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Second Day of Christmas

On the second day of Christmas..... two Mock Pecan pies. Christmas Eve was my baking day.  I love baking as a general rule.  Our family has decided you either have the baking gene or the cooking gene.  Sister claims I got the baking one, while she got the cooking one.  "But your children are luckier… Continue reading Second Day of Christmas

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Running Out of Stuff

I am out of eggs. And butter. Do you know what that means? Besides the fact that I need me some chickens to babytalk to? And to pick up a cow on the way home? I cannot make a pound cake. That spells trouble around here. Having the eggs and butter does not guarantee that I'll make… Continue reading Running Out of Stuff

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Best Cookbook Ever

I love cookbooks.  One of my favorites is Aunt Bea's Mayberry Cookbook that I got for Christmas probably twenty years ago.  I have some stand-by recipes from that one, including Mr. McBeevee's Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole that I make every year for Christmas morning.  (And that is our big meal of the day!  I know,… Continue reading Best Cookbook Ever