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 […]

How To Make Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter

Have you ever attempted to make homemade roasted garlic butter? Sometimes it’s the simple things that makes us the happiest. Homemade roasted garlic butter is high on my makes-me-crazy-happy list. Creamy, buttery, garlicy – did I mention buttery? And garlicy? This is the stuff, my babies. The stuff of long mmmmms and satisfied eye-rolling delight. […]

Love Spicy and Fresh? Jalapeno Avocado Dressing to the Rescue!

We are fortunate to enjoy avocados year-round in Texas. If they aren’t in the house, they’re on the grocery list to buy. Of course we love guacamole and are constantly whipping up a batch, but this avocado dressing is a little different and as versatile as well. Time to up your avocado game, my babies! […]

Easy Seasoned Corn On The Cob For Any Occasion

OMT strives to do many things here, one of which is to offer easy and delicious solutions in the kitchen. This post offers a second look at my seasoned corn on the cob recipe…nom! When your grill is packed to the seams and there is no room for your cobs, I’ve got an easy and […]

No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? Your Rolling Pin to the Rescue!

Today’s lifehack is one I use all the danged time! To the video. someone get the lights! (sorry about the newby vertical filming) How stinkin’ easy is that? If you don’t keep stuffing mix in your pantry, you could also use this method with toasted bread. I love an easy and useful lifehack/kitchenhack. Have you […]

Top 10 Reasons To Love Hot Chocolate

Every year, I yammer on about why you should be drinking more…MORE!…hot chocolate. Surprisingly, there are antioxidant health benefits to this chocolate-lover’s dream. Pair with a slice of Scottish Shortbread and I’ll follow you anywhere. Ten Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is Good For You 10: It’s got a punch of fiber. One tbsp has 1.8 […]

How To: Steam Eggs for Perfect Peeling

I have never had luck peeling fresh hard boiled eggs…until now: I swear that’s EXACTLY how they looked upon peeling! No matter what super-guaranteed Internet method I’ve tried before, I’ve ended up with eggs that look like this: Before you jump upon the word “fresh” in the opening sentence, know that I have bought fresh […]

How-To: Make Your Own Electrolyte Replacement Drink

As many of you know, OMT! is a distance runner. (BRAGGER!) I started when a coach at my elementary school asked me to join the track team. Me? Track? I had never considered it before, but because my friends were doing it, I agreed. It was there, on the dusty West Texas school ground fields, […]

Homemade Tortillas With Coconut Oil

I first wrote about these tortillas back in 2015. They are so delicious (and easy) that I thought I should do another post about them for anyone who’s new here! Pair them with my red enchilada sauce, and OH, MOMMA! you’ll die! DON’T DIE! Time to get your skillz on! The recipe is very simple, […]