#NaBloPoMo – Recipe Changes

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When I first started cooking and baking food, I had to have a recipe. It’s the main reason I’ve always been better at baking than traditional cooking. My sister has always been good at “a pinch of this, and a … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Lemonade

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” We’ve all heard this, but it only works if you have enough sugar in your life. So in honor or that, here’s my favorite homemade lemonade recipe. Ingredients: 3 1/2 cup water; divided … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Never make that again.

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Today’s prompt for #NaBloPoMo was to talk about a dish I’ve attempted to make that ended in disaster. As soon as I saw this, I knew it needed to be about the time I attempted a seafood casserole. It was … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

Cheesy Chicken Croissant Pockets

One of my least favorite things to do is to make dinner. It’s not that I don’t enjoy cooking. It’s that my husband can’t ever give me a straight answer about what he wants for dinner. I get a lot … Continue reading

Steakhouse Mushrooms for Two

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One of my husband’s favorite things to have for dinner is a good steak. Unfortunately, I’m not as big of a meat eater as he is. But that’s ok. I’ve found a great solution to make those meals more my … Continue reading

Pecan Bars

I made some fabulous pecan bars for a party on the 4th. One of the things I love about this recipe is it’s like having pecan pie, but doesn’t require as much effort to make or eat. I found this … Continue reading

Corn Casserole

corn casserole

This time of year, I’m constantly needing to come up with dishes to bring to potluck dinners and parties.  Thanks to my aunt Julie sharing this recipe with me, I have a super simple and delicious new dish to bring. I … Continue reading

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

cinnamon applesauce

It’s the first day of fall and I that means I can start making some of those wonderful fall flavored dishes.  And what better way to start my fall cooking out right that to make a batch of Mamaw’s homemade … Continue reading

Chocolate Pour Over Icing

This is my mother-in-law’s recipe for chocolate pour over icing.  It’s amazing served with yellow cake and ice cream. Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup white corn syrup 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading