December 19, 2014

12 Quick Bread Recipes from 1 Homemade Baking Mix

Dec15
Amazing homemade baking mix - 12 sweet bread recipes from one mix

A few months ago I finally shared my Homemade Baking Mix Recipe, aka Homemade Bisquick that doesn’t use any shortening. It’s been fun to hear from how so many of you have used my mix to make your baking needs […]

5 Minute Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix (with Double the Chocolate)

Dec9
Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix with double the chocolate

This polar vortex seeping the country has left many wondering if spring will ever started peeking through. Here in NC, we’ve had a two hour delayed start to school or complete cancellation nearly every day for the last two weeks. […]

Join me! Cooking in my Kitchen (video)

Dec4
Love this delicious egg bake

As so many of you know, welcoming you into my kitchen is one of my greatest joys. Not because of the food we are going to enjoy together, but because of what’s going to occur while we’re breaking that bread […]

Easy Cheesy Vidalia Onion Dip

Dec2
Love all these savory treats

As each of our children turned five or six, they already knew how to make their own Taco Dip. Yes, this is true. We are a family which holds a deep and abiding love for our appetizers and some of […]

Chili Cheese Egg Puff

Nov25
Chili Cheese Egg Puff

It’s no secret that our family loves breakfast foods at any time of the day. I shout that fact from the rooftops, so maybe that’s why I continually surprise myself with new and delicious twists and turns for our favorite […]

Stuffed Breakfast Biscuit Muffins

Nov20
Stuffed Biscuits with bacon and eggs

In the realm of all things food, there’s nothing I love more than breakfast food. At any time of the day, breakfast is my mantra. It speaks comfort to me. My Copycat Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole? ALL. DAY. LONG! My Delicious […]

No Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe (aka If you’re in a HUGE pinch dessert)

Nov16
Peanut Butter Oatmeal No Bake Cookies - if you think you can eat just one, you'd be wrong

Over 20 years ago, I received my handy dandy Recipes for Youth Group Survival cookbook. Yes, as a junior and senior high youth director, my high school kids wanted to make sure I knew some of their favorite Desserts for Teens and […]

Super Easy Pumpkin Roll Recipe

Nov3
This Delicious Pumpkin Roll treat just screams comfort food at its finest.

For years, our family has devoured the delicious and easy Pumpkin Bar recipe passed down from my mother-in-law. I know most people only bring out their pumpkin recipes during the fall, but honestly, these are some of my favorites and […]

Fresh Peach Pie Filling to Freeze & Make Ahead

Sep26
Easy Freeable Peach Pie Filling. Fresh Pie in minutes

As you stare at this computer screen, I’m most likely enjoying a piece of homemade  and oh-so-deliciously fresh, peach pie with crumble topping. Yes, hot out of the oven with a scoop of ice cream melting down the edges, it’s […]

Triple Berry Quick Bread (using homemade baking mix)

Sep16
Triple Berry Quick bread using homemade bisquick

Raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, yes, I love them all. We are definitely a very berry kind of family and since our daughters make daily smoothies, we stock bulk quantities of frozen fruit in that freezer of ours. So as I […]

Easy Homemade Bisquick (Baking Mix)

Sep3
Easy Homemade Baking Mix (aka Bisquick)

There’s a reason that Bisquick has been one of America’s favorite convenience products since 1930. It allows us to not only whip up fresh biscuits in minutes, but pizza crust, coffee cakes, pancakes, waffles and my fall favorite –  Homemade […]

Personalized Egg and Cheese Crescent Ring

Sep2
Personalized Egg, Cheese and Bacon Ring

Creativity hits when I am crunched for time. I think there are two kinds of people. One who needs slow, down time to allow those creative juices to spur them on and ignite their spirit, and then there are those […]

When the “Food Network” Came to My Kitchen (video)

Aug13
Behind the scenes of cooking with incourage

So maybe THEE Food Network didn’t come to my kitchen, but a video crew flew in and set up in my kitchen. Does that count? A few months ago, some of the (in)courage team came down to our homestead to […]

Chicken Pizzeria

Jul18
The best flavors for the pizza lover mixed with chicken.

Our family eats a lot of chicken breast and our family eats a lot of carbs. I started playing around with this recipe when I was eliminating various carbs from my diet, but my family still wanted meals packed with their […]

Brownie Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Jul14
Oreo Brownie Ice Cream Cake is over the top amazing!

The last few weeks have been one of those non stop, go-go-go, invite a ton of people to your home kind of times. Last week alone we hosted two large parties totaling over 125 people. There’s nothing more that I […]