How To Hack A Boxed Cake (Again!) Mix Like Your Favorite Baker

I love a good hack, kitchen or life, it doesn’t matter. ♫ Hit me with your best hack…fire awaaaaaay! ♫ Apologies to Pat Benatar.  Love ya! The original hack involved a boxed cake mix and added ingredients not included in the box instructions. A hack that I’m pretty sure I miswrote on a sticky note […]

How To Hack A Boxed Cake Mix Like Your Favorite Baker

I’m a sucker for a great hack – especially – if it involves CAKE! My desk is filled with scraps of paper with hastily written hacking notes, and as I was cleaning off said desk, I found a blue stick-it note that simple had this written on it: Whole milk = H2O 1-2 more eggs […]

How to Make the Pumpkin Roll of Your Holiday Dreams

The holidays are upon us and it’s time for all thangs pumpkin! A lil’ birdy told me that you’ve never attempted a pumpkin roll because you think it’s too difficult. Nonsense! This is the year to conquer that fear – promise me! Pumpkin rolls can be intimidating, if you’ve never made one, but once you […]

The Pumpkin Bread You’ll Make All Year

It’s that time of year again for pumpkin ever’thangs! The difference with this pumpkin recipe is that you’ll never get tired of it and you’ll want to make it year-round. Trust OMT! on this one. Imagine those slices warm from the oven with a schmear of butter. Oh, momma! The Pumpkin Bread You’ll Make All […]

When You Need a Sweet Snack – Oops All Berries Treats

I can’t stop playing around with the marshmallow treats, y’all! Eh – who’s complaining? Not me! Not my testers! (when you run a website that has recipes – you need testers!) Look at that delicious pan o’madness: The colors are very holiday-y, very fall-y, very eat-em-whenever-you-want-y. Which is what I was going for (all of […]

When You Need a Sweet Snack – Froot Loops Treats

OMT! is a recipe tinkerer. I tinker – then, post results, pics and recipe. I tell ya who liked it and who didn’t! After all my tinkering shenanigans, you get to decide if it’s a NAILED IT! or FAILED IT! Today’s NAILED IT (for me) is a twist on the Rice Krispie Treat. BACKSTORY: Sweet […]

How to Enjoy Peanuts With Less Fat

Are you a peanut butter lover, yet cringe at the fat content? Lots of folks face the same peanut-enjoying dramaz. ~ 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!~ Until… Organic […]

The Best Pear Butter You’ll Ever Make

The best pear butter you’ll ever make?! Since, I’ve never made it before, this recipe is the best I’ve ever made! I’m gonna bet it will be for you, too. I’m always on the hunt for delicious and nutritious fun foods for Sweet E. Apple Butter is one of his all-time favs. He eats it […]

Do Your Carrots Have a Drinking Problem?

Do your carrots have a drinking problem? Sauced, are they? Mine do and are. HANG ON! Don’t leave me yet! These delicious Drunk Carrots have been a staple on our Thanksgiving table since the very first time I tasted their delicious drunk orangy goodness and fell into a Hallelujah stupor. With four main ingredients, this […]

Do You Make Homemade Gifts? If So – THIS

Have you ever gotten a homemade gift that made you cringe? Ugh. I’m uncomfortable just thinking about it. CRINGE NEVER MORE! Homemade Vanilla is my favorite cringe-proof gift to give. I offer this homemade gift idea every year for two reasons: #1: Homemade vanilla astounds people, so there’s the happy surprise element: You made homemade […]