Good, Better, & Best

               Sometimes I can be a bit of a perfectionist.  In my estimation, perfectionism has a happy side and a morose side; often, I find myself sucked into the latter.  On the happy side, perfectionism enables us to create quality results in whatever we are doing.  The morose side leads to a depressive attitude that…Read more »

Grandma’s Homemade Bread

My bread machine is one of my favorite kitchen tools, even though I use it mostly to make pizza dough.  Most often, I use the bread machine for the entire dough making process of whatever bread-type item I am making, then do the actual baking in the oven.  I have tried multiple bread recipes, different…Read more »

Food for Thought

I find myself making biscuits a lot lately.  With the holidays in full swing and cold weather finally making a visit to the deep South, soups and other hearty comfort foods sound satisfying often.  Our family does not eat cornbread much, so biscuits are the next best runner up to accompany our meals.  I love…Read more »

Sugar Cookies by the Princess

My daughter has very much enjoyed her first year in 4-H.  On a last-minute whim, she entered her elementary school’s baking competition earlier this year.  The Princess insisted the thing she must make was sugar cookies.  I had found (and personalized because I’m just me like that) this recipe years ago in an old cookbook. …Read more »