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 […]

Need a Unique Gift? Taco-Flavored Roasted Pecans to the Rescue

We are always on the hunt for a delicious fire-pit worthy snack. These taco-flavored roasted pecans are worthy! BONUS: They make delightful hostess gifts, Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, housewarming gifts, you-look-peckish gifts…ah, hell, anything/anytime gifts! Look at those beauties! Savory Roasted Pecans Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon taco mix (more, if you’re feeling […]

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 […]