A Broccoli Casserole Every One Can Love

You should know, this broccoli casserole is not haute cuisine. It’s comfort food. Funeral food. Get the kids to eat their veggies food. It’s pretty delicious, too. Back Story Of Guilty Pleasure Goodness: When my grandmother passed, I watched her neighbor, a literal little old lady, walk up to the house with a covered dish […]

Love Spicy and Fresh? Jalapeno Avocado Dressing to the Rescue!

We are fortunate to enjoy avocados year-round in Texas. If they aren’t in the house, they’re on the grocery list to buy. Of course we love guacamole and are constantly whipping up a batch, but this avocado dressing is a little different and as versatile as well. Time to up your avocado game, my babies! […]

The Frosted Brownies That Dreams Are Made Of

Frosted brownies that dreams are made of?! Am I exaggerating? Not a chance. Time for your close-up, dreamy brownie: Fun Fact: When OMT! needs a quick dessert to take to ailing friends or to an unexpected party, these are the badboys I bring. Yep, some days require a little one-on-one time with some quality chocolate […]

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 […]

How Good Are The Waffles? So. Good.

I haven’t (re)shared my beloved waffle recipe in some time – and I know you’ve been searching for the best waffle recipe in the land. (In. The. Land.) Look no further. So, how good are they? The day I made these waffles, they became an instant family favorite. I had found waffle nirvana. While pancakes […]

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 […]

No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? Your Rolling Pin to the Rescue!

Today’s lifehack is one I use all the danged time! To the video. someone get the lights! (sorry about the newby vertical filming) How stinkin’ easy is that? If you don’t keep stuffing mix in your pantry, you could also use this method with toasted bread. I love an easy and useful lifehack/kitchenhack. Have you […]

Science + Food = Alton Brown: EveryDayCook Cookbook

I am ALWAYS on the hunt for a cookbook that has two main ingredients: food I want to make and a bit of storytelling.  If it offers a smidge of humor too, I’m sold. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, […]

Winter is Coming!

Winter is coming, y’all. That means you’re gonna need a decent thermos or thermo pot for ALL THE THINGS! Won’t hurt if it’s gorgeous, to boot. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to […]

Wadda Ya Know…You *CAN* Take it With You!

What Grandma Drinks I always feel like a bit of a lush when I write that title.  (need to catch up on what grandma drinks?  check these out: WGD, WGD, WGD, WGD,and WGD) I’M NOT!  And neither are you.  We just understand the soothing effect a well-timed libation can have upon one’s soul. Yet, what […]