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 […]

When You Need a Sweet Snack – Oops All Berries Treats

I can’t stop playing around with the marshmallow treats, y’all! Eh – who’s complaining? Not me! Not my testers! (when you run a website that has recipes – you need testers!) Look at that delicious pan o’madness: The colors are very holiday-y, very fall-y, very eat-em-whenever-you-want-y. Which is what I was going for (all of […]

When You Need a Sweet Snack – Froot Loops Treats

OMT! is a recipe tinkerer. I tinker – then, post results, pics and recipe. I tell ya who liked it and who didn’t! After all my tinkering shenanigans, you get to decide if it’s a NAILED IT! or FAILED IT! Today’s NAILED IT (for me) is a twist on the Rice Krispie Treat. BACKSTORY: Sweet […]

How To Make the Best Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake

Chocolate. Texas. Sheet. Cake. ~mic drop~ Lawsy, my babies, this is JUST what we need after a long summer: C H O C O L A T E  T E X A S  S H E E T  C A K E! Woot Woot! If you have never ever had Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake (I […]

When You Need a Heapin’ Help Of Chocolate

Some days you need a heapin’ help of chocolate: STAT! Chocolate Bomb Cookies were built for those kind of days. They’re actually my favorite cookie (and, at the moment, Sweet E’s) in the entire world. THE ENTIRE WORLD. I mean – LOOK AT IT! Chocolate Bomb Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

Need A Delicious Gift? Buttery Shortbread Never Disappoints

It’s that time of year again. Time to give a gift to someone who has everything – or is hard to please – or you need to impress – or apologize to (yep, it happens). You will not go wrong with a homemade batch of buttery shortbread. Trust. This picture does not do it justice. […]

Best No-Bake Chocolate Cookies You’ll Ever Make

Who doesn’t love cookies? Who also doesn’t like turning the oven on in the summer? ~ALL OF US~ Chocolate Yummies to the rescue. I make these every year for Christmas, but in recent years have also been making them in the summer when I neeeed cookies, but don’t want to heat up the whole danged […]

The Frosted Brownies That Dreams Are Made Of

Frosted brownies that dreams are made of?! Am I exaggerating? Not a chance. Time for your close-up, dreamy brownie: Fun Fact: When OMT! needs a quick dessert to take to ailing friends or to an unexpected party, these are the badboys I bring. Yep, some days require a little one-on-one time with some quality chocolate […]

Southern Buttermilk Cupcakes

Take a Buttermilk Cupcake. Add a frilly chocolate buttercream hat. Take a satisfying bite. Catch a whiff of the vapors. You may now pass from this world a happy soul. I could end the post here (with recipe) and that’s all that needs to be said, right? LOOK AT IT! Cupcakey Heaven. This was such […]

A Dark Chocolate Twist on Shortbread

Buttery shortbread has a revered place on my favorite cookie list and I’m willing to bet on many of yours too.  In the cooler months, I enjoy my shortbread with a steaming mug of homemade hot chocolate. Makes me smile just thinking about it. What if dark chocolate was added to the buttery goodness? Would […]