Your Day Needs More Hot Chocolate

Y’all. Y’ALL! I am a total and unrepentant hot chocolate snob. There, I said it. Whew, that feels good – like unzipping yer pants after Thanksgiving dinner. RELIEF! I can’t tolerate the mixes that masquerade as hot chocolate. NOOOOOO! Why would you do that to yourself when the real deal is easy to make and […]

How to Get a Party Started – Homemade Hummus!

Sometimes, you’re at a party and no one is talking and everyone is avoiding eye contact and, well, the joint is just not hoppin’. Oh, the humiliation! What to do? What to do? OMT!’s got ya, baby. Get the party started by bringing out this delicious homemade hummus – problem averted!   No party to […]

The Best Cheese Ball You’ll Ever Snack On

Y’all know by now that I deliver. If I say it’s the best whatevers, you know it’s gonna rock your world. ROCK IT! Get ready to lay yer eyeballz on the best cheese ball you’ll ever snack on. POW! Oh, momma – me wanty NOW! Actually, there is still one of the cheese balls in […]

Need More Spice in Your Life?

Need more spice in your life? Don’t we all! Let’s talk about my spicy bacon meatloaf mac & cheese. Oh, momma! I’ll start at the beginning: I am obsessed with Bacon Meatloaf. You would be too if you would just make the dang-blasted thang. For those of you who have: you know of what I […]

How To Pour Honey Like a Pro

I love me some honey. You? I use it in glazes, baking and every morning in my coffee. I buy large quantities at a time (Always local – to help with my ever-growing list of allergies. I would link the honey I use and love, but truly to get the most outta your honey BUY […]

The Best Homemade Spanish Rice I’ve Ever Made

This y’all. This is the best homemade Spanish Rice I’ve ever made. Not to mention, easy! It’s Spanish Rice done right! Homemade Spanish Rice Ingredients: 4 bacon slices 1 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 cup diced green pepper 1 16 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce 2 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. […]

Need More Christmas Crack in Your Life?

The answer to the above weirdo and slightly disturbing headline is: YAAAAAS! Everyone needs more Christmas Crack in their lives. For those of you who are new here, this recipe gets posted once a year, because it’s that addicting. If I’m hooked, I want you hooked! Get comfy and gather near. Three years ago, I […]

Need a Snack That Will Change Your Life?

A snack that will change your life?! Now I’ve done it; I’ve gone too far. Hang on. Give me a sec. I like using hyperbole when I tell you about a recipe I LOVE, mostly because it’s true! ‘PICY! ADDICTING! YOU’LL HORDE ‘EM! All of the above is #truth. Make ’em. Eat ’em. Horde ’em. […]

These Dream Bars Will be Your New Addiction

Dream Bars are everything you dream about in a bar: balanced sweetness with a flaky crust and a filling that makes you immediately realize these will be your new addiction! I have been making these Dream Bars since I was a kid. The recipe was handed down to me from The German; I have no […]

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 […]