Tag: dessert

A Basic Southern Pie – Buttermilk

A Basic Southern Pie – Buttermilk

Believed to have originated in England, it was brought over to America by Southern settlers. Now, when we hear “buttermilk pie,” we instantly think of the South.  As easy as a homemade pie crust is to make, it’s one of the most difficult things to […]

Blueberry & Pineapple Dump Cake

Blueberry & Pineapple Dump Cake

Talk about easy! This cake is a favorite of mine since the 70s, yes the 1970s!  You can use any combination of canned, frozen or fresh fruit, any flavor of dry cake mix and top any way you’d like. A dump cake is just that-you […]

1940s Chocolate Candy

1940s Chocolate Candy

Before the creation of the microwave, the way to make candy was with a candy thermometer and a heavy saucepan.  Now I make this 1940 candy in the microwave because…why not! I love it because it has raisins in it and tastes somewhat like a […]

One Bowl Fudgy Brownies

One Bowl Fudgy Brownies

I’ve made these brownies since I was about 21, and believe me, that’s a looooong time! I’m a true fan of a brownie mix because I’ve always found that homemade brownie recipes that I’ve tried are never ever as good as a good box of […]

Avalanche Candy

Avalanche Candy

av·a·lanche ˈavəˌlan(t)SH/ noun   1. a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside. synonyms: snowslide   This is really the perfect definition of this candy because they really do look like little avalanches.  The best thing about this candy is how […]

Pumpkin Eggnog Bread Pudding with Salted Maple Toffee Sauce

Pumpkin Eggnog Bread Pudding with Salted Maple Toffee Sauce

I’m one of those annoying people who buy everything pumpkin I can lay my hands on. You’re either with me or against me – there’s just no in between. So, when Smith’s Dairy in Ohio had a contest about sharing holiday traditions, I knew I […]

Cooking with Taylor!

Cooking with Taylor!

A sweet 16 year old young lady named Taylor has a HUGE interest and and HUGE talent in cooking.  She has a youtube channel that will be hosting many “Cooking with Tay Tay” videos. I’m so excited for her new adventure, and I just know […]

Soapapilla Cheescake Squares

Soapapilla Cheescake Squares

These are a hit for breakfast, dessert or a snack. They’re easy to make, and they make a big baking dish full.  Not an original recipe by any means, I still want to share it just in case you’ve missed out. Crescent rolls and cream […]

Summertime Peaches

Summertime Peaches

It’s Peach Season I grew up in North Texas, and when June rolled around I knew we would enjoy homemade peach ice cream and peach cobbler unlike no other time during the year. My favorite was and always will be warm peach cobbler seasoned with cinnamon […]

PB & Banana Cupcakes

PB & Banana Cupcakes

I’d describe these cupcakes as “Moist & Light Buttermilk Banana Cupcakes with Fluffy Peanut Butter & Cream Cheese Frosting Topped to Perfection with Crushed Butterfinger® Candy.”  Candy Crush Peanut Butter & Banana Cupcakes, A.K.A. “The Elvis Special” The King used to smear some peanut butter onto […]

Steel Your Heart Away Eggrolls

Steel Your Heart Away Eggrolls

This was my alltime favorite contest to enter, to qualify and to win – Bob’s Red Mill. You may recognize Bob Moore from the label. The people were great, they treated us all very well, and the prize was SWEET! A trip for two to Scotland!   […]

Voted Most Popular

Voted Most Popular

Pinched almost 5,000 times on the Just A Pinch recipe site and shared thousands of times on Pinterest, this easy to make recipe has been voted most popular.  In 2010 I was in a Kraft contest along with thousands of other home cooks and was going to whip […]