• Apple Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    November 19, 2014Danita

    Sweet Potatoes have recently become “popular” everywhere, but in the South folks have been eating them since they were knee-high to a grasshopper.  Interpretation: All their lives.   When we lived “up north” we would go on vacation in the fall.  We’d always go South to visit family or friends and thankfully, it was usually…

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  • Praline Coconut No Bake Cookies

    November 18, 2014Danita

     The holiday season is here and for us that means lots of extra food, family, and friends.  To top it off, it has gotten COLD!  For most of you, it’s probably been cold for a few weeks now, but for us Texans we aren’t used to 30 degree weather in November.  We had to turn…

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  • Pear Spinach Salad

    June 16, 2014Danita

    Summer is officially here…kids are out of school, vacations are anticipated and the temperatures are rising.  The one thing most people DON’T want to do this time of year is spend time in a hot kitchen. Grilling outside is a great way to avoid the heat of the kitchen but what about side dishes? Our…

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  • Sour Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake

    February 11, 2014Danita

    This beautiful Sour Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake was made by my daughter, who’s beautiful inside and out.   We served this cake for dessert at our weekly fellowship meal at church, but it would be wonderful for breakfast.  In fact, it was baked the night before and the other members of our family tried (really…

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  • Russian Tea Cakes

    December 18, 2013Danita

    Remember that “Snow Day” we had here in Texas? We spent that day baking cookies and I’ve spent the last week or so blogging about them. Finally, today I get to MY favorite Christmas cookie … Russian Tea Cakes. Maybe you’ve never heard them called by that name.  I’ve seen other recipes that are very…

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