Category: Recipes

Happy 4th of July!

This 4th of July weekend is when we celebrate the Freedom we have here in the USA.   Thank you to all those who have served, will serve and the families of those.  We are so blessed to be living in this great country and I am so thankful for …

honey butter corny, corn, corn

It is summer and that means it is time for CORN! It doesn’t matter how… I don’t know about your family but my family eats corn anyway we can. We love boiled corn, corn on the corn, kernel corn, creamed corn and of course popcorn…but my favorite is grilled corn for …

celebrate with cookies

The 4th of July is just around the corner (like next week) and these cookies are a perfect way to celebrate!! These are not just chocolate chip cookies? So what makes these so special?  Simple, pudding.  Yes there is pudding mix in the cookies, making them super moist and tender …

cheesy campfire goodness

Grilling has been about all The Hubby and I have been doing lately.  Summer is here and I don’t know about you but heating the house up wth my oven is not so fun…so out to the grill (or campfire) we go. Grilling more than just meat Grilling is not …

simple chicken, with TONS of yum

Sometimes simple chicken really is the answer for dinner, and this simple grilled chicken is a perfect choice for dinner tonight!! A family affair One of my favorite family traditions is family dinner.  We try to all get together (at least with us that live in SE Texas) at least …

easy peasy peachy peach cobbler

What is the one dessert you have to have in the summer?  Is it something lemon?  Chocolate anything?  Pie?  For me it is definitely cobbler and peach cobbler is a must!! Peaches are everywhere When I walk through any farmers market or in the produce area of my grocery store …

double the peanut butter goodness

Peanut butter cookies are a must make for the summer (at least in my family).  The Hubby loves them, the Dad loves them and my Mammaw loves them.   A good peanut butter cookie to me is soft in the center, crispy on the edges and dusted with sugar giving …

grilled goodness for DAD

Father’s Day is this weekend!  That’s so crazy.   I can’t believe it is already the middle of June and time to celebrate the men in our lives. Celebrating DAD In our home, Father’s Day has always included a home cooked meal, whatever my dad wants, and then typically we …

cheesy bread goodness

For me, one of the best parts of eating Italian food out is the bread.  My favorite is the crusty bread, slathered in butter with mealy cheese everywhere.   There is one small local Italian restaurant that inspired this bread that makes everything homemade.  Their pasta is homemade, their sauce …

one pan pasta…perfect for tonight

Summer is definitely here in SE Texas and summer hasn’t even officially started yet.  Along with a large part of the country out temps are in the 90’s and feel like the 100’s. When the weather is like this the last thing I want to do is have the oven …