Today, Jan 19th, is National Popcorn Day! Popcorn is so easy to make. 3 T coconut oil 3/4 popcorn 4 T melted butter 3/4 Teas salt In a large pot melt coconut oil, add popcorn, cover. Cook popcorn until the popping sounds decrease to two or three pops every couple of seconds. Turn off burner. … Continue reading Celebrate National Popcorn Day!
I am from the Midwest. Nice choice of perfectly delicious meats are everywhere. I have lived here in Texas for more than 25 years, and meat selection is not prime here. Texas is known for oil, not prime cuts of beef. Here they barbecue beef brisket and call it delicious. In the Midwest, this is … Continue reading Barbecue Brisket
For my entire life, we had always prepared spaghetti from a spice packet (pretty tasty) or from a jar. Lately sauces in the jar tasted like dirt to me with too much earthy flavor. So I finally took the plunge and decided to make it from scratch. I thought no matter if mine is good … Continue reading Spaghetti and Meatballs
I made this recipe for the first time to use up my leftover buttermilk. Waste not want not, right? I was surprised it called for cayenne pepper. A different twist for a American style biscuit. Preheat oven to 475 degrees. I lined my cookie sheet with parchment paper for easier cleanup. 2 C all purpose … Continue reading Biscuit Drops
I have a cookbook that comes from the magazine Bake from Scratch. The recipes usually are delicious but are flawed. Not sure how they edit these recipes, but I have learned that if I make it once, I will definitely be it and making it again with the baking knowledge I have. The recipe that … Continue reading Pan of Pumpkin Cupcakes with Streusel Goodness
Tamales are a labor of love. I made this recipe yesterday for dinner and it has a huge prep/assembly time. Started at 4:30 and we ate at 7:15. The love you put into these tamales will put smiles on faces and make full, happy tummies. You will need a large 8 qt pot with lid … Continue reading Tamales
I look forward to Thanksgiving every year. Lots of people dread the holiday because it means they have to cook. Because I cook every day, this holiday actually make my meal prep so easy. One day of cooking yields many days of no cooking! I find that doing, turkey, potatoes and gravy every day gets … Continue reading Thanksgiving aftermath