I shall call you…plum bread pudding

So we got about 1 pound, maybe 2, of plums from a neighbor earlier this week and I am finally doing something with them today. Been working on other things the rest of the week but it’s time to process these suckers before we go away for 3.5 days to...

The best chocolate chip cookies EVER!!!

In an effort to be a little bit more self-sufficient, I’ve decided to stop buying candy bars at the grocery store. They are expensive and we consume far too many of them. They’re terrible for us and we could be eating lots of other really good stuff that...

Best hamburger buns to start the grilling season

We had one of our new favorite meals last night – garlic Parmesan chicken breasts served as a sandwich with croquettes. SO good and super simple. I finally made fresh hamburger buns last week and they turned out awesome. Sometimes they haven’t risen...

Biscuits fit for a Southern kitchen

When I was growing up, I can recall many a weekend morning sitting down with biscuits, jam, butter and a big glass of ice cold milk. There’s just something really awesome about a good biscuit. The texture, the flavor of the biscuit itself with a little butter,...
Steak Sandwiches with Homemade Au Jus

Steak Sandwiches with Homemade Au Jus

This summer, while we were on vacation with friends in that lovely little house in Key West, we all took turns cooking dinner. One day, we had a LOT of leftover sirloin…so we decided to make sandwiches from it. Luke, one of our friends, insisted that we must...