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Old-Fashioned Brown Bread Ice Cream

Do you have fond food memories from your childhood? Perhaps a special seat in the local diner, the smell of Grandma’s kitchen, or the image of your most favorite meal, right down to the...

Banana Breads and Mighty Muffins: Plus the Tips to Get Them Just Right!

When you’re in the mood for something sweet, but not too sweet; easy, but not store-bought; and full of the comforts you may remember from your childhood, there is no place like home-made banana bread! Today...

New England Clam Chowder in DIY Bread Bowls

National Clam Chowder day. National Soup Month. Freezing temps and snow sweeping across the country. Do I need to give you any more reasons to cook up this hot, delicious clam chowder in a homemade...

Keeping the Holidays Simple with Delicious Local Ingredients!

If you’re looking for a simple but elegant appetizer for your Christmas gathering, the Big Game, or a New Year’s Eve party, you do NOT want to miss these recipes! I’d like to introduce you...

Women, Wheat, & What to do when your oven doesn't start!

There are two basic truths that I have found hold pretty firm: #1- Kansas grows a LOT of wheat. People don’t call us “The Wheat State” for nothing! and #2- Women are pretty resourceful! That’s why...

Ham and Bacon Pastry Ring

October is PORK MONTH! No better excuse to make a beautiful dish with both ham AND bacon. This pastry ring is fun and easy to make and would be perfect for getting the kids in...
I can make a batch of these Speedy Cinnamon Rolls from start to finish in about 1 hour and 10 minutes, including the time it takes for the rolls to raise.  This recipe will make 12 very large cinnamon rolls (1 sheet pan), 16 small cinnamon rolls, or 2 large braided rings. 

Speedy Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe comes to life nearly once a week at my house, especially in the winter months.  I can make a batch of these Speedy Cinnamon Rolls from start to finish in about 1...

Ree's Buttered Rosemary Rolls

 This is a Pioneer Woman recipe and everybody, everywhere  ADORES these rolls.  I love baking them in my cast iron skillet. Super easy and super delish!  Once they raise,  twelve frozen dinner rolls fit...

Quickie Parmesan Bread Sticks

I’m always needing something in a hurry, and yes, I’d like all things to be homemade in my world, but how REALISTIC is that?? I have no problem confessing that I’ve always got CANNED...

Easiest Homemade Beer Bread in Kansas

This recipe will take you 5 minutes to mix up and about 50 minutes in the oven, so consider yourself about an hour away from something that is absolutely addictive.  Use your favorite craft...