Candy Corn Popcorn Cake

  It’s that time of year when all things turn orange, and I am not just saying that because I live in the very orange state of Tennessee! Recently we had some little-people visitors and I wanted to give them a treat before they left for home.  I was thinking of something not-too-sugary but still fun to … Read more

Breakfast In Bed For Mom? Praline French Toast! Yes Ma’am!

In 2004 the Chief and I bought this lovely home to run as a bed and breakfast. In the 3 years that followed we hosted over 1,000 men, women (and a few children!) at our breakfast table. In this 174-year-old home antebellum home, Mother’s Day was an extra-special day because we treated the mothers  staying … Read more

Dipped Pretzel Rods & A Cookbook Giveaway!

Got 30 minutes?  Wanna have some fun? Then you can make these crazy dipped pretzels!  Gather the kids and make this a family time.  I gathered my sous-chef dish-washing mom and we had a blast. Mixing white almond bark and white chocolate semi-sweet chips makes for a rich candy coat.  We did the same with … Read more