You Need to Bake This Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Now

Apple pie – two small words that invoke universal head-nodding and anticipation of a slice. Today, I’m sharing our family’s favorite deep dish apple pie recipe. It’s easy and packed with homemade flavor. Even the crust is doable for newbies. Let’s bake! Deep Dish Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Ingredients: Crust: 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon […]

Easiest No-Ruin Cheesecake Pie You’ll Love To Make

I’ve been making this cheesecake pie since the earliest days of my marriage. It was my go-to dessert whenever the need arose. Today, it’s still a family fave. You know you wanna bite… The World’s Easiest Cheesecake Pie Ingredients: 1 8oz. package cream cheese 1 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 […]

Love Cheesecake? Bake Like Grandma, But Better.

Who else bakes when the going gets tough? ~show of hands~ Oooo, that’s a lot of us. I’ve had this recipe on hand for a while, waiting for the perfect moment to make. When we had a rough week, I pulled it out, shopped for ingredients and got to baking. Your turn! Meyer Lemon Blackberry […]

A Dark Chocolate Twist on Shortbread

Buttery shortbread has a revered place on my favorite cookie list and I’m willing to bet on many of yours too.  In the cooler months, I enjoy my shortbread with a steaming mug of homemade hot chocolate. Makes me smile just thinking about it. What if dark chocolate was added to the buttery goodness? Would […]

My Five All Time Favorite Recipes from OMT!

My five all time favs? How? Why? Whaaaaa? Just five?! You know, if I had to pick, these guys are my go-to recipes. In no particular order, I offer my heart, if it was made of food. #1: Manhattan Cheesecake If you only make one recipe from my site, let it be this cheesecake. One […]

Classic Holiday Pumpkin Roll

Feast your eyes on this classic holiday pumpkin roll! Oh, momma! Is anyone else suddenly craving cream cheese filling? A dear friend gave me this recipe years and years and years ago, and since then this classic dessert has showed up on our holiday table every year, much to the delight of those with forks! […]

Filled Chocolate Cookies: A Halloween Tradition

Halloween is a tradition-filled holiday and I want to share one of ours: Filled Chocolate Cookies. Oh, momma! The dark chocolate cookies covers the spooky appeal of the day, and the POW! of the orange-filling speaks of jack-o-lanterns. Plus, they’re delicious, so there’s that. FILLED CHOCOLATE COOKIES Ingredients: Cookies: 1 1/4 cup of butter, softened […]

Homemade Fruit Cobbler

Who doesn’t love a delicious homemade cobbler? WHO?! Not only is this recipe super easy to make, but very customization if you’d rather just have blueberries and not a fruit combo. CAUTION: Licking your screen will not satisfy your craving. Homemade Fruit Cobbler Ingredients: Fruit Filling: 4 cups of blueberries 4 cups of strawberries, quartered […]

What Grandma Drinks: Bliss-Inspired Tipsy Floats

Who remembers orange Creamsicles and ice cold root beer floats from childhood? ALL OF US! Right? Since Sweet E was recently here, I had a few Creamsicles in my freezer. After he left, those delicious treats gave me an idea for a grown-up drink: When I was coming up, Creamsicles were a rarity in our […]

Break Out the Iron Skillet for Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

I love the smell of ripe peaches, don’t you? The last batch I brought home, I held up to my nose, greedily inhaled, smiled in sweet peachy happiness, then made Garry do the same. Nirvana. After the fruity smellathon, I got to bakin’ a peach crumb coffee cake in a cast iron skillet with those […]