Blueberry Muffins

My mom is my recipe tester.  Isn’t that sweet of her?  Even though she doesn’t like to buy special-sized pans that take up space in her already overflowing kitchen, she does it for me.  Thanks, Mom!  Love you!  My mom testing my recipes benefits you in two ways.  One:  I live in the country and I have a [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Tres Leches Cake

Almost every Tex-Mex restaurant has Tres Leches Cake on the dessert menu.  I believe Texans are so enamored of it because it contains sweetened condensed milk.  The Pioneer Woman likes to call it the nectar of the South.  I couldn’t agree more.  Tres Leches is a sponge cake drenched in a sweet, creamy sauce made [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]



Scotcheroos are a glorified and sweeter version of Rice Krispy Treats.  It’s the Southern way to take something delicious and make it even richer.  It’s what we do best.  Some might call it excess, and many find our desserts too sweet.  I’m reminded of the time I brought a California boyfriend home to Texas for [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Blackberry Ice Cream Pie


As promised, here’s another no-bake dessert!  The only heat required here is to melt the butter, which in my house, can be done on the counter in about 10 minutes.  I’m really trying to use my oven as little as possible this summer.  The reason is we live in the country and we use propane for power.  I [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Peach Raspberry Pie


 This pie is the perfect taste of summer.  I can’t get enough of it.  Peach Raspberry Pie Makes 1 small 6″ pie. Ingredients For the crust: 1 cup unbleached flour 2 teaspoons sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, diced ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar 3-4 tablespoons ice cold water For the filling: [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Faux Peach Pies


When I’m craving peach pie but don’t feel like indulging in a buttery pie crust, I make this.  It has all the same flavors of a peach pie, but in a meringue cup that doesn’t make you feel guilty.  I make these with white peaches because they are my favorite, but yellow peaches are also delicious. Faux [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]