What I’ve Learned: Wild Blueberries vs Cultivated Blueberries

Did you even know there were two types of blueberries?! I’m ahem-years-old, and I had no clue until recently. NO CLUE! CLIFF’S NOTES: The smaller compact “wild” lowbush blueberries grow closer to the ground and spread by rhizomes, and the larger cultivated highbush blueberries grow on bushes. The backstory that might help explain my tardy […]

How-To: Make Your Own Electrolyte Replacement Drink

As many of you know, OMT! is a distance runner. (BRAGGER!) I started when a coach at my elementary school asked me to join the track team. Me? Track? I had never considered it before, but because my friends were doing it, I agreed. It was there, on the dusty West Texas school ground fields, […]

When You’re Hankering For Oven-Roasted BBQ Chicken

There are days I neeeeed some finger-licking, oven-roasted, BBQ chicken, even in the dead of winter. Hell, especially in the cold when I’m missing sun-kissed days and umbrelly drinks by the pool. This recipe is for those days. Oh, momma! Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken with peach sauce?! Get in mah mouth now! Click To Tweet […]

Italian Cream Cupcakes

If you’ve been reading any amount of time here, you know my weakness for all thangs cake.  I once thought my time might be near to exit this world, and my biggest regret was that I hadn’t eaten more cake. Hand to God, y’all. (I was good in all the family/friend departments) MORE CAKE! Or…MORE […]

How To Make A Perfect Pound Cake

We all have a recipe we love and then forget about. This pound cake recipe is my forgotten one. When I make it, I swear I’ll never forget it again and then a year will go by before I find it stuffed in a cookbook, waiting for me to rediscover pound cake deliciousness. The original: […]

Homemade Tortillas With Coconut Oil

I first wrote about these tortillas back in 2015. They are so delicious (and easy) that I thought I should do another post about them for anyone who’s new here! Pair them with my red enchilada sauce, and OH, MOMMA! you’ll die! DON’T DIE! Time to get your skillz on! The recipe is very simple, […]

Southern Buttermilk Cupcakes

Take a Buttermilk Cupcake. Add a frilly chocolate buttercream hat. Take a satisfying bite. Catch a whiff of the vapors. You may now pass from this world a happy soul. I could end the post here (with recipe) and that’s all that needs to be said, right? LOOK AT IT! Cupcakey Heaven. This was such […]

Quick Beer Bread Yumminess

I love a quick quick bread, don’t you? How about a quick beer bread? How about that?! Look at that delicate crumb. ~faint~ Crispy crunchy bits on top; soft and moist on the inside. Oh, momma! As with most beer bread recipes, they call for consumption immediately after baked, as in hot from the oven.  […]

Lifehack: Decaffeinate Tea Naturally

I am an ice-cold sweet tea lover. But, I only drink it in the summer. I’m too cold-natured to drink cold anythings in the winter, but I’d still like a warm mug of sweet tea in the afternoon. Wait. That’s not true. I’d love a giant mug of coffee, but #1: I’m very sensitive to […]

How To: Open a Bottle Of Champagne Safely

When opening champagne there is no need for anyone to lose an eye. DON’T LOSE AN EYE! I’ve put together a fast and dirty tutorial, complete with videos! Someone get the lights! The professional! The regular gal! #1: Remove foil #2: Find the “key” on the wire cage and twist open, keeping your thumb on […]