Homemade Moon Pies

Mar 4, 2014 by

  Holy sinful goodness ya’ll . . . If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you may have seen this picture a week or so...

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S’mores Cookies

Sep 10, 2013 by

  Labor Day weekend, my little family and I made a quick trip up to Chicago to visit extended family.  We try to go at least once...

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Sweet Tea Granita

Aug 28, 2013 by

  There is a stack of about five or six Garden & Gun magazines next to The Husband’s recliner.  We can’t bear to part with...

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Chocolate Covered Ice Cream Co...

Aug 12, 2013 by

  My “baby” turned THREE on Saturday. At the risk of sounding like every other mother you know, it seems like just yesterday...

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Lemon Icebox Pie

Aug 7, 2013 by

  When life gives you lemons, I suggest using them to make pie.  With meringue.  Because everything is better with...

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Ricotta Dumplings with Warm Bl...

Jul 2, 2013 by

  You might notice things slow down a bit around here. No, I’m not giving up the blog.  This blog and cooking are my creative...

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Five Father’s Day Recipe...

Jun 10, 2013 by

  Have you noticed when it comes to Mother’s Day food lineups, it’s all about flowers and dainty finger foods and pretty...

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Honeysuckle Sorbet

May 29, 2013 by

  This is probably one of the neatest things I have made in a while. Once the weather warms up, The Husband and I spend a lot of...

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Five Memorial Day Recipes . . ...

May 23, 2013 by

  Alright, I know earlier this month I was just commenting how we just celebrated Easter.  But now that I have put a few more...

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Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

May 16, 2013 by

  A few weeks ago, Louisiana strawberries started showing up at my farmer’s market.  Every year I buy a whole flat (sometimes...

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Loaded Cookies with Pretzels, ...

Apr 22, 2013 by

  About a month ago, The Husband and I decided to turn off the television on the weekends.   We’re in the midst of potty...

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Five Easter Recipes . . .and L...

Mar 21, 2013 by

  Holy cow, Easter already!  I have noticed that some families celebrate Easter with brunch and some celebrate with a big meal...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sc...

Mar 18, 2013 by

  I swear, I think there is absolutely nothing The Husband and I like more than baking a batch of chocolate chip cookies on a...

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Strawberry Pavlovas

Feb 13, 2013 by

  After eating this dessert, The Husband had to make a painful admission.  He says this dish tops what has been his favorite...

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Mini Chocolate Soufflés

Feb 7, 2013 by

  One of the things I have grown to love over the last 3.5 years I have been publishing this blog is that it really challenges me to...

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Five Valentine’s Recipes...

Feb 4, 2013 by

    The older I get, the less important Valentine’s Day becomes.  When The Husband and I were first married, we would make a...

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Gingerbread Trifles with Eggno...

Dec 17, 2012 by

  The holidays are known for being a time of overeating and overindulging.  Either you are sick of all the rich food, or you are...

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Eggnog Cookies with Buttercrea...

Dec 13, 2012 by

    Three years ago during the holidays, The Husband and I were going through a true test of our marriage.  We both lost our jobs...

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Cranberry-Apple Lattice Pie

Dec 6, 2012 by

  Cranberries are synonymous with the holidays while apple pie just makes you think of fall. I love how this recipe combines the...

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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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Pumpkin-Spice Cheesecake

Nov 19, 2012 by

  If you have room on your Thanksgiving buffet after all the desserts I just share with you, then here is one more the add to your...

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Five Thanksgiving Desserts . ....

Nov 15, 2012 by

  Thanksgiving is officially a week away.  Holy cow!  It was just Halloween! We’ve covered side dishes, so now I want to...

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Pumpkin-Pecan Cake with Brown ...

Oct 22, 2012 by

  I will pretty much try any recipe with bourbon in it.  Maybe it’s the Southern girl in me. The good thing about this cake is...

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Five Pumpkin Recipes . . .and ...

Oct 18, 2012 by

  Half of October is gone and I just don’t think I can put it off any longer.  It’s time to unleash the pumpkin...

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Funnel Cakes

Oct 11, 2012 by

  For me, funnel cakes evoke strong memories of high school football games – bright lights, cool night air, the sound of the...

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Five Fall Recipes (that aren&#...

Oct 4, 2012 by

  Rest assured folks, the pumpkin recipes are coming. While pumpkins are definitely the star of the show when autumn arrives,...

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Grilled Banana Split

Sep 4, 2012 by

This was probably not what you expected to see the day after Labor Day, huh? Well, since the beginning of fall feels just as hot...

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Five Peach Recipes . . . And L...

Aug 23, 2012 by

  I had no idea when I started this post that August is National Peach Month. Peaches are one of my favorite fruits and now that...

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Banana Cupcakes with Chocolate...

Aug 13, 2012 by

  Little Tot turned two on Friday.  Excuse me while I go stand in a corner and mourn the disappearance of my little baby. Okay,...

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Five Southern Desserts . . .an...

Aug 9, 2012 by

It seems like just yesterday we were heralding the beginning of summer.  However, this week my Facebook news feed has been full of...

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Frozen Brandy Alexander Pie

Aug 6, 2012 by

  Just a warning, this pie is for adults only.  There is a shot of Kahlúa and a shot of Brandy in it and since there is no cooking...

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Spicy Pineapple Coconut Pops

Jul 2, 2012 by

  Remember back in March when I was fretting over our lack of winter weather and what the future would hold as far as the heat for...

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Peach Cobbler with Homemade Va...

Jun 28, 2012 by

The week after you return from vacation is always hard, isn’t it?  I liken it to moving your clocks one hour ahead in the...

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Jun 18, 2012 by

Earlier this month, I bought The Husband an ice cream maker for his birthday.  Okay, maybe he didn’t specifically ask for an ice...

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Four Blueberry Recipes . . . A...

May 31, 2012 by

Mississippi Blueberry Orchard ~ Photo courtesy of Cheri M. A co-worker of mine has a family farm where they grow blueberries.  Every...

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