Old Fashion Peanut Butter Cookies

I have an old recipe book from my childhood that is full of old, simple but delicious recipes.  While they aren’t necessarily new foods, they frequently remind me of my childhood.  This particular recipe book sat for years on my Mom’s bookshelf.  When I moved out, I went back home and gave it freedom from […]

Snowball Cookies #Recipe

For those of you who must have dairy free, we made ours with dairy free ‘butter’ and they were great.  I think they’d be fabulous with margarine, but we did ours dairy free.  😀  I’d love to hear any additions/changes you make!  These are fabulous with coffee or hot chocolate! Ingredients: 1 lb margarine 1/2 […]

Monster Cookie Recipe

Making Book Clubs Fun…With Food With summer’s arrival, it’s a great time to break out the stack of unread books for pool time or beach lounging. At least we always think that’s what will happen. Often, the summer ends and our reading list has barely budged. A great way to ensure you get to some […]

Tea Cakes and Books

Writing For My Life Tea Cakes and Books – A Southerner’s Delight I still remember those hot summer days in Arkansas, lying under a large shade tree, reading a good book, sipping Mama’s tart home-made lemon Tea, and munching on some of the very best “Tea Cakes,” in the Arkansas Delta. Whoa!! I can already hear […]

Chocolate Mint Cookies

My first guest post!!!  I felt so proud!  😀  I posted a recipe that Monkey and I made for Chocolate Peppermint Cookies!  They turned out super yummy!  SO, go by and check em out if you wish!  They are posted up at Dominique’s Desk! A sneak peak??? Just this once…. Yummy looking, huh!?!  Go by […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Zoo feed was running low and Christmas is fast approaching, so we decided it was time for cookies! Chief Zoo Keeper decided that he wanted a Cookie Cake. We tried to convince him he didn’t, but we lost. SO, our first bit of ‘Christmas’ Cookies was a yummy cookie cake!!!   Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake […]

Southern Tea Cakes

Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup or less milk (we used Silk and it turned out well) Mix all dry ingredients, cut in shortening.  Next, add eggs and vanilla.  Mix. […]

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