How To: Fire Grill a Moist Pork Loin With Little Fuss

Have you fire grilled a pork loin? How about a 8-pound pork loin? Yep, we do thangs BIG in Texas. We found a great price-per-pound on a giant pork loin and knew that when we grilled it – smoked it, to be precise – that we’d cut it in half. Like this (one half of […]

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.  […]

Two Ingredient Bisquick Knock-Off Biscuits

As a true Southern gal, I love me some mile-high fluffy biscuits. Ain’t nothing much better than homemade biscuits smothered in sausage and gravy. My stomach is grumbling just thinking about it. Yum. My go-to recipe is the one linked above. Sure it takes a bit of time, but oh, momma, they are worth it. […]

Scottish Shortbread Love

In the realm of all thangs cookie-like, shortbread is my fav. I could eat shortbread, in any form, every day. NomNomNom. While Garry prefers traditional shortbread, I also enjoy this Dark Chocolate Shortbread, which I think makes an excellent gift. As is my habit of finding all things delicious to share here, I stumbled upon […]

OMT’s Most Popular Post of All-time: Crock-Pot Pork Shoulder Ribs

October 7, 2013 is the date this post originally hit the vast Internets.  Ever since then, folks from all over the world have learned how to make these incredibly easy pork shoulder ribs in the slow-cooker.  It’s been a revelation how popular this particular post has been and continues to be.  No doubt about it, […]

Potatoes Worth Singing About

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 […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread

I first offered this recipe about a year ago and this post continues to be a fan favorite.  I mean how can one go wrong with sugar, butter, bananas and sour cream?  HOW?!  You can’t, that’s how.  #truestory If you’ve seen the post but haven’t yet made this quick bread: WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!  […]

Easy Baked Spanish Rice

When I was a newlywed with limited culinary experience a friend passed along this easy recipe for Spanish Rice and it has remained a family favorite.  The first time I made it I was so proud of myself for producing something that tasted exactly like I wished it would taste, exactly like someone else would […]