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 […]

Sweet Southern Onions That Will Make Grandma Proud

I feel like everyone in the South has a go-to baked onion recipe. Why? ‘Cause they’re delicious and we know it! Baked onions are great year-round. Think cookouts in the summer, addendum to crock pot ribs in the fall, a side dish with Christmas dinner and an ever-present Easter favorite. Plus you can totally throw […]

Best No-Bake Chocolate Cookies You’ll Ever Make

Who doesn’t love cookies? Who also doesn’t like turning the oven on in the summer? ~ALL OF US~ Chocolate Yummies to the rescue. I make these every year for Christmas, but in recent years have also been making them in the summer when I neeeed cookies, but don’t want to heat up the whole danged […]

How To Make Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter

Have you ever attempted to make homemade roasted garlic butter? Sometimes it’s the simple things that makes us the happiest. Homemade roasted garlic butter is high on my makes-me-crazy-happy list. Creamy, buttery, garlicy – did I mention buttery? And garlicy? This is the stuff, my babies. The stuff of long mmmmms and satisfied eye-rolling delight. […]

Stay Cool in The Kitchen With Pink Lemonade Bars

If you have been following OMT’s Instagram account, you know I bought a pink lemon tree in the spring and plan to make all things pink lemonade-y ASAP! Four years ago, I printed out a pink lemonade recipe for icebox bars and promptly forgot about it…until now! Woot! While my pink lemons won’t be ready […]

Homemade Hummus Makes The World A Better Place

When I think of hummus, the word conjures images of the Middle East and a healthy diet with all the mmmmm-mmmmming, you know, if you love hummus like I do. The Lebanese arm of my family insists that store-bought hummus is a less tasty version than homemade. Isn’t that the case with everything? Knowing that […]

Your Little Astronaut Will Love this Fun Ice Cream

Who doesn’t know a space-obsessed kiddo, or a space-obsessed kiddo who also loves ice cream? I see you nodding. ~ 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 yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ (source: Amazon) Product […]