BBQ Chicken Mac and Cheese

Summer is my favorite time to make BBQ chicken on the pit, but it’s not always summer, dang it.  As you know, I’ve offered a BBQ Chicken version we do in our oven, so now we can enjoy this mac and cheese recipe all year round, even in the cold chill of winter. HALLELURIAH! When […]

Chocolate Bomb Buttermilk Cookies

Chocolate Bomb Buttermilk Cookies

Who doesn’t love a new cookie find that not only lives up to your expectations, but exceeds it?  WHO?! People of the Internet, I hereby declare these Chocolate Bomb Buttermilk Cookies, almost the very best cookies I’ve ever had.  I dare say they are the best chocolate cookie I’ve ever made. These are genuine slap-yo-momma […]

Got Tortillas? Fill ‘Em With This.

Meat and Potato Tortilla Filling

Remember my first attempt to make tortillas?  Mmmm, homemade tortillas. So good. Well, you gotta fill them with something, right?  R-I-G-H-T! How about this deliciousness? I make this meat and potato filling a few times a month and we use it in everything from stacked tortillas to scrambled eggs.  It’s addicting! This was my plate.  […]

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 […]