Simply delicious, pineapple rum cake is a current favorite around my house. It is moist, sweet, and satisfying.
Whenever I offer to bake for a fundraiser or to take to an event, I am inevitably asked to bake my Scottish Shortbread. These are light, not overly sweet, and buttery cookies that are as much in demand in the spring or summer as at Christmastime. Today I'm sharing the secrets of how to bake … Continue reading How to Bake the Best Scottish Shortbread Cookies Ever
Holiday seasons are meant to be fun, but usually, we get caught up with a lot of important stuff to do: gift - shopping, sprucing up the house Christmas-style, choosing and decorating the tree, and yes, baking cookies. It's time to take a deep breath and cut down on the workload. This Christmas season, instead … Continue reading How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party
Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and it's time to share my secret recipe for Peanut Pie. It's rich, decadent. In the South, we have a saying when something's this good: "Slap Yo Mama!". This pie is so rich, so decadent, and so satisfying it makes me want to cry when I take a bite.
Maple bacon corn muffins are a treat for a cool fall morning. I bake them on Sunday morning and serve them piping hot. You get 18 muffins out of one batch, leaving plenty of muffins left over to keep on hand for a quick weekday morning breakfast.
Every time I fix them for breakfast, I end up with leftover grits. I have come up with a way to bake those leftovers into a hearty, richly-textured bread with a rustic appearance. It makes a wonderful toast and is a full-bodied bread to get out the door in the morning. I know a few … Continue reading Leftover Grits? Make Grits Bread for a Quick Weekday Breakfast Toast
Cast your vote, the poll is open. What DIY topics do you want to read more of in May? MAY IS SO BUSY FOR HOME & GARDEN ENTHUSIASTS! I'm busy planning out my May articles. Yes. Contrary to popular opinion, bloggers do plan. We write content around holidays and special occasions. Between my full-time job … Continue reading Cast Your Vote The Poll Is Open…What DIY Topics Do You Want To Read More of in May
This quick and easy homemade, grilled pizza is a family favorite in my home. It's a quick Saturday afternoon meal and gives us a chance to break away from all our projects to just sit and have a nice, casual lunch on the back porch. Why not just order pizza? Well, my friends, that's a … Continue reading Quick Easy Homemade Grilled Pizza
Easy Homemade Dinner Rolls are exactly as the name suggests. These are simple and unpretentious dinner rolls. Using quick-rise yeast, you can have these piping hot and on your table in around an hour. No bread machine is needed, but you can run this on the "mix only cycle" if you do have one. I … Continue reading Easy Homemade Dinner Rolls