Do You Know How to Rice Cauliflower?

Have you ever tried riced cauliflower? Do you know how to rice cauliflower? Up until recently, I hadn’t, nor knew how. Of course, I decided to take the plunge and rice me some cauliflower, then come here and jibber-jabber all about it! Start by buying a firm full head of the white veggie, with no […]

How To: Rolled Biscuits of Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered how to make rolled biscuits? You know, the fluffy rolled biscuits of your dreams (don’t forget the cream gravy). Grab your apron and let’s get to baking! The absolute trick to these unforgettable layers of yum is DO NOT OVER-MIX THE DOUGH. You’re gonna wanna.  You’re gonna see the unincorporated butter […]

The BEST Red Sauce for Your Enchiladas

Do you love enchiladas? RHETORICAL, PEOPLE! Of course you do! It’s because of your love for enchiladas that you should start making this red sauce, STAT! This family favorite will leave you asking, “Why am I buying generic enchilada sauce, when I can make THIS!” I grew up in a diverse neighborhood, in the sense […]

You Might Be Shocked to Know How Easy This Is

The first time I made my own mayonnaise, I swore I’d never buy store bought again. Why? Because it’s that delicious. Lawsy. So, delicious. Did I mention it’s amazing? Cause it is. And easy. So stinkin’ easy to make. The first time I made my own mayonnaise, I swore I’d never buy store bought again. […]

This Addictive Glaze Will Make You Want To Pour It on Everything!

Pssssst. You. Yes, you. You look like the kind of person who is bored with the ordinary holiday fare. With the ordinary holiday tastes. Am I right? Ham. Turkey. Turkey. Ham. ~taste-bud snooze-fest~ How would you like a glaze recipe that will make you want to pour it on everything? That you could use year […]

Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Will Make You Swoon

Have you ever tried your hand at homemade peanut butter? If not – now’s the time to try. No fear. Just grinding until you arrive at smooth spreadable peanuty love. It’s easy and spoonfully delicious! We are always looking for ways to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or nutrition and this peanut butter is a […]

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract in 5 Easy Steps

Last year, I set about making my own decadent blend of vanilla extract and the results were so delicious, I’ll never buy vanilla from a store again. Yep, it was that good. You would have thought with all my years of baking experience, I would have tried to make vanilla extract at least once, but […]

Slow Cooker Apple Butter Will Make You a Fanatic

If you already love store-bought apple butter, homemade apple butter will make you into an apple butter fanatic. Trust. This recipe is insanely easy, adaptable to your apple and spice tastes and highly addictive. It makes enough to use now and freeze for later. (Sweet E knows there is ALWAYS a jar available at Choochie’s […]

Sweet Southern Onions That Will Make Grandma Proud

I feel like everyone in the South has a go-to baked onion recipe. Why? ‘Cause they’re delicious and we know it! Baked onions are great year-round. Think cookouts in the summer, addendum to crock pot ribs in the fall, a side dish with Christmas dinner and an ever-present Easter favorite. Plus you can totally throw […]

Are You Ready for Summer’s Last Hurrah? Make Sangria

Summer has been a beast in Texas – just the way I like it! The heat and the heat and, oh yeah, the HEAT has been oppressive. Some days simply call for a refreshing reminder that summer was made for fruity adult fun. As we get closer to the end of summer, I always have […]