Banana Bread

Feb 25, 2014 by

  I realize that there is absolutely nothing earth shattering or trend setting about banana bread. Home cooks have been baking up...

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Blackberry Corn Muffins

Jul 24, 2013 by

My birthday was a couple weeks ago.  The plan was to get manicures with my mother, have lunch, and then do a little shopping. What...

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Traditional Southern Skillet C...

Jan 17, 2013 by

  This year I am launching a regular series called “Bridal Basics.”  Back when I was in my mid-twenties (which I...

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Cranberry Eggnog Muffins

Dec 20, 2012 by

  Last Friday night, The Husband and I both went to bed with heavy hearts and feeling quite somber.  The events from that day...

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Chocolate-Cherry Almond Cupcak...

Nov 26, 2012 by

  I am a messy cook. It took me awhile to admit that, but the day The Husband refused to clean up after me because it would be...

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Wheat Sandwich Bread

Aug 16, 2012 by

  As you know, I have been on this “make your own” kick lately.  Homemade sandwich bread was one of the first items I wanted...

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Blueberry Buttermilk Coffee Ca...

Jun 6, 2012 by

  Back when The Husband and I were newlyweds I used to get up on Saturday mornings and make something special for breakfast....

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Chewy Chocolate Brownies

May 8, 2012 by

  During the week, The Husband and I try to maintain a pretty healthy diet and get to the gym regularly.  When you run a food blog...

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Lemon Thyme Bread

Apr 11, 2012 by

  Move over banana bread.  You’ve been replaced.  This is quite possibly my new favorite quick bread. This bread has such a...

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Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

Apr 5, 2012 by

  Ever notice how certain tastes can cause old memories to come flooding back?  These sandwich cookies brought back memories of...

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Vanilla Bean Sablé Cookies

Mar 27, 2012 by

  I was your typical little girl growing up in that I loved playing dress up.  I used to have a cigar box full of cheap costume...

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Tiramisu Bread

Mar 1, 2012 by

  It seems to me tiramisu has been way overdone. Kind of like The Kardashians. And movies/shows about vampires/zombies/the...

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Butterbean Hummus

Jan 26, 2012 by

  I love dips.  I pin, bookmark, and clip dip recipes all the time with the intention of making them and then they end up sitting...

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Dec 5, 2011 by

Pin It   I’ve dedicated several blog posts on the Southern recipes from The Husband’s side of the family. I thought it was about...

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Nutella-Filled Pumpkin Cupcake...

Oct 31, 2011 by

  Pin It   I work for a company called GodwinGroup, the oldest and largest advertising agency in Mississippi.  One of the reasons...

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Praline Pan Biscuits

Oct 18, 2011 by

Pin It   I have flipped past this recipe at least a dozen times. I’m usually searching for instructions on something else –...

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Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

Oct 13, 2011 by

Pin It I have been cooking for several years. But this post goes to show you that I don’t know everything. Rustic breads are just...

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Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Oct 3, 2011 by

Pin It  I shared with you a little over a month ago how a family friend graciously donated a hotel room in New Orleans so I could...

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Chocolate Snack Cake

Sep 29, 2011 by

You know those days when you feel like you’ve exerted just about all the brainpower you can muster? Maybe you are studying for an...

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Peach Cardamom Muffins

Sep 26, 2011 by

Pin It   I realize it’s been fall for less than a week and here I am dragging out peaches. You may remember I went through a...

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Basil Pesto Muffins

Sep 19, 2011 by

Okay, so I stink at growing zucchini.  We’ve beat that dead horse.  Time to move on. When it comes to growing basil, however, my...

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Buttermilk Biscuits

Aug 4, 2011 by

  I realized after writing this that I just did a post on biscuits and gravy back in April. My knee jerk reaction was to totally...

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Pluot Cake

Jul 11, 2011 by

  Pin It   It started as a trip to the store for a bag of cherries. By the time I got to the check-out counter, I had amassed about...

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Bacon Cheddar Muffins

Jun 5, 2011 by

  These little muffins are perfect. Perfect for breakfast. Perfect for brunch. Perfect for snacking. Perfect with a salad. Perfect...

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Buttermilk Biscuits I

Apr 22, 2011 by

  By now you probably know that my parents are from the Chicago area.  I have mentioned it enough times and you are probably tired...

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Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

Jan 5, 2011 by

My little blog was horribly neglected in 2010.  I mean, it’s not like I don’t have a good excuse – new baby, new career. ...

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Pumpkin Bread with Golden Rais...

Nov 29, 2009 by

  I’m up early today so I can work on putting out Christmas decorations.  The husband and I brought home a beautiful...

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Potato Rosemary Bread

Oct 29, 2009 by

  When I first became interested in cooking, there were a few recipes my mother felt I needed to have in my repertoire.  A few...

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Zucchini Bread

Sep 6, 2009 by

I think just about every great cook has someone they consider their mentor.  Someone who supported them, encouraged them, inspired...

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Cheddar Bacon Blueberry Scones

Aug 15, 2009 by

  There is this freezer full of  frozen blueberries that has been unabashedly flirting with me at the farmer’s market for...

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