Biscoff Pie with Banana Crust

Some of you may already be familiar with Biscoff. They make a delicious cookie but have taken it a step further to create Biscoff Spread. It's basically crushed up Biscoff cookie deliciousness put into a jar! I made a pie with it, of course. And no, it's not really a banana crust per se but I did use them in place of a regular crust. How would you ... Continue Reading

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Sour Cream Apple Pie with Streusel Crumble Topping

Everyone I know drinks coffee. Sometimes I feel like the odd man out because it's not my cup of tea (get it? HA!) but because I was hosting a Spring brunch for a few people, serving coffee and a light lunch, I needed a tasty dessert too. I remember seeing this little ol' lady and her husband in the mercantile in Channing, TX; they always had ... Continue Reading


Lemony Sweet Stained Glass Cookies

Shaina is the home cook and wannabe photographer behind Food for My Family, where she shares recipes, tips, opinions and her philosophy on food as she wades through the process of feeding her family, her friends and anyone else who will let her, all while juggling four kids and running a business. I love baking Christmas cookies, and one thing I ... Continue Reading


French Apple Pie

Guest post from Candi: I'm a stay at home mommy to 3 children.  I went from a full time career as a Credit Analyst to a full time career as "Hiney-wiping-nose-cleaning-mommy-referee".  I love cooking, baking and tweaking recipes for my picky eater (my hubby!)  I love to save money and I'm always looking for a bargain.  And in my free time I love to ... Continue Reading

Fiery Chocolate Pie

Fiery Chocolate Pie

By Mary into January's Food Challenge INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons flour 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 ½ cups milk 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon butter 1 ½ teaspoons hot sauce 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 9-inch Cornflake Pie Crust Sweetened Whipped ... Continue Reading


Thalia in New York City

I was in NYC the last few days and had the chance to eat at a much fancier restaurant, that is normally available to me, called Thalia. Now many of you have probably eaten at places like this many times but I have not so even ordering the food was an issue for me.  I didn't know what this was or that but with the help of my blogging friends, I was ... Continue Reading


Ol’ Fashion Peach n Cherry Pie

Do you ever crave a good ol' fashion pie?  I do and this is one of our faves!  If you have never had a Peach & Cherry pie, you don't know what you are missing folks.  This is a cowboy fave as most pies are......oh, and I love pie plates...*ahem* INGREDIENTS: 2 Large ripe peaches, peeled and sliced 3 cups pitted fresh or frozen pie ... Continue Reading

Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

Guest post by Furry Kitchen INGREDIENTS: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 egg yolk 1 cup icing sugar 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt DIRECTIONS: * Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. * Cream together the butter and egg yolk. * Add the icing sugar and beat until smooth. * Mix the flour and salt together, then add it in three batches to ... Continue Reading


Chocolate Sheet Cake

This is my grandmother's recipe and I am proud to share it with you.  I make this all the time and you can actually do variations of this with pineapple, strawberry, etc.  It's super good and is a cross between a cake and brownie.  Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: Cake Ingredients 1 stick butter 1/2 c. shortening 1 c. water 4 TBLS cocoa 2 c. sugar 2 c. ... Continue Reading