Bacon Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bacon Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

My Southern heart skipped a beat when I ate my first slice of my Bacon Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie. I make several pecan pies every year for the holidays, I’ve even made chocolate pecan pie in the past.  It’s honestly the only pie I eat. About a month ago, I woke up from a dream […]

Banana Split Ice Cream Pie {in a Jar}

Quick and Easy Banana Split Ice Cream Pie {in a Jar}. Make ahead and keep them in the freezer for when you need a quick dessert! Plus 11 other scrumptious recipes in jars!

Quick and Easy Banana Split Ice Cream Pie {in a Jar}. Make ahead and keep them in the freezer for when you need a quick dessert! I’ll admit it, my favorite way to drink an ice cold tea is in a mason jar.  There is just something Southern about it.  Hubbyman laughs at me for […]

Lime Mint Frozen Dessert

Cool and Creamy Lime Mint Frozen Dessert...just like those yummy jello cool whip pies, but a little healthier!

Cool and creamy Lime Mint Frozen Dessert…just like those yummy jello cool whip pies, but a little healthier! Do you remember those super yummy cool and creamy Jello Cool Whip Pies?  Of course you do…there is something that screams summer about them…plus they are just so darn easy to throw together!  But they are full […]

Cooking 101 Basics Week #16 – Homemade Pie Crust

Perfect Pie Dough -- 2 recipes: traditional & gf/vegan

How To Sign Up: If you’d like to join the cooking classes challenge, sign up by joining the Cooking 101: The Basics group on Facebook.  Over there you can ask questions, post tips and recipe photos, and help each other along the way. Please Grab a Button: If you are following along, the please grab a class […]

Mixed Berry Crisp

Mixed Berry Crisp

For our 5th Wedding Anniversary (which was many, many years ago), hubbyman took us to a wonderful little B&B on Vancouver Island. We had a wonderful week there and had the most amazing food! Luckily, I was smart enough back then to ask for my favorite recipe from the B&B owners. Every morning for breakfast, […]

Amazing Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie is probably my all time favorite pie.  I have very distinct memories growing up thinking I hated Key Lime Pie.  I remember a quote from a tv show or movie where the actor says it’s an acquired taste.  So, I just figured I would never like it. Fast forward several years…we love […]

Butternut Brownie Pie

Butternut Brownie Pie

Growing up, we had a Luby’s Cafeteria near our house and my family loved going.  Lucky for me, my boyfriend and his family also loved going…so I got to go quite a bit.  It was a sad day when all the Luby’s near us shut down, but my boyfriend’s mother (now my mother-in-law) bought their […]

Easy Nilla Tiramisu

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I know, I know….lots of Nilla Wafer dishes.  That’s what the theme of the party was and my only Nilla wafer recipe that I make is the banana pudding, so I had to go onto the Nabisco website and try some out.   This Tiramisu was super easy and tasted okay.  I’d make it again.  However, […]

Mini Cheesecakes

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These mini cheesecakes were the perfect size.  They were super easy and everyone loved them.  I adapted them from a recipe from the Nabisco website.  I actually got more than 12 out of this recipe (I think it made 16). Mini Cheesecakes 24 NILLA Wafers, divided 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened 1/4 […]

Shortbread Nutella Bites

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  All my best friend can do these days is talk about Nutella.  The same week she started talking about, I had a post on Tip Day Thursday from  Ms.enPlace about her Nutella Nests.  I felt like the world was telling me to try Nutella!  Holy cow!!!! What have I been missing all these years.  […]