Homemade Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe with Cheddar and Chives

Once of the things southern folks love most is their buttermilk biscuits.  Being a northern girl by birth, I didn't grow up on homemade biscuits.  Nope, we were more of a roll sort of family.  However, the problem with yeast rolls is that they are a heck of a lot of work.  Mix dough, wait a while.  Punch down dough and make roll shapes.  Then wait some more.  Who the heck has that kind of time?  This homemade buttermilk biscuit recipe took me 10 minutes to mix and another 15 minutes to bake.  Seriously...this is the easiest buttermilk biscuit … [Read more...]

Focaccia with Cheddar Cheese and Sun dried Tomatoes

This focaccia recipe has been sponsored by Bella Sun Luci but all opinions expressed here are my own. I have discovered that the way to the hearts of the men in this house is definitely through food.  Large quantities of food, preferably served at very frequent intervals!  My husband and my 14 year old son are both over 6 feet tall and are very active.  Bread is offered in abundance in my kitchen and occasionally I am inspired to try making it from scratch.  When I was sent a selection of sun dried tomatoes from Bella Sun … [Read more...]

Rosemary Olive Oil Bread Recipe

The bread recipe was inspired by a product I received at no charge to review but all opinions are my own. One of the things I love most about going out to eat is the fresh, warm bread many restaurants will put on your table.  I have a HUGE weakness for home made bread but I don't make it very often.  Not that it is all that hard but it does require a bit of time...mostly it is just sitting around waiting for your bread to rise and I am very impatient!  When I received some olive oil from Pompeian to try out in a recipe I knew right away I … [Read more...]

Honey Crunch Quick Bread Recipe

This recipe for Honey Bunches of Oats Quick Bread Recipe has been sponsored by Mom It Forward and Honey Bunches of Oats. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Ever hear of trail mix quick bread?  Honey Crunch quick bread is similar, using whole grain cereal with nuts and dried fruit in place of trail mix.  An easy quick bread recipe with loads of flavor and texture.    Why I love homemade quick breads I love to make quick bread for my family because they are incredibly easy and I can hide all sorts of good … [Read more...]