A classic pound cake recipe makes one of the most versatile cakes for all occasions. This pound cake recipe is an heirloom cake recipe handed down from my grandmother. The thing I hold most dear that I inherited from my grandmother is her love of time in the kitchen. It seemed that there was nowhere read more »
Spicy Mustard BBQ Sauce adds the right amount of spice and tang to whatever you serve with it. This mustard BBQ sauce makes a great addition to your BBQ! For as long as I remember, I’ve always loved my Mama’s Coca-Cola BBQ sauce. It is what I grew up on her chicken, meatloaf and read more »
This classic pesto recipe adds so much flavor to so many dishes! Made of fresh basil, garlic, nuts, olive oil, and cheese, this pesto recipe comes together in minutes! My basil has been abundant this summer in our back porch container garden. I’ve used it so much that I always think I’m going to use read more »
This blackberry syrup recipe adds that burst of summer flavor to every dish you serve it with! From topping pancakes, yogurt, or cake to stirring into drinks, blackberry syrup is a must have recipe! The wild blackberries are finally ready for picking around the farm and I couldn’t be happier! I remember taking snack picnics read more »
Homemade Cracker Jacks made with caramel, popcorn, and peanuts makes a classic childhood treat! The perfect blend of salty, sweet, and nutty are all in this favorite popcorn recipe for homemade cracker jacks. They are so simple to make that having the recipe may be kind of dangerous! Ha!
Cinnamon honey butter makes a delicious addition to so many dishes. From sweet potatoes to a bowl of oatmeal, this cinnamon honey butter compound will be a favorite! I love the simplicity of making my own compound butters and this cinnamon honey butter has to be one of my favorites.
Bacon jam is made with simple ingredients of bacon, onion, garlic, and other ingredients and then slow cooked for hours. Perfect for serving with crusty bread, atop a flakey biscuit and so much more. There is something so comforting about smearing a bit of bacon jam on toast or dipping a cracker into it or read more »
This salsa recipe is easy to make in minutes! No cooking required for this fresh, delicious restaurant style salsa recipe that you can adjust the heat to your preference! This salsa recipe has totally spoiled me. You see, I’m one of those people that you have to watch closely when you go to the read more »
A classic banana bread recipe that makes a moist, tender banana bread every time. Made with simple ingredients this easy recipe is a favorite. This recipe is one that I remember my Grandmother making routinely. It was a great way of using bananas that slipped a bit past their prime with brown specs that seemed read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
Okay, so Salted Caramel Blondies are a thing around here. Like a major thing. We can’t seem to get enough of them. Creamy, chewy, crunchy, and absolutely delicious, these salted caramel blondies are the perfect combination of sweet and salty and something that you just can’t get enough of. Well, at least I can’t.
This Pear Walnut Bread reminds me of my Grandmother. I miss her terribly this time of year. Every fall, my Grandmother’s kitchen would smell like what I could only imagine at the time the best bakeries of the world must of smelled like. You see, we lived waaaay out in the country and bakeries read more »
Caramel Glaze makes the perfect topping for so many delicious desserts and other special treats this time of year. From biscuits, cakes, pies, cinnamon rolls, to apple slices, caramel glaze takes anything you are loving to a whole new level. Luckily, this Caramel Glaze couldn’t be any easier to make either. You can say that read more »
Dry Rub recipes are some of my favorite things to experiment with, make in large batches to keep on hand when cooking, and then wrap up a few of my favorites to give to friends and family. This Spicy Brown Sugar Dry Rub Recipe is no exception. It lends so much flavor to dishes when read more »
Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters make a delicious no-bake treat with the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Just five ingredients make these clusters fast and fabulous!
Caramel Sauce is one of those recipes that makes me think of fall, football, and comfort. It also makes me think of blondies, brownies, and ice cream. Caramel sauce is perfect throughout the year! Luckily, homemade caramel sauce is simple enough to make any time of the year and to keep on hand. And believe read more »
Comeback Sauce is one of those amazing inventions that I have no idea who created it, but I sure wish I could hug their neck in gratitude. A long standing southern classic, Comeback Sauce comes from the Mississippi region of the south – or so I understand – and I couldn’t be happier that friends read more »
Cheese straws and the South just go hand-in-hand. Well, at least they always have in my family. My Mama has always made the most amazing cheese straws. I remember as a little girl sitting at the bar, perched up high on my bar stool as she’d use her cookie press to make long lines of read more »
Fudge brownies instantly bring a sense of home and comfort for me. And let’s face it, we’ve needed that over the last few days. For years, I thought the only kind of brownies you could make came out of a box and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. They are dependable, quick, and read more »
Since yesterday’s little hint about what was to come, I’ve gotten so many emails and messages asking for the recipe. This Fudge Brownie Mix is going to be one of my favorite things to give this Christmas season. It looks beautiful all nicely layered in a big glass jar, but the best part of this read more »