“A soft sugar cookie reminiscent of a cinnamon roll! Glazed with cream cheese glaze with swirls of cinnamon sugar” Visual learner? Watch me make these cinnamon roll cookies from start to finish! If a fluffy, chewy sugar cookie and cinnamon roll could have a baby together these cookies would be it! , Like, 4 real! The taste is a bit like a fluffy, chewy sugar cookie
Moist and tender Southern Little Layer Cake with traditional boiled chocolate frosting! Visual Learner? Watch me make this Southern Little Layer Cake from start to finish! Ahhh the Southern Little Layer Cake…have you ever heard of such a thing? I feel like this cake could have stepped right out “The Help” movie. It should be right up there with Minnie’s Chocolate Pie and Caramel cake.
Fresh green beans full of flavor and soul! Simmered in smokey broth with lots of garlic, onions, and red pepper! Visual learner? Watch me make these Soulful Green Beans from start to finish! My grandmother grew a lot of vegetables in her garden. The variety would change every year but one thing that remained were those fresh green beans! I have fond memories (and she
Do you meal prep? Meal prepping has become really popular, and it’s easy to see why! There are so many benefits to meal prepping. It gives you control of your diet and portions, allows you to eat home-cooked meals on busy days, helps cut back on eating out, and of course helps save you time and money. Even with all of these fantastic benefits, it
“Creamy, spiced pumpkin pie filling baked in a butter from-scratch pie crust. Easy recipe that bakes up firm & crack-free!” Visual learner? Watch me make this easy, creamy pumpkin pie from start to finish! Who’d you rather, pumpkin pie or sweet potato pie? Ask anyone in my family and it’s sweet potato pie hands down. Ask anyone in my husband’s family and it’s pumpkin pie
“Pillowy-soft homemade yeast rolls that are so easy to make! Buttery with only a hint of sweetness makes these the perfect dinner rolls for any occasion” Visual learner? Watch me make these homemade dinner yeast rolls from start to finish! My grandma Barb has been making the same yeast rolls for Thanksgiving for as long as I can remember. Sometimes she’ll change them up from
“Southern whipped cream cheese pound cake with a moist crumb and old-fashioned flavor” Visual learner? Watch me make this Southern cream cheese pound cake from start to finish! I usually prefer my grandma Barb’s cooking over any and everything, even my own. She has this way of working her magic in the kitchen that can only come with a lifetime of from-scratch cooking. There are
“Creamy sausage & vegetable potato soup! Comforting and full of flavor” Visual learner? Watch me make this creamy sausage & vegetable potato soup from start to finish! Every Fall my family and I (including the in-laws) go camping for a week. It’s something we’ve done for over 16 years, and now that I have kids it makes it even funner (that’s so a word so
“Southern Stone-Ground Grits made the old-fashioned. Creamy, butter grits seasoned with salt and pepper.” Watch me make these creamy, Southern Stone-Ground Grits from start to finish! I don’t know of many recipes that are as southern as grits. Grits are a true Southern classic that I grew up eating for breakfast just about every weekend! They also made their way to the dinner table in
“Soft and fluffy bake chocolate donuts with an easy chocolate glaze. A homemade recipe to satisfy your double chocolate doughnut fix!” Visual learner? Watch me make these baked chocolate doughnuts from start to finish! Ok, I’ve got to ask, do you spell it donut or doughnut?? Anytime I write a post about doughnuts I feel conflicted. I spell it both ways and it’s so frustrating
“A from-scratch, bold and flavorful Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken made with fresh ingredients and homemade browning sauce” Visual Learner? Watch me make this Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken from start to finish! Welcome to the very first village recipe!! I’ve been teasing about village recipes for over a year now and the very first one is here!! Wondering what the heck is a village recipe?
“Soft & chewy dipped granola bars. Homemade recipe with easy ingredients!” Visual learner? Watch me make these dipped granola bars from start to finish! School is back in session! It’s so adorable going through my facebook timeline and seeing all the kids dressed for their first day. Meanwhile, the parents are drinking & rejoicing LOL! We started homeschool a couple of weeks ago, and so
“Easy, practical tips for organizing your refrigerator.” Tour my fridge! Hello. My name is Monique, and I love snooping through peoples fridge. I won’t just like, come into your home and start snooping though. I usually wait until we’re besties before this starts. I don’t know what it is. I just like to see what people eat and how they organize their kitchens and
“An all-butter, classic yellow cake that’s tender and moist! Easy homemade recipe using simple ingredients!” Visual learner? Watch me make this Classic Yellow Cake from start to finish! Do you have any food pet peeves? Whether it’s the way people pronounce things like “minlk instead of milk” or a dead wrong pairing like grits with sugar? I have so many. I normally keep them to
“Old-Fashioned Chocolate frosting made with Hershey’s Cocoa Powder! Easy, creamy homemade frosting that’s great for cake and cupcakes!” Visual learner? Watch me make this Old-Fashioned Chocolate Frosting from start to finish! (video coming up!) What goes better with a homemade yellow cake than good old-fashioned chocolate frosting?? I mean chocolate frosting is made for yellow cakes. It’s a rule. A given. It just seems so