Strawberry Lime Bars

Strawberry Lime Bars

I had some grand plans to make these pictures better with a little photoshop action before writing this post, but the urge to get it posted sooner won out.  Let me tell y’all – these were muy delicioso.  And pretty simple.  The hardest part is waiting for the dang things to chill so you can stuff your face. Continue reading


Coconut Poke Cake, a.k.a. Start Your Diet Next Week Cake

Hello all!

I’ve been hoarding these photos for a while – Mom actually made this cake for my birthday, which was quite a few months ago.  I took the pictures with the intention of blogging this recipe, and here it is four months later.  If procrastination was an Olympic sport I’d be heading off to my Wheaties box photo shoot.

This is a recipe from my Nini.  She actually called it Pina Colada Cake, but I feel like that name isn’t really the best because there is no pineapple anything in this cake.  But it is one of the most delicious, creamy coconut-ty  things EVER.  Just look at it.yummmm

Plus, it is super easy.  Really.  The only real problem is that you have to be patient enough to wait 24 hours before you can eat it.  And that’s pretty tough. Continue reading

Happy Pi[e] Day!

Hello all!  While math has certainly never been my favorite subject, I can get behind any celebration of flaky deliciousness filled with sugary happiness.

Cherry Cobbler

So for pi day, I thought I would share my recipe for pie crust. It’s super easy and as the name implies, it never fails.  Seriously, it is tough to mess this up.  Personally, I really think that homemade pie crust is always better than Pilsbury.  Also homemade pie crust is really cheap because you probably have everything laying around already, unless you aren’t a proper Southern lady and don’t have Crisco in your pantry. Continue reading