Category: Breads

DIY Old Fashioned Cornbread Mix Recipe

Corn Bread Mix

Although in Atlanta now, I moved here from New Orleans. Most of my family still lives there. While known for its fabulous food, some of the absolute best is the simplest.  One of my favorites is red beans and rice. […] Read more…

Pumpkin Gingerbread #PumpkinFest

Pumpkin Gingerbread #PumpkinFest

Why does pumpkin seem to make everything better? I’m in love with gingerbread, but Pumpkin Gingerbread? Holy cow!  And this one adds crystallized ginger as a bonus boost of flavor.  Both ginger and pumpkin are really good for you, so […] Read more…

Coconut Pumpkin Bread #PumpkinFest

Coconut Pumpkin Bread

  Nothing screams Autumn more than pumpkin, but what do pumpkin and coconut scream when they get together?  The combination of these two amazing flavors result in cool twist on pumpkin bread – and the secret ingredient – pudding mix- helps […] Read more…

Chunky Apple Pumpkin Bread #PumpkinFest

Apple Pumpkin Bread Recipe

I could probably eat pumpkin bread every single day. I wish we weren’t so hung up on only having it in the fall. What’s that about? This yummy twist on pumpkin bread is amazing! Apples are a delicious companion to […] Read more…

Oktoberfest Dishes

Fall is here, and you know what that means: Oktoberfest! In fact, there is a large Oktoberfest celebration right here in Georgia in an amazing little town called Helen. The 45th Annual Oktoberfest is held each year from mid-September through November […] Read more…

20 Mouthwatering Waffle Recipes

20 Waffle Recipes

I don’t think there’s ever a time that waffles are inappropriate. You can even have a wedding cake made of waffles – Belgian or otherwise. It doesn’t matter…I’m a fan. I’ve gathered twenty of my favorite waffle recipes and I’m […] Read more…

Peanut and Nut Butter Alternatives + How to Make Sunflower Seed Butter

Today my daughter asked me to order her some pre-made meal kits that she could grab and go to her college classes and work.  We usually get one that features sunflower seed butter.  They’re really good and healthy, but a little […] Read more…

Baking and Decorating > FREE How-To Booklets From Craftsy!

This post contains affiliate links. Have you thought about learning something new?  Have a hobby that you’d like to take to the next level? Craftsy is with you! Did you know that on the Crafty website, you can download many […] Read more…

Two Ingredient Biscuits – A Science Experiment

Two Ingredient Biscuits

  It was mesmerizing. I remember standing at the counter at my grandmother’s house in Baton Rouge watching her make biscuits from scratch, over and over again. The mound of flour, the well in the center, cold milk (sometimes buttermilk), […] Read more…

Breville Bread Maker #Giveaway

I love bread and I don’t mind admitting that. Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked bread?  It’s one of the best smells (and tastes) in the whole world! My daughter made a loaf of homemade bread on her last […] Read more…

Guest Post: Restaurant-Inspired Vegan Flatbread

Hummus and flatbread is one of my favorite snacks, and it’s so great that Tabitha at Hugs n’ Health was kind enough to share her yummy recipe for Vegan Flatbread! So I was thinking about hummus, which turned into a […] Read more…

Make Your Own Hamburger Buns

Homemade Hamburger Buns

  Today was one of those Sundays that I felt really ambitious. I woke up early, got some clothes going in the washer, made coffee, fed the dog and cats, took out some ground beef to make burgers for dinner and […] Read more…

9 Substitutes for Healthier Baking

Healthier Baking

I’m always trying to find ways to cut back on sugar and fat when I bake.  Not only will it be better for me, but for my free-range diabetic DH.  I can’t keep an eye on him all the time, […] Read more…

Pretzel Rolls – Ripped From Pinterest

Pretzel Rolls

When I ran across Rachel’s (une bonne vie) recipe for Pretzel Rolls on Pinterest, I thought, “Those look amazingly yummy and amazingly difficult.” I pinned it to one of my boards and moved on. Every time I scrolled through, I […] Read more…

Bacon Cinnamon Muffins

Bacon Cinnamon Muffins

I just don’t know how Sunday morning goes by so quickly.  I feel like I get up, have coffee, read a little and suddenly it’s after 10 a.m. and no one has had breakfast. This recipe is really easy and […] Read more…