How To Get a Leprechaun to Love You: Irish Soda Bread

Once a year I remember how much I love Irish Soda Bread, especially slathered with homemade apple butter, then promise myself not to forget about it again until next March. I’m making that promise again this year. I LOVE YOU IRISH SODA BREAD! I PROMISE NOT TO FORGET YOU! Have you ever made Irish Soda […]

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: […]

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.  […]

Classic Gingerbread Cookies For the Holiday Win

What is Christmas without a delicious Gingerbread Man cookie? Days full of sad, that’s what. Confession: Until Sue passed away, she was our family’s Gingerbread Man supplier. It was only this year that I made them myself. Here are her delightful cookies: I won’t lie, I would hide her cookies the minute they hit our […]

All-Year-Long Pumpkin Bread

When Boy tells me he has eaten the “best” anything, I want the recipe. Gimme! So it went with this Pumpkin Bread recipe. A few years back he ate it, loved it, shared it, then we followed suit and now you get to enjoy it too. (you’ll also love our Banana Bread recipe!) While we […]

Perfect Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots

My favorite cookies are…oh, who am I kidding? I love them all. I love cookies! Yet, if I was forced to pick one, it would probably be these oatmeal cookies with dried apricots. There is something about the juxtaposition of hearty oats and zingy apricots that make it hard to stop after a few bites. […]

Dare to Dream Bars!

Oh, momma…look at that! Dream Bars are everything you dream about in a bar: balanced sweetness against a flaky crust with a filling that makes you Mmmmmm in delight. This recipe was handed down to me from The German (my mother, for the uninitiated); I have no idea where it originated, but am grateful that […]

My Joy of Cooking

A good cookbook is more than a collection of recipes, it inflames our infatuation and devotion to food.  This is exactly how I feel about my copy of The Joy of Cooking. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support […]