Rachel’s Double Chocolate Chippers

Raise your right hand.  Stand on your left leg.  Hop in a circle and say “I solemnly swear to never share Rachel’s Super-Top-Secret Double Chocolate Chipper Cookie Recipe.  Ever.” Well done!  Are we good?  Good.  ‘Cause these are some seriously delicious cookies, even if I say so myself.  I developed them, if you will, while…

Amaretto Cake

I made this cake for my mom ’cause she loves Amaretto.  So do I, come to think of it….which is why I made myself a little treat as well!  It is moist, creamy and the frosting….it’s the kind you make when you are home alone to ensure you get to lick the beaters.  And the spatula.   And…

Dairy & Gluten Free Cookies

Cookies are one of my great loves. “Gluten Free” was a term that until recently, had never gone thru my head. Then I met Miss Sara. Miss Sara is a gracious, lovely lady I met during a brief period of madness in my life when I thought I wanted a restaurant and bakery. Everyone has…

Country as Cornbread

Cornbread.  My love of cornbread goes beyond my memory and is embedded in my very soul. I simply can not recall a time I did not adore it. When I was a child I preferred my cornbread with butter and ketchup. And I still, to this day, love cornbread, butter and ketchup.  I know, I…

Blackberry Cobbler

What is better then fresh blackberries? Fresh blackberries that your mom picked for you! This is exactly what my darling mother did for me and I promptly turned the gift into a cobbler whose future included vanilla Bluebell ice cream. Within 2 hours the cobbler was no more. I have found with a ravenous husband and…

Big Biscuits

I like big biscuits and I can not lie……… Especially on Sunday mornings with deer sausage and homemade butter.  ‘Cause when you have a big biscuit you can say ‘I only had one” and not feel bad about it!  Just for the record, I only ate half. The Specifics~ Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuits 4 cups flour 4…

Cake Balls

Everyone loves my balls.  My CAKE balls that is!  As a matter of fact I happen to know there are people who love me for this reason and this reason alone.  I’m okay with that.  And if you are needing to feel some extra love, wanting to impress someone with your wicked baking skills or simply have…