Accidentally Delicious Oven-Baked Fried Chicken

Accidentally Delicious Oven-Fried Chicken

Wanna start with the good stuff? Yes! The star of the post. The accidentally delicious oven-baked fried chicken! Oh, momma… Look at that crispy loveliness! Let me ask you this, though: What do you do when you think you have an item in your pantry, a key item, only to find out after you’ve prepared […]

Veggie Soup

Veggie Soup

I do love me a veggie soup.  You? This one is incredibly simple to throw together and easy to modify for your tastes. PrintVeggie Soup Ingredients2 15 ounce cans of chicken stock 6 cups of water 3 large peeled and diced potatoes 1 medium to large diced onion (i prefer using sweet vidalia onions) 3-4 […]

Baked Green Peppers with a Twist

Baked Peppers with a Twist

I love a stuffed green pepper…LOVE THEM! Do you? You do?! Well, you’re in for a treat. Traditionally, I’ve stuffed my green peppers with a meat mixture, or at least a heavily-based meat mixture. These are a little different. These are filled with deliciousness of meat, veggies and cheese if you like, then beaten eggs […]

OMT’s Most Popular Post of All-time: Crock-Pot Pork Shoulder Ribs

Crock-Pot Pork Ribs

October 7, 2013 is the date this post originally hit the vast Internets.  Ever since then, folks from all over the world have learned how to make these incredibly easy pork shoulder ribs in the slow-cooker.  It’s been a revelation how popular this particular post has been and continues to be.  No doubt about it, […]

Funeral Food: Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli Casserole

When my grandmother passed, her neighbor, a literal little old lady, walked up to the house with a covered dish in hand, tripped, and she and her Broccoli Casserole went down.  Luckily for us, she was okay and the lid on the casserole was on tight, so while it appeared misshapen and unidentifiable, the tasty […]

Fastest Lasagna You’ll Ever Make with No-Cook Noodles

Fastest Lasagna You'll Ever Make with No-Cook Noodles

We love us some easy meal-makin’ in this house, especially when it concerns lasagna, how about you?  Yet, lots of folks hesitate to make it because it is 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?  […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Brine a Turkey the Easy Way

The Easy Way to Brine a Turkey

For years, we have been brining turkeys with great success, and you can too! Most people think that when you brine a turkey or chicken, that the end result will be an overly salty beast.  So. Not. True. The opposite is true: when you brine poultry, the end result is tender moist deliciousness that most […]

Easiest Pinto Bean Recipe You’ll Ever Find: Take Two


We eat lots of pinto beans in the house + OMT! loves easy = y’all see where this is headed. I have shared my easiest pinto bean recipe with you and today, I’m offering a delicious variation: pinto beans cooked with a ham bone. ~faint~ My favorite way to make dem pintos is in a […]