How To Make a More Natural Peanut Butter Cookie

I’m just gonna give you a minute to compose yourself after seeing these cookies… Oh, momma. W A N T! Is there anything that invokes home and love like a warm peanut butter cookie? ~keep thinking~ The twist on these lovelies is that the recipe calls for all-natural peanut butter. I see you squinching yer […]

How To Get Your Berry Smoothie On

This smoothie is berry delicious. Not to mention punny. Not to mention a nutritional powerhouse. First: let’s talk about the giant green spot in the pic – let’s just get it over with, shall we?! GAA! I was in a hurry (per usual), and it wasn’t until I went to edit the pic that I […]

This is Why I Make This Zucchini Bread

Sour Cream. This is why I make *this* zucchini bread. Sour cream. Sour cream – oh, my babies! – it’s the secret ingredient that makes this bread different from all the rest. Once you try it, it’ll be the reason you make this quick bread, too. Moist, delicate and addicting: this will be your new […]

How To: Freezing Fresh Spinach to Use in Smoothies

Show of hands: who uses fresh spinach in their smoothies? ~me!~ Who also finds it difficult to use the entire amount of fresh spinach you have in your fridge? Good intentions or not, I found I was wasting one of the most valuable additions to my smoothies because I couldn’t use it fast enough. You […]

Everything You Need to Know About Banana Bread

Everything you need to know about banana bread is contained within this post. Bananas + sour cream = ever’thang you need to know! See? I’m helpful like that. ~drool~ I’ve made so many different kinds of banana bread throughout my baking career. High calorie recipes, low calorie recipes, using oil, using applesauce, with nuts, omit […]

How To Bake a Better Beer Bread

How do you bake a better beer bread? You make this recipe, of course! Oh, my babies…it is as tasty as this picture looks. The bottom line: it has crispy crunchy bits on top and is soft and moist on the inside. Add a delicious meal, a lovely conversation and BAMMO! this is as good […]

How to Make Snacking Even Better

Three years ago, I wrote this first post extolling the taste explosion that is Christmas Crack. No, you won’t find this particular recipe anywhere other than here. Nor will you find such a delightful backstory to be told while you share this concoction with those you love. I came thisclose to not posting this recipe […]

These Spicy Pretzels Will Make You Fall in Love

You like snacks, right? If you like pretzels and a bit of added spice, you’re gonna love these spicy pretzels. I love telling the story behind these pretzels, because it makes me laugh (cause I was kinda a jackass) and it proves some things aren’t as they seem. The Story I had my first spicy […]

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 […]

What the Heck is Tahini? And Why Should You Care?

Tahi-who? What the heck is Tahini and why should you care? ~ 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!~ (source: AMAZON) If you’re a regular reader, you know that I […]