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Chocolate Banana Cake on a plate

Cake Fit for Your Monkeys

Cake?  Yes, please.  Is there ever any doubt?  Never, even if it’s hideous (yet delicious). There are days I jones for a three layer monstrosity and there are days I’m happy with a sheet of cake that needs nothing more than whipped cream or a drizzle of caramel (you read that right). This day I …

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No Bake Chocolate Yummies

No Bake Chocolate Yummies

It’s gonna be a long hot summer, y’all.  What better way to one-up the heat than surprising the family (or just you…however you wanna play this deliciousness) with homemade cookies?  Better yet, with some no bake Chocolate Yummies. Take that oven set to 350°! I’ve been making these as long as I’ve been baking (be …

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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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brownie heart with icing

Brownie Lurv

Attention All Brownie Lovers: Get your brownie lurv here! I think we all know how I feel about brownies and all things brownie.  To refresh your memories, check it HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE  and HERE. Dadgum, that’s a lot of brownie lurv! I was feeling all Valentiney and wondering what might be a fun way …

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stack of Perfect Oatmeal Cookies on white plate

Perfect Oatmeal Cookies

Perfect this – perfect that… Oh, OMT!, have you actually found the recipe for perfect oatmeal cookies?! YESH! Wish there was a smell button on this thang. Right before I started to write this post, I made a dash for the freezer, where I had stashed a batch of Perfect Oatmeal Cookies the weekend before.  …

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Need More Christmas Crack in Your Life?

A Christmas Crack Fairytale

Come close, my babies.  OMT has a tale to tell. Once upon a time, two years ago to be exact, My sister-in-law made us a Christmas surprise that at first glance seemed nothing more than a healthy snack of nuts and raisins. When I looked upon it, I may or may not have (totally may) …

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Scones, Cinnamon Roll Style

I’m always on the hunt for a delicious breakfast idea. Vanilla Pudding Cinnamon Rolls are in the top 10.  Banana Bread Pancakes would hit the spot.  Pumpkin-Streusel Cinnamon Buns are always yummy, but I’m pumpkined out.  I think it’s time for something new.  Something different.  Something easy. I think I found a contender. Hello luva: …

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sweet roll

Sweet Orange Rolls

…or as I like to call them: Sweet Orange Rolls O’Yurm. I do love a lip-smackin’ sweet roll (hello, pumpkin-cinnamon streusel buns) and these Sweet Orange Rolls have been added to my ever-growing list.  They are delicately delicious. Freshly squeezed orange juice imparts a light flavoring.  You could add an orange extract to bump up …

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