Month: December 2015

An Okie Girl’s take on French Hot Chocolate ((in a jar))

An Okie Girl’s take on French Hot Chocolate ((in a jar))

A few days ago, I was hurriedly whipping up one of my favorite chocolate cake recipes “the BEST Chocolate Cake“, out of my grandma’s Betty Crocker cookbook when I came across a page of recipes that flipped a light bulb on in my little food […]

Gracie and the Curlformers

Gracie and the Curlformers

Several weeks ago ((during the Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale-palooza)) I came across the most curious curlers I have ever seen. My curiosity combined with a time-ticking half-off sale price left me no room for investigation or consideration. Yes, I feverishly clicked “buy it […]

Champagne Cheesecake :: A Happy New Year’s Dessert MUST ((a NEW Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology))

Champagne Cheesecake :: A Happy New Year’s Dessert MUST ((a NEW Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology))

I am happy to share another simple, satisfying, beautifully rustic recipe I have written for Sinkology, perfect for your New Year’s festivities! The complete recipe can be seen over on the Sinkology Blog!

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Cheesy 3-Meat Breakfast Cups

Cheesy 3-Meat Breakfast Cups

This easy breakfast  should probably be considered part of the “Busy Mom” series because it is so easy, but I usually make something like this when I have a little more time in the morning.

Christmas Morning Country Breakfast Bread Pudding ((in a jar)) — a new Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!

Christmas Morning Country Breakfast Bread Pudding ((in a jar)) — a new Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!

This is my very most favorite breakfast recipe – with a fun twist! Normally, I make this breakfast bread pudding in a deep 9″ x 13″ baker. We have it frequently for dinner throughout the year – but every Christmas morning this is a MUST in my home. I […]

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer — ((no bake)) cookies??

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer — ((no bake)) cookies??

I few weeks ago I can across one of the cutest Christmas cookie ideas I think I have ever seen – when I viewed this Pin of Pinterest. At first glance, I could tell these bright red cookie balls were not dipped and with that little detail, my curiosity was peaked. I proceeded to click on the Pin and scroll through a slew of cute photos until I came across the recipe. (more…)

For Sale ((by Emily)) :: Vintage Flame Orange & Ombre Red Fire King Loaf Pan; $22

For Sale ((by Emily)) :: Vintage Flame Orange & Ombre Red Fire King Loaf Pan; $22

This Fire King Loaf Pan is a beauty – fiery, bright and a real beauty queen in your kitchen!

Becoming a Pizza Maker ((and a little peek into my trip to Napa))

Becoming a Pizza Maker ((and a little peek into my trip to Napa))

About a year ago, I had the great privilege and fun treat of learning to make pasta from Chef/Owner : Tyler Rodde  ((Chef Tyler — “CT”)) at Oenotri in Napa. ((You can read all about that trip & pasta recipe HERE)) After 12 months of […]

Speedy Honey Mustard & Green Onion Oven-Roasted Chicken ((Part 7 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Speedy Honey Mustard & Green Onion Oven-Roasted Chicken ((Part 7 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Lately, everything coming out of my kitchen has been “speedy”! I can’t even count how many Tamale Skillet Pie’s ((TSP)) I have made in the last month, but that little gem of a recipe has been making bi-weekly appearances for a while now.  In an effort to break out of the TSP routine, and to make use of some things that have been hanging out in my deep-freeze for a while, I decided to whip up a few simple chicken dinners. This honey mustard chicken (more…)

Strascinati Pugliesi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce & Crisp Candied Bacon :: Another Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!

Strascinati Pugliesi with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce & Crisp Candied Bacon :: Another Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!

With the first bite, this delicious pasta will knock the socks right off of your feet — or at least it will make you want to lick your bowl, the serving spoon and the saucepot. It buckled my knees – in that “did I just […]

Cranberry Orange Chicken ((Part 6 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Cranberry Orange Chicken ((Part 6 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Well, life hasn’t slowed for me and — I am guessing, based on the time of year and upcoming list of festivities I am sure we all share, you can more than relate to my state of affairs. When every other bit of life is rushed, a […]


 
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