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! […]

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 […]

The Powerful Addiction Of Christmas Crack Lives On

Four years. That’s how long I’ve been eating Christmas Crack…that’s how long I’ve been addicted. Back in 2012, I wrote a post about how my SIL introduced us to the magical concoction that is Christmas Crack and since then I have eaten more than my share of this tasty addicting snack. The recipe is now […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract Made Simple

This is the time of year many folks, homemaking vanilla kinda-folks, start thinking about putting vanilla beans in jars with vodka or rum, storing them away in a cool dark place for a few months, then having a delicious, much sought after Christmas gift on hand for their friends and loved ones. Are you homemaking […]

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. (Sure sure, some of that crazy was there prior to the butter) You know I love a simple recipe. This one is muy simple. OMT! likey! Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter Ingredients: 4 heads (not cloves) […]

Homemade Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

I love a good nut butter to dip my apple, pear, or banana slices in. You? This week I decided to make Honey Roasted Peanut Butter. So easy! So delicious! So good for you! We are always looking for ways to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or nutrition and this peanut butter is a bonafide […]

Got Tortillas? Fill ‘Em With This.

Remember my first attempt to make tortillas?  Mmmm, homemade tortillas. So good. Well, you gotta fill them with something, right?  R-I-G-H-T! How about this deliciousness? I make this meat and potato filling a few times a month and we use it in everything from stacked tortillas to scrambled eggs.  It’s addicting! This was my plate.  […]

Homemade Tortillas With a HealthyTwist

Yes, tortillas with a healthy twist, just as long as we remember that everything is relative, mah Mexican Food lovin’ babies! I found a recipe called Healthier Soft Tortillas and thought: Why not?  I’ll pretty much try anything once. Curiously Odd Side Note on the I’ll Try Anything Once Statement: While trolling the freebie snacks […]