Friday Night Lights Dinner with Knock You Naked Brownies

Installment Two of the Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge. Knock You Naked Brownies Recipe No. 2 TW and I were in our apartment for almost two months before our neighbors to the right of us moved in. The family consisted of a single mom with a teenage daughter. Occasionally we will hear laughter (which is nice) through our walls from them, especially when the daughter has … Continue reading Friday Night Lights Dinner with Knock You Naked Brownies

Hominy…What’s Hominy?

First Installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Hominy Casserole Recipe No. 1 During our first meals together TW listed off some of the things his dad and he would eat. One of those things was hominy. What’s hominy? I asked TW. I never heard of hominy until that moment. Now you can imagine that’s how much of a northern gal I am. TW’s parents … Continue reading Hominy…What’s Hominy?

The Infamous Flag Cake

The Flag Cake is a cake that most of us have come accustom to having on the table at Fourth of July get togethers. It really is unmistakeable with its raspberry stripes and the blueberry star background all nestled in a cream cheese frosting. This ingenious creation was given to us by Ina Garten from the Barefoot Contessa [cookbook: Family Style] which was first featured … Continue reading The Infamous Flag Cake

A Love Story I Could Finally Read

I started reading The Pioneer Woman’s book: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels at the end of my marriage and try as I might I couldn’t stomach it. It is a little hard to read someone else’s love story when yours is crumbling. I wasn’t jealous of Ree. I just wan’t there in that point in my life to read about someone being happy. On the … Continue reading A Love Story I Could Finally Read