Baked, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Homemade Cornbread

Sweet cornbread! Honey, butter or both? Fluffy, slightly sweet & dangerously good with melted butter or drizzled honey on top : )  A perfect side for holiday meals or barbecues. My Grandmom was a southern lady who loved her some cornbread.  I've made several cornbread recipes over the years --- this particular recipe includes honey.… Continue reading Homemade Cornbread

Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking

Mashed Potatoes, Homemade

Mash em' up! These homemade mashed potatoes are a staple side dish on my family's Thanksgiving table. Simple, creamy, buttery --- a delicious (devoured) dish. Great on their own or a perfect side for dinner : ) This is one of my son's absolute favorites & most requested. He swears they're the best (sweet kid… Continue reading Mashed Potatoes, Homemade

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade

Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls with the perfect amount of sweetness! My favorite part is the ooey gooey center of course. Super fluffy, perfect for breakfast and coffee : ) This was my first time making cinnamon rolls from scratch and they were amazing! A sweet dough similar to brioche. Yes! You all know how much I love… Continue reading Cinnamon Rolls

Autumn, Baked, Home made, Recipes

Pumpkin Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Pumpkin batch! I believe we all know someone who loves everything pumpkin. These pumpkin-y cookies are pleasantly packed with spices & flavor. I've baked a variety of cookies over the years but never pumpkin. I love trying new/different recipes. They rise slightly higher than other cookies giving a cake like texture with little white chocolate… Continue reading Pumpkin Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Home made, Recipes

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

As a kid, I used to help my Mom and Grandmom make chocolate chip cookies. We always looked forward to licking the beaters or spoon .... fast forward 30 plus years it's highly recommended not to eat raw batter....Sigh. Cookie dough is super delicious! When my son was younger, of course he would help stir… Continue reading Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

Food for the Soul, Home Cooking, Recipes

Smokey Gouda Mac n’ Cheese

Cheese...yes please! Smoked gouda might just be my new favorite. A creamy texture and hickory flavor that melts beautifully. I've made the same 5 cheese macaroni n' cheese recipe for years...thanks to Patti LaBelle. It is delicious however, it's time to switch it up. A tad reluctant while whisking the flour & butter. It crossed… Continue reading Smokey Gouda Mac n’ Cheese