Baking Secrets

It’s a break in my holiday cookie swap! Instead of a cookie recipe, this time I’m giving another baking secret from a professional (That’s me!) about how to ship your cookies. This year with the Coronavirus pandemic, holiday gatherings are looking a bit different this year. Many of you might need to ship your homemade […]

Cookie Swap: How To Ship Cookies So They Don’t Break

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If you’re looking for just the right container for your cookie swap treats and where to shop it online, look no further, because I’ve curated a collection of the perfect holiday cookie tins, trays, plates, jars and containers. These festive containers might get more attention than your fresh-baked cookies, plus you’ll need a plate for […]

Minette Loves: Holiday Cookie Tins, Trays & Plates

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It’s cookie swap time! Except instead of another cookie recipe, I interrupt this year’s holiday cookie swap with more cookie baking secrets from the pros for you. By now, you’ve been baking your little fingers off like holiday elfs, so it is only fitting that I share my tips for how to store all those […]

Cookie Swap: How To Store Holiday Cookies

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OK, I’m back with my annual cookie swap! Can you feel the excitement today? I’m sharing my favorite Southern delicacy that is the only savory cookie I’m doing in this year’s cookie swap. Southern Cheese Straws make the perfect snack with holiday drinks, holiday gifts for friends or a salty snack for a night in. […]

Cookie Swap: Southern Cheese Straws Recipe

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It’s the holidays and I’m hosting my annual cookie swap. (Some of you might call it a cookie exchange!) I’ve been sharing my best cookie recipes and I know you’re hard at work baking, so before we go any further, I need to take a short break and share some of my best cookie baking […]

Cookie Swap: Cookie Baking Secrets

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This recipe is simple and delicious. Pumpkin may be the holiday standard but my family demands this tart cherry pie on our table. Pull some pie crust from the freezer and whip up the filling. Easy peasy and so yummy. Make our Homemade Butter Pie Crust found here. Drain the cherries reserving one can of […]

Tart Cherry Pie Filling Recipe

For years I avoided making pie crust.  I thought it a daunting task and I was afraid.  I am afraid no more!  After finding this easy and delicious, all-butter pie crust recipe, I can’t believe I waited so long to start making my own crust.  This all-butter crust is made with a food processor which […]

Baking Secrets: How to Make Butter Pie Crust + Recipe

A Fall favorite, this Pumpkin Cake is always a crowd pleaser.  Frosted and filled with cream cheese frosting or dusted with a light sprinkling of powdered sugar, it really doesn’t need anything else.  Watch the Video!

Favorite Fall Pumpkin Cake Recipe

November is Pecan Season and there is nothing like a Georgia Pecan. And no matter how you pronounce it pecans are a Southern staple. I love to eat them on salads, as a crust for pork, chicken, in trail mix. However, honey, I LOVE to bake with pecans! Shelled pecans are a great staple food. […]

Baking Secrets: How To Toast Your Pecans

I love biscuits and come from a long line of exceptionally talented biscuit makers. Unfortunately, I did not inherent the biscuit making gene. For years, I struggled to make a really good biscuit, one that is light and melts on your tastebuds and goes great with butter, honey or jam. Years and years of trial […]

Easy Buttery Biscuits Recipe + How To Video

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