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Giant Breakfast Cookies

Giant Breakfast Cookies

Whew – we’ve hit the dogs days of summer here in Oklahoma. With “low” 100’s in the forecast, 2-a-day football practices filling our weeks and the official 2018-19 school supply lists taped to the fridge – ‘dog days’ seems to hit the nail on the…

Devil’s Pool Granola ((A Big Cedar Recipe))

Devil’s Pool Granola ((A Big Cedar Recipe))

I am so excited to share the recipe for the best granola I have ever tasted. Last August, the family & I traveled to Branson for a fun “last hoorah” before the start of the school year. While there, Big Cedar breakfast was one of…

Simple Creamy Potato Casserole

Simple Creamy Potato Casserole

A cold January weekday is the perfect day for this recipe! It assembles in under 10 minutes (including the time it takes to walk out to the deep freezer in the garage) and is so, so yummy.

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Kid’s/Adult Cooking Classes Jan-May 2020

Kid’s/Adult Cooking Classes Jan-May 2020

The schedule for several different cooking classes is up! I am currently teaching out of the international pantry in Norman, Moore Norman Technology Center and private adult classes out of my kitchen loft.

Salted Carmel and Cream Cheese topped with Walnut + Oat Crumble

Salted Carmel and Cream Cheese topped with Walnut + Oat Crumble

How about a yummy 5 ingredient dessert for your next fall gathering?! And no oven AND only minutes in the skillet?? Are you in?!

Midnight Plum Cobbler w/ a Simple Streusel Topping

Midnight Plum Cobbler w/ a Simple Streusel Topping

I’m not sure it can get any simpler than a fresh fruit cobbler and streusel topping. But thanks to one little trick, I think I’ve found a way to make ‘easy’ even easier!

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20-Minute Taco Casserole

20-Minute Taco Casserole

Well, this is as easy as it gets – Taco Casserole! The simplicity of this recipe makes it a must try for Taco Night!! This is a ‘one pan meal’ that comes together in 20 minutes – thanks to a short list of handy ingredients and a little multi-tasking.

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Monterey Chicken

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Monterey Chicken

There are some days that ‘fast food’ isn’t even fast enough…wouldn’t you agree? Between school and sports and work and home and all the other pressures of life – sometimes, I don’t even have time to drive through a drive-through for dinner.

Mexi Pot Roast + a BONUS Beef Enchilada Recipe

Mexi Pot Roast + a BONUS Beef Enchilada Recipe

I’ve been promising this recipe for a while but these first few weeks of the school year have me running in circles! But even in all my busyness I’ve managed to make this recipe twice AND I’ve made FIVE meals from the leftovers!!!

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Fall 2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes

Fall 2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes

My fall 2019 calendar of kid’s cooking classes is up! Spread the word and sign-up!

Peach Cobbler Slab Cake

Peach Cobbler Slab Cake

Well, it’s not summer in Oklahoma unless fresh peaches are involved and this recipe makes perfect use of sweet summer peaches!

Grapefruit + Sweet Onion Park Tacos

Grapefruit + Sweet Onion Park Tacos

Here’s a simple and flavorful recipe for your summer festivities! Grapefruit + Sweet Onion Pork Tacos!

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Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

This Slab Pie is a twist on the Fresh Strawberry Pie my mom is pretty much famous for. Well …. famous in our little circle of the planet. Mom’s Fresh Strawberry Pie recipe originally came from a little 1970’s county extension cookbook (you can check…

Kid’s Cooking Classes Summer 2019

Kid’s Cooking Classes Summer 2019

Summer 2019 Kid’s Cooking Classes + Cooking Camp!