Easy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Easy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

I am an apple butter fanatic. My first taste of apple butter came to me as a child. I was offered a thick slice of dark pumpernickel bread, slathered with a thick layer of butter and topped with a generous portion of apple butter. It was love at first bite. ~swoon~ I knew you could […]

Potatoes Worth Singing About

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

I originally wrote about these potatoes in April of 2013 and since then, this recipe has become a year-round family favorite.  So, let’s have another look! The absolute best thing about this dish, other than the amazing flavor, is that they’re even better as leftovers.  We’ve simply heated them through, we’ve thrown them in with […]

Fresh Homemade Jalapeno Avocado Dressing

Fresh Homemade Jalepeno Avocado Dressing

Summertime is fresh food time! We take full advantage of the vast array of fresh fruits and veggies, just like I know you do. If you love avocados, if you love a little spice in your life, then you’re going to LOVE this fresh homemade dressing. PrintFresh Homemade Jalepeno Avocado Dressing Ingredients1/2 cup olive oil […]

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn

Last summer I wrote about how stinkin’ easy, foolproof really, it is to make grilled corn on the cob. It was such a popular post, I thought I’d do a reprint today.  Just in time for prime summer grillin’ months! Let’s get to it, shall we? We shall! Start with some corn still in the […]

Homemade Cream Gravy in 3 Easy Steps

Cream Gravy

Oh, how I remember my culinary flailings as a newbie cook.  My biggest battle was with gravy.  Somehow I could manage fluffy, to-die-for, biscuits, but I just couldn’t see my way clear of gummy, lumpy, tasteless gravy. LAWSY!  Help me!  I know some of you must feel the same way, so baby, let me hold […]

Summer Cookin’ is Easy Cookin’: Grilled Potatoes and Onions

Easy Grilled Potatoes and Onion

As summer rolls on, I offer this post from last year, because HOLY SMOKES it’s #1: easy and #2: delish and #3: worth a summer rerun! If you’re looking to beat the summer heat in the kitchen, take your cooking out to the grill and make a big ol’ pan of grilled taters and onions. […]

Homemade Pico De Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Summer eatin’ is the best eatin’ for me.  The abundance of fresh fruits and veggies makes a happy happy gal, especially because all the ingredients for pico de gallo are in season.  YUM! A couple of years ago I shared my recipe with y’all and it’s that time again, SUMMATIME!, so I thought you’d like […]

Corn Fritter Casserole

Corn Fritter Casserole

Comfort food is a big deal in the South, as I’m sure it is everywhere.  Stuff like Easy Mac, Chicken and Dumplings, or Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake all have the power to comfort a needy heart. Get ready to add one more dish to your list: Corn Fritter Casserole. Yum. It’s creamy and carby in […]

Beer Bread Yumminess

Beer Bread Yumminess

OMT! loves her some bready carbs! Bread Bread Bread! Carbs Carbs Carbs! A delightfully crusty on the outside, substantial, yet fluffy and buttery on the inside, beer bread is no exception. This one is right out of the oven, ready to be sliced and enjoyed. YUM! With most beer bread recipes, they call for consumption […]

Favorite Sides for Your Table

Drunk Carrots

When making special meals, or getting tasked with bringing a side dish to a gathering instead of a fabulous dessert, it’s nice to have a few worthy choices that you can feel confident about making. I offer my worthy choices for your consideration. Drunk Carrots: Every time I make this recipe, I agree with myself […]