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Homemade French Bread

Homemade French Bread

When I think of French bread I suddenly speak with an extremely embarrassing French accent and imagine myself in a beret. Oui Oui! ~ugh~ If you have never had homemade French bread, let me weep a little for you (yes, again in the French accent).  If you have never made homemade bread of any kind, …

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Easy Roasted French Green Beans

Easy Roasted French Green Beans

Roasted French green beans sounds so, so, French, oui? I love a roasted veggie, no doubt, but have found the veggies I’m not particularly fond of (like steamed green beans) are delicious when roasted.  I’ll actually go back for seconds. Recently, on a trip to Boy’s, he made roasted asparagus, which I love any way …

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Southern Sweet Tea

Southern Sweet Tea, Y’all

Sweet tea is a Southerner’s dream come true when made right (not green tea…there’s a big difference). As with anything else in the South (or anywhere else, for that matter) there are lots of variations of standard classics. The German did not make sweet tea.  She wasn’t Southern, after all. Yet, it was one of …

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Do Your Carrots Have a Drinking Problem?

Drunk Carrots

Carrots got a drankin’ problem, y’all.  I love you, man!  Yes, carrots, we love you, too. I first heard of whiskey-glazed carrots from a friend after they had made them for Thanksgiving.  I was all: I LOVE butter.  I LOVE whiskey.  I LOVE a tender carrot.  Put all these loves together in one lovely dish, …

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Easy Spainish Rice

Easy Baked Spanish Rice

When I was a newlywed with limited culinary experience a friend passed along this easy recipe for Spanish Rice and it has remained a family favorite.  The first time I made it I was so proud of myself for producing something that tasted exactly like I wished it would taste, exactly like someone else would …

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Self-Dressing Salad of Your Dreams

Self-Dressing Salad of Your Dreams

What?  You don’t dream of salad?  Yeah, me neither….~snort~….but, this salad is like a dream because #1) It’s simple, #2) It’s delicious and Bonus #3) If you’re a newbie in the kitchen or an experienced cook, bringing this dish to any occasion will add to your kitchen cred. WATCH OUT!  OMT! is getting her street …

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