I first ate these soft, fluffy, garlic bread sticks with a steaming hot bowl of beef stew. Just thinking of the dinner at Ashlees house warms my heart. Why does comfort food do that to you? The smell of homemade bread, chicken noodle soup, mac n cheese....you can help but become nostalgic. A testament to how powerful food can be in our lives right? SO, while my bread sticks are rising right now, I am going to share this recipe with you. These bread sticks are simple and fast. I love to . . .
We are so excited for this Mother's Day giveaway! My most favorite part about being a mom is all the time I have to cook and bake for myself, and eat my meals when they're piping hot out of the oven. NOT. I wanted to create something that I can grab on-the-go, that will fill me up, and not make me eat again in an hour. These strawberry bran muffins are the most delicious ticket, I promise. I made Kadee's Mimi's Cafe Honey Bran Muffins for my sister who just had a baby last month and we . . .
Growing up my mom would make these butterscotch pull apart on Christmas morning and on Easter morning. They were always a perfect perfect special addition to her egg soufflé. Make-Ahead Breakfast I love to serve these for brunches and baby showers too! They are a make ahead food, so you aren't scrambling during the hustle bustle, but end up with a delicious dish. Use frozen rolls as a base. I prefer the Rhodes brand, but have found them difficult to find these days. They really are . . .
We love tacos. I can't tell you how many posts we have here that have that sentence in it. You know what makes tacos lousy? Store-bought tortillas. You know what makes tacos great? Homemade flour tortillas. . . .
I have been a long time fan of Mimi's honey bran muffins. Each time I dine there I HAVE to get one. And sometimes a second one to-go! Sadly, I no longer live near a mimi's so my craving for these muffins has gotten out of control. I've been itching to come up with Benefits of Bran Some people turn their noses up when they hear the word "bran", but I promise that you will LOVE these muffins. They are sweet, tasty, moist, and full of fiber for your belly. Bran is a wonderful ingredient to add . . .
Flatbread Pizza is one of my very favorite meals to order at a restaurant. I love the flavor infusions of herbs, sauces, spices on a light crispy crust. Usually the only time I order flatbread pizza is when I'm out with my girlfriends, so I wanted to make this, from scratch, at home for my family! I knew my kids would love it. The Dough! One of my favorite and most used recipes is this Pizza Dough recipe. It's so simple, very fast and no-fail. Seriously friends, it will change your . . .
Next week we have some BIG, exciting posts planned + some really great goodies. If you have been a loyal reader of OSD for a while you know that during the holidays we like to a big giveaway for you. Sometimes several separate big items, sometimes 1 grand giveaway. This year we are changing things up. It's not just a giveaway! It will be a whole week of tips, tricks, recipe on how to SERVE others through food! Serving We are surrounded by people all day everyday who are always in need of . . .
This is the corn bread recipe that I grew up on. We all LOVED this recipe, my siblings and I would down the whole pan whenever my mom made it. This is really a perfect family recipe, not just because it makes a ton, but because of its taste and texture. Cornbread tends to be a little dry and have rough grainy texture. My kids will take a bite out of a traditional cornbread and be done with it. Kids are so sensitive with textures! so much more than taste. This cornbread is light, moist, sweet and . . .
I LOVE Coffee Cake...and its been years and years since I have made it, but recently I had a memory of it, which lead to a craving, which made me really want to make it again, especially for my kids to try coffee cake! Instead of a big cake I made it into muffins and they all loved it. Even this morning my son woke up and asked if we could make coffee muffins again. So we totally did. Coffee Cake is a savory cake with a sweet crumbly topping. It pairs so perfectly with a nice hot cup of . . .
Hey guys - so today is my birthday, so I thought - why not share a birthday recipe? I'm not a big bread maker. I'm not a patient person and all the waiting and raising just isn't my jive. I'll make rolls a few times a year and cinnamon rolls a few times a year. That's about my max. But what better reason to make bread than a birthday? Who wouldn't love to wake up to these birthday cake sweet rolls?! The dough is my mother-in-law's recipe and it is so so perfect. I did a twist on . . .