A special treat…beef tenderloin

In my family beef is always on the menu for special events and this Peppercorn Crusted Beef Tenderloin is quite the treat.   As I have mentioned before my Mammaw is in a memory care facility and sometimes leaving there can be difficult for her (especially in the evening) so …

cocoa a new way

I still can’t believe Christmas is later this week.  I don’t know about you but I still have a ton to do and one of the things on my list is to make this fudge one more time.  There is just something so special about fudge around the Holidays…and especially this …

a little snowball fun

No matter where you live you can have snowball fun…even with no snow.  Growing up in Southeast Texas it is rare (like never) that we have enough snow to make a snowball…so this year I decided to make my own snowballs…COOKIES that is. These cookies have been a favorite of …

Gluten Free has never been so fun

Chocolate is a must have in my house at all times.  I usually have a chocolate bar, a brownie, peanut butter cup or a cookie to satisfy my daily chocolate need.  For brownies and cookies the fudgier and richer the better for me.  My sea salt caramel brownies are super …

a little naughty (and nice) snack mix…

Ok I have to admit something…I have a secret love for snack mix, the sweet and salty snack mixes.  I love the mix of sweet and salt in each bite in really anything but for snack mix I am especially a fan, and this particular mix is a FAVORITE of …

a new Holiday treat…yes it’s fudge

Do you have a favorite treat that you only have at Christmas?  For me family it was always my MeeMaw’s sugar cookies and english toffee, for my mom is is white chocolate peppermint candy, for The Hubby it is a broccoli & cheese casserole that his mom makes and for …

A perfect winter muffin

The Holiday are a perfect time to break out a fun new muffin for your family and friends and these muffins are definitely a treat.  Anytime The Hubby and I have family or friends stay with us I want to have a a special breakfast treat for them in the …

an unexpected sweet bundt treat

Now I know that when you think of Holiday desserts pumpkin is at the top of the list .  As crazy as this might sound, my family are not big pumpkin lovers so we have always had several additional options besides the traditional pumpkin pie….one always being a bundt cake.  We love …

traditional makes a great roast

Not too long ago The Hubby and I went on one of our infamous shopping trips to Costco.  You know one of those trips where you not only get the essentials such as endless amounts of toilet paper and paper towels but you also end up with way too much …

potato soup…a must have comfort

Are you still surrounded by all the goodness of Thanksgiving, or have you eaten all the turkey you can handle and are ready to move on and embrace all the warm comfort foods of winter…well for The Hubby and I we are ready to move on and this potato soup …