When my sous chef dish-washing mom made Overnight Egg and Cheese Casserole for her Bible study group, we had a half loaf of white bread left over. We are not big white bread eaters but we are big lovers of bread pudding. I also had a few whole wheat hot dog buns also leftover from a […]
When the words vanilla, cheesecake and pecan are all run together ending in pie I cannot help myself. I cannot resist. I head to the kitchen, sort out the ingredients and begin the fun of mixing and blending while imaging just how good this is going to taste!
We’ve got apples! Do you? I’ve got caramel apple dumplings, want some?
When the Brown Eyed Baker posted this dessert recipe I was totally captivated by her pictures. It was the first of August and I had children and grandchildren arriving in just a few days. I was in meal planning mode. What I didn’t know was …
Recently my friend Charlene was traveling through Arkansas with girlfriends. I didn’t realize this, but the home of P. Allen Smith is located just 30 minutes outside of Little Rock. The Garden Home at Moss Mountain Farm sits on top of a ridge overlooking the Arkansas River Valley. Paul Allen Smith is a television […]
Yesterday I wrote about these lovely sugar cookie flowers. For those of you who have signed up to receive notice of a new blog post via email you may or may not have seen a picture of the cookies. But for some reason Feedburner sent out this picture of a momma and her baby! I […]
When our granddaughter Abbey arrived for a visit last fall one of the first things she asked of her Grandpa Lee is, “Do you have any black walnuts?” Earlier this summer Abbey had been the recipient of fresh black walnuts from Grandpa Lee’s walnut trees. She told us that she used them in a recipe […]
[ The Birth of Jesus Christ ] In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage […]
Chess pies are a Southern specialty that has a simple filling of eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of flour. Some recipes add cornmeal and others include vinegar. Flavorings, such as vanilla, lemon juice, or chocolate are also added to vary the basic recipe. When I asked my southern-born husband if his Granny made […]
Can you stand one more apple recipe? If you are like me you may still have a few apples around from the fall bounty. I made this Apple Crumb Pie a few weeks back and it reminded me of how much I like the simplicity of making a crumb topping pie! It also reminded me […]