Sometimes the craving for a super moist, super delicious chocolate cake with an ice-cold cup of milk just overpowers me! This chocolate rum cake was a favorite at the restaurant and my family loves it too. The base is a devil’s food cake mix and then the magic happens from […]
This is a beautiful Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Icing, Coconut, and Pecans. Pair it with a delicious cup of coffee for the perfect dessert.
This creamy baked potato soup was on the top ten list at my restaurant. It is so delicious served with bacon, cheese, scallions, and hearty bread. It may just be the best comfort food around.
I have three children, and they each have their own distinct personalities as well as their own favorite cookie. Raychel’s favorite is a chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. We have played with several different recipes over the years and have created our favorite rendition. Our cookie recipe is so versatile, […]
I was sixteen when I made my first sour cream chicken enchiladas. I found it in an old recipe book of my mom’s and made them for my boyfriend. I could not find all the ingredients at the only grocery store in my small Texas town so, I left those […]
Last night my kids wanted something I use to make them way back when. When I was so busy with a restaurant and a photography studio that I didn’t have the time to make complicated meals for the family. I wasn’t going to share this one, but my daughter reminded […]
Recently, I came across an email I had printed out. It was one my mother sent me in 2000 when I was living in Melbourne, Florida, and about to experience my first Thanksgiving away from family. The email was the recipe for my great grandmothers’ cornbread dressing. The recipe was […]
These are the easiest cinnamon rolls ever – Thanks Pillsbury! Perfect for busy people, they are amazing as a breakfast treat!
You can’t always get what you want in a small town. I love living in Llano, Texas with its river running through the middle and its beautiful courthouse square but you have to make a road trip to get fresh tilapia. Fresh beef – not an issue, but fresh tilapia, […]
This recipe for meatloaf was one I came up with for Sunday meals at the restaurant. My mom gave me a recipe years ago that was similar and used the same basic sweet sauce. But as you will discover as you follow me I am notorious for modifying everything. So […]