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. You remember the ‘Picy Pretzels, right? These taco-flavored roasted pecans are as worthy of yer love as the pretzels! 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 […]

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 […]

Homemade Hummus Makes The World A Better Place

When I think of hummus, the word conjures images of the Middle East and a healthy diet with all the mmmmm-mmmmming, you know, if you love hummus like I do. The Lebanese arm of my family insists that store-bought hummus is a less tasty version than homemade. Isn’t that the case with everything? Knowing that […]

Your Little Astronaut Will Love this Fun Ice Cream

Who doesn’t know a space-obsessed kiddo, or a space-obsessed kiddo who also loves ice cream? I see you nodding. ~ 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) Product […]

Insanely Easy How To: Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

A few years back I wrote a post on how to make roasted almond butter and knew it was time to share again. If you have never attempted homemade nut butters, get ready to see how insanely easy they are to make. Homemade. All-natural. Easy. But – how did it taste? Garry, tasting almond butter […]

What I’ve Learned: Wild Blueberries vs Cultivated Blueberries

Did you even know there were two types of blueberries?! I’m ahem-years-old, and I had no clue until recently. NO CLUE! CLIFF’S NOTES: The smaller compact “wild” lowbush blueberries grow closer to the ground and spread by rhizomes, and the larger cultivated highbush blueberries grow on bushes. The backstory that might help explain my tardy […]