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 Lasagna with No-Cook Noodles

Lasagna. Who loves to eat it but hates to make it? ~ugh~ So much time spent in the kitchen. Lots of folks hesitate to make it because it’s time-consuming, with the cooking of the noodles and the making of the sauce. What if I told you that this is the fastest lasagna you’ll ever make? […]

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 […]

Easiest No-Ruin Cheesecake Pie You’ll Love To Make

I’ve been making this cheesecake pie since the earliest days of my marriage. It was my go-to dessert whenever the need arose. Today, it’s still a family fave. You know you wanna bite… The World’s Easiest Cheesecake Pie Ingredients: 1 8oz. package cream cheese 1 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 […]

How To: Quick and Dirty Bacon-Stuffed Grilled Cheese

Some recipes are complex and require fancy-pants ingredients…others, like this quick and dirty bacon-stuffed grilled cheese, not so much. Lifehack: Click here before you begin: How To: Quick and Easy Bacon Makin’. One Saturday we were cleaning out the attic. The attic which Garry likes to tease holds Boy’s presidential library. Oh, hardy-har. It wasn’t […]

How To: Easy No-Spatter Bacon Makin’

This OMT how-to is the easiest you’ll ever read here, unless I tell y’all to forget about the recipe and order out. The first time I made bacon, crispy-crunchy-bacon straight from the oven, I couldn’t stop telling folks about this life-changer (kinda like the life-changing steaming hard boiled eggs post). Weirdly, I forgot to write […]

How To: Make an Elegant Easter Ham with Pineapple Honey Glaze

Once a year, I leave the recipe for my Easter Ham with Pineapple Honey Glaze right here, so you don’t have to root around for it. Lawsy. Drooling yet? Why keep posting instead of making something different? To the list! #1) It’s a fan favorite. #2) It inspires me to buy a ham. #3) Buying […]

Want a Simple and Delicious Meat Sauce? This!

We eat lots of homemade meat sauce in our house. I use it with pasta, quinoa or rice. It’s versatile and superior to anything in a jar. Once you learn how to make a simple and delicious meat sauce, you’ll never go back! In the winter I load the sauce with hot spices and garlic […]

Top 10 Reasons To Love Hot Chocolate

Every year, I yammer on about why you should be drinking more…MORE!…hot chocolate. Surprisingly, there are antioxidant health benefits to this chocolate-lover’s dream. Pair with a slice of Scottish Shortbread and I’ll follow you anywhere. Ten Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is Good For You 10: It’s got a punch of fiber. One tbsp has 1.8 […]