Make Your Own Spicy Pretzels

These are one of my all-time favorite snacks to make and throw down my piehole, so of course it goes without saying that I should share the recipe with you again, so you too can sing their praises…or hoard them…whatever feels natural. I had my first one when a friend dropped off a birthday package […]

Savory Roasted Pecans

Y’all know how much we like our ‘Picy Pretzels, right? They’re delicious any time of the year, but I love them most in front of a roaring fire with an adult drank. To add a bit of nutrition to our by-the-fire snacks, I tinkered with a nut recipe and came up with Savory Roasted Pecans. […]

Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

Remember what happened when I bought two giant jars of natural peanut butter? No? Turns out we’re not fans. I took one of the jars to Boy’s house (mostly so they couldn’t give it back!) and I resorted to making cookies with the other jar, really delicious cookies: Go See For Yourself Here. Given our […]

Oatmeal in a Pouch: Suck It!

Oh, my.  The German is horrified at my unladylike language.  Suck it?!  Oh, Pat-TEE! Have you no shame? None.  Come on, Mom.  I think we established that a long time ago. Back to the subject at hand: Oatmeal in a pouch.  Huh? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your […]

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 […]

I’m a Cheeseball About Cheese Balls

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 […]

10 Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is Good For You. Bonus Deliciousness Included.

Ooooo, OMT! loves her some delicious homemade hot chocolate!  I bet you do too. I’m talking the kind that you heat on the stove and uses milk, vanilla, a teeny bit of sugar, and pure unsweetened cocoa powder.  Oh, yeah.  I see you nodding in agreement. Yet, while you like it, or love it, do […]

A Christmas Crack Fairytale

Come close, my babies.  OMT has a tale to tell. Once upon a time, two years ago to be exact, My sister-in-law made us a Christmas surprise that at first glance seemed nothing more than a healthy snack of nuts and raisins.  When I looked upon it, I may or may not have (totally may) […]

Easy Peasy Customizable Cheese Ball

Who doesn’t love a delicious cheese ball (other than the lactose intolerant)? They are ridiculously easy to make, as well as more economical and tasty than store-bought.  Not to mention, but I will anyway, almost effortless to customize to individual tastes. Ready to be a cheese ball-making SUPER STAR?! How does this look? Take a […]

Zucchini Bread Done Right: Recipe One

Zucchini Bread: You either like it or despise it. I fall in the first group, but am always trying to move the second one in with me.  So… …I adapted two new zucchini bread recipes in the hopes that you guys who are wrinkling your noses will like at least one of them. COME ON!  […]