Chicken Cheese Ball always made an appearance around my house growing up. Especially around the holidays, whenever Mama hosted a shower, or for other special occasions, her chicken cheese ball was sure to requested. It is definitely one of the easiest recipes to toss together when entertaining, which probably explains why she has always loved read more »
This Cranberry Orange Glazed Ham recipe makes a perfectly delicious addition to your Christmas or holiday menu and really couldn’t be easier to make. No one will ever guess how quickly the glaze comes together that lends such an amazing flavor to this ham recipe. And most likely they wouldn’t believe you if you told read more »
Sausage balls have always been a favorite, bite-sized treat. I remember that Mama would make them for so many special family occasions, like Christmas morning, New Year’s Eve snacks to help us make it to midnight, and so many more. And now, of course, I make these oh so simple little sausage balls for my read more »
Broiled grapefruit makes one of those quick, easy, delicious, amazing breakfast or brunch recipes that is simply amazing. In about five minutes, you have this two ingredient broiled grapefruit that everyone loves! And I can’t get enough of them.
Oatmeal cookies immediately make me think of comforting, cozy afternoons at home, especially these delicious iced ones. Growing up, oatmeal cookies were one of my mother’s specialties. It seemed like she could have a plate of warm oatmeal cookies ready at the blink of an eye whenever we needed a little bit of extra time read more »
Oatmeal Lace Cookies have always been one of my husband’s favorite cookies. I’ve known that but quickly forget from time to time as they aren’t a cookie I have regularly made. So, the other night I asked him, “what’s a favorite Christmas cookie that you’d like for me to make for you?” His immediate reply, read more »
Gingerbread cookies were not my favorite cookies growing up. To be completely honest, I never really cared for them until about five years or so ago when I decided that I was going to create a gingerbread cookie that I absolutely loved. My ultimate gingerbread cookie had a few requirements: – it had to read more »
This Sugar Cookie Recipe has been in my family for years and years. It is one of those cookie recipes that we pull out each year to make Christmas cookies. Through the years, we’ve tried a few variations off my family’s sugar cookie recipe and especially with the decorations. Mama would make a quick cookie read more »
This simple cookie icing recipe is one that I always turn to whenever we are decorating cookies around our house. It has been in my family for as long as I can remember and isn’t going away anytime soon! It works great for spreading or piping onto cookies, whichever you prefer. You can also easily read more »
These Coconut Dreams Cookies are really perfect for all those Christmas cookie platters and as a food gift this season. Seriously, since they are filled with mounds of coconut and little bits of chocolate, these little coconut dream cookies are like a dream come true. Especially to the coconut lover. Thankfully, that’d be the Mister.
I’m still on a peppermint kick today with these. Oh my goodness, these Peppermint Cream Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches are a chocolate and peppermint lover’s idea of a heavenly cookie. Well, at least mine. A soft, cake-y chocolate cookie filled full with fluffy, peppermint-y cream is a great addition to holiday cookie baking.
Peppermint chocolate chip cookies? Seriously? Oh my heavens, YES! This time of year, you can find various brands of chocolate peppermint candies that are already made into chip size pieces or that you can easily chop really quickly. They make the perfect additions for these oh so delicious peppermint chocolate chip cookies. I promise.
Sugar Cookies are one of my very favorite cookies in the entire world. Seriously. They are truly one of the most perfect cookies ever. I thought it would be fun to share my favorite chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe during my 12 Days of Cookies series this year. Because, as much as I love them throughout read more »
Shortbread is one of Mama’s favorite cookies ever. It’s the perfect cookie recipe to share in our 12 Days of Cookies series, I think. It’s perfect for making to keep on hand throughout the holiday season and always makes a cherished gift when given to friends, family, teachers, and neighbors. As a little girl, I read more »
Salted Caramel Thumbprints Cookies make the perfect cookie for the second day of our 12 Days of Christmas Cookies series. Don’t ya think? Let me tell you, these little thumbprint cookies are absolutely the most amazing little Christmas cookie. They do take a little bit of effort, but they are so very much read more »
Snickerdoodles cookies and Christmas go together like the man in a red suit and his faithful friend with a red shiny nose. I thought they’d be the best little cookies to kick-off my 12 Days of Christmas Cookies this year. Yep, 12 days of cookies. My house smells amazing with all of the cookies baking read more »
Happy Thanksgiving! Boy, do I have a delicious holiday appetizer to share with you! You know, just in case you need one more thing to make today or this weekend or even on into the rest of the holiday season. It’s a keeper! Baked brie makes one of those classic, easy, elegant and oh so read more »
These Cranberry Orange Muffins make the perfect little breakfast, brunch or snack treat throughout the fall that I simply adore. But, I’m definitely thinking they’ll be the star attraction on Thanksgiving morning while we’re watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade and our Thanksgiving meal is being prepared for later in the day. These muffins read more »
Broccoli Cheese Casserole always seems to make an appearance for family gatherings. And for that, I am always thankful. So simple to prepare, my broccoli cheese casserole is made from scratch and is an updated version of that old favorite from my childhood that included cans of cream soup. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong read more »
Pie recipes are just so humble, yet absolutely perfect in every possible way. Have you guessed how much I love pies already? Most likely you have by now. Especially since this past week was all about pies around here. So, in celebration for my love affair with this tasty treat, I thought it was appropriate to read more »
French Silk Pie is absolutely one of my favorite pies in all the land. For example, whenever we go to a restaurant and there is a French Silk Pie on the menu, I feel obliged to order it just for at least one taste. “Just one bite,” I tell myself. It never quiet read more »
Buttermilk Pie is a classic, family-favorite pie around my house. Buttermilk Pie is a custardy pie that comes together quickly and easily and is a traditional pie served in so many southern homes. Similar in texture to a Chess Pie, the Buttermilk Pie uses simple ingredients found in most southern kitchens, at least those read more »
Apple Pie is one of those recipes that quietly comforts, in smell, taste and the knowledge of the humble hands before yours that have made the same recipe – even for the same holidays and celebrations. The recipe is as simple, classic, and basic as any apple pie recipe can possibly be; read more »
Cheesy Bacon Bread makes a super fast, simple, savory recipe that is just as easy for making as a quick snack as it is elegant for serving when entertaining. And let me just tell you, this cheesy bacon bread is just as ah-diccccc-tivvve as it is delicious, which means it will become on of those read more »