• Chocolate Crescents

    October 24, 2013Danita

    This is one of those dishes that you only need to have once and you’re hooked. My mom loves these so I try to make them when my parents visit.  It just so happens, they will be here in a couple of days, but the recipe makes about thirty-two and we don’t need to eat…

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  • Frozen Cookies and Cream Dessert

    October 10, 2013Danita

      Technically it’s Fall, but here it’s warm again, and as long as it’s warm we might as well have ice cream, right? As I was preparing to have our church ladies over, I remembered this dessert. It had been YEARS since I’d made it.  In fact, so many years my children didn’t remember ever…

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  • Southern Fried Apples

    September 27, 2013Danita

    I’d like to start by saying, I’m not really sure why they are called “fried” apples.  They’re not actually fried. They are cooked on top of the stove in a skillet or pot without any oil.   If you’ve ever been to Cracker Barrel you may be familiar with Fried Apples.  Cracker Barrel serves them…

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  • Grilled Corn on the Cob

    August 23, 2013Danita

      Before we moved to Texas we lived in Pennsylvania for ten years.  They don’t grow many of the same vegetables that I grew up eating in the South.  Their summers are too short to grow things like black eyed peas and okra but one thing they grow well is CORN…acres and acres of corn.…

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  • Lacey Cheese Crisps

    August 16, 2013Danita

      They taste a lot like Cheeze-Its Last week we had a “game night” at our house.  We always enjoy casual gatherings, but every now and then it’s FUN to have a more “formal” dinner party.  When we do this I usually try to have appetizers for the guests to snack on while I’m finishing…

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