Need A Delicious Gift? Buttery Shortbread Never Disappoints

It’s that time of year again. Time to give a gift to someone who has everything – or is hard to please – or you need to impress – or apologize to (yep, it happens). You will not go wrong with a homemade batch of buttery shortbread. Trust. This picture does not do it justice. […]

A Digital Meat Thermometer That Will Make You Swoon

OMT! is a huge proponent of using a meat thermometer, no matter how you are cooking meat, no matter what season, no matter your skill level. A thermometer that unfolds to give me a bit more space to grab a good read – a digital thermometer – is on my Christmas list. Now it can […]

This Addictive Glaze Will Make You Want To Pour It on Everything!

Pssssst. You. Yes, you. You look like the kind of person who is bored with the ordinary holiday fare. With the ordinary holiday tastes. Am I right? Ham. Turkey. Turkey. Ham. ~taste-bud snooze-fest~ How would you like a glaze recipe that will make you want to pour it on everything? That you could use year […]

How To Impress a Crowd: Pesto Chicken

Boy moved out years ago, yet I still cook like he’s about to walk in the door with his hungry crew. I’m lucky that we are a leftover-lovin’ family. If you love pesto, yet haven’t made Pesto Chicken – what are you waiting for? An invitation? Consider yourself invited! (NOTE: I saw this recipe on […]

How To Make The Most Addictive Pizza Ever

Y’all. Have I ever done you wrong? HAVE I?! Rhetorical, you in the back… This – THIS – is one of the many ways I haven’t done you wrong: When Garry is smoking all the meats in the summer, he always includes burgers. That way we throw a stash into the freezer that we can […]

Ever Wonder How To Form a Perfectly Stuffed Burger?

Do you really need a hamburger press to make stuffed burgers when you have two perfectly good hands to pat burgers together? Um, read on, then decide, before you throw things at me. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you […]

No More Rubbing Your Hands on the Kitchen Faucet!

I love cooking with onions. I love cooking with garlic. They are both weekly regulars in our house. In yours? If so, you know how pungent your hands smell after all the aromatic chopping and mincing. I’ve got an easy solution that will help you eliminate that weirdo habit of rubbing your hands on the […]

Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Will Make You Swoon

Have you ever tried your hand at homemade peanut butter? If not – now’s the time to try. No fear. Just grinding until you arrive at smooth spreadable peanuty love. It’s easy and spoonfully delicious! We are always looking for ways to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or nutrition and this peanut butter is a […]

Hands Down The Best Cake-Filling You’ll Ever Eat

I have amnesia. I have where-I-found-this-recipe amnesia. For that I am truly sorry, because whoever created this deserves a stinkin’ cake-filling medal. Ain’t even kidding! Look at this lovely bowl full of fluffy cake-filling nirvana: We’ll just cut the chit-chat and get right to it, shall we? THE RECIPE Ingredients: 1 large box vanilla instant […]

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract in 5 Easy Steps

Last year, I set about making my own decadent blend of vanilla extract and the results were so delicious, I’ll never buy vanilla from a store again. Yep, it was that good. You would have thought with all my years of baking experience, I would have tried to make vanilla extract at least once, but […]