It’s that time of year again y’all! For those of you who haven’t given it much thought, that’s ok, you certainly aren’t alone. Whether you are a master baker or you just like doing it for fun, this time of year is a great opportunity to flex those baking muscles. After all, who doesn’t like … More Holiday Sweets & Treats
A week or so ago, my husband asked why I don’t take more of his suggestions in the kitchen. I was confused at first and then realized that this was indeed something that I do. My kind and wonderful husband has quite imaginative suggestions. Some might even rival Grant Achatz…ok that is a bit of … More Apple Butter…With A Twist
The time has come! The year is finally coming to an end and I am looking forward to the next year. I remember other years when this day has come that I just couldn’t wait for the next year because I was over it and wanted a fresh start. This isn’t the case this year. … More Reflections on 2017: A Year Without Resolutions
Like almost every other holiday, Passover always sneaks up on me. I blinked and here it is. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t stressed, but I’m not sure stress is really the right word. Maybe overwhelmed? It always seemed so easy when I lived at home. I didn’t have to do any … More What’s for Seder?
When I sat down at the beginning of the year, I promised myself that I would keep up with the blog better and then I blinked and it was March. Well I am sorry, but I will try to do better. Just like this blog getting away from me, Purim has snuck-up on me. For … More Chag Purim Sameach! It’s Hamentaschen Season!
Well, it is a new year! New year and new me…that’s what everyone is saying right? I am not sure I buy into all of that, but I am all for trying to do more or working harder to achieve goals. With that said, I do have a little bit of a New Year’s resolution … More Hello 2017 and Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes!
Love them or hate them (although I am not sure it is possible to hate them) holiday cookies are a defining part of the season. For me, it is yet another reason to dirty every dish in my kitchen and give out cookies. I personally don’t think there are any rules or guidelines when it … More Holiday Cookies
Well it’s that time of year again. Hanukkah, Chanukkah, or however your family likes spelling it. I have to say, this entire year has practically flown by. Now that we are at the end and Chanukkah is here, I can’t believe that this entire year has gotten away from me. Nevertheless, we are here. I … More It’s Hanukkah Y’all!
When you grow up in the South, or anywhere with a strong BBQ culture, you are exposed to lots of different types of cornbread. For me, I didn’t want to limit myself and pick a specific type of cornbread that I liked more than others. It is a similar mentality to biscuits to me. I … More Cornbread- 3 Ways