Easy Peasy Customizable Cheese Ball

Who doesn’t love a delicious cheese ball (other than the lactose intolerant)? They are ridiculously easy to make, as well as more economical and tasty than store-bought.  Not to mention, but I will anyway, almost effortless to customize to individual tastes. Ready to be a cheese ball-making SUPER STAR?! How does this look? Take a […]

Pumpkin-Cinnamon Streusel Buns

Every August, when it’s blazing hot outside in Texas (today: 108° feels like 113°), I start thinking about holiday cooking. What to have, what to try, what to tweak. I’ve had this recipe on my mind for a few weeks now and just as it started feeling like the innards of an oven outside, I […]

Zucchini Bread Done Right: Recipe One

Zucchini Bread: You either like it or despise it. I fall in the first group, but am always trying to move the second one in with me.  So… …I adapted two new zucchini bread recipes in the hopes that you guys who are wrinkling your noses will like at least one of them. COME ON!  […]

Popcorn Popper Done Right: Part 2

Y’all remember the popcorn popper bowl that I stumbled upon and swore I was gonna buy?  I done bought one and I’m back to fill you in on the hype. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog […]

Costco Nuts = Obsession

Every year = same obsession.  Well, every year since becoming a Costco member. Nuts. I lurvs them. Cover them in chocolate and I want to marry them. ~ 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 […]

Chocolate-Covered Gummy Bears

You read that right, but I’ll go over it again: Chocolate. Covered. Gummie. Bears. Two quick asides before we get to the aforementioned bears: #1) I grew up in West Texas with a German-born mother, whose family sent us packages of the original Haribo Gummie Bears when I was a kid.  No one else knew […]

How Egg-Barrassing

Is it just me or is everyone on the Internet telling you how to make the perfect hard-boiled egg?  Yes, even me. Which is why I laughed when I made a batch of hard-boiled eggs and they told me to SUCK IT!   (i didn’t really laugh till I thought it would make a funny […]

Smells Funny In Here

Hard-boiled eggs, I love them. I usually have a container of them in the fridge because #1) they are a great source of quick protein when a gal is training and #2) they remind me of Easter.  But, mostly because of #1.  Mostly. Here’s how I make them: * Put cold water in a pot. […]

Cookie Butter? Cookie. Butter.

You read that right.  I have just discovered a product called Cookie Butter and my life, nor my future grandson’s, will never be the same. ~ 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. […]

Rolled Biscuits + Grandboo Help = Delish

I love a recipe that can bring grand/parents and kids/grands together in the kitchen. These biscuits are worth making and can hold everything from turkey slices to peanut butter and jelly, and maybe some cream gravy for the grownups. Aren’t they magnificent? The absolute trick to these unforgettable layers of yum is DO NOT OVER-MIX […]