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Banana Split Ice Cream

Who doesn’t love ice cream??  Come on, name one person who doesn’t??? So giving away the machine needed to create the GREATEST treat EVER was a NO-Brainer!  But before I announce the winners, l wanted to share my latest ice cream creation. About Ice Cream Makers I used my compressor ice cream maker and I LOVE…

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BEST Homemade Mayo

You either LOVE or hate mayonnaise. I personally LOVE it.  I can probably thank my dad for this.  I grew up eating mayo sandwiches (I know… not good), mayo in my peas from our garden, and mayo in my mashed potatoes!  I prefer mayo over ketchup ANY day of the week. It is IMPOSSIBLE to…

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New-tella Chocolate Hazelnut Butter

My first experience with Nutella happened about 5 years ago. The container below is the first and last jar I ever purchased.  I had heard others talk about how good it was and I had seen the commercial stating it was made with “hazelnuts, skim milk and a touch of cocoa.” Sounds good, right??? Oh,…

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Extra Zesty Ranch Dressing

I LOVE ranch dressing, but ONLY if it is homemade.  Homemade ranch is so easy, and after I show you the ingredients in the store bought stuff, you will NEVER buy it again! They should call it “The Hidden Valley of Questionable Ingredients” after taking a look at the label. Hidden Valley Ranch Ingredients: Vegetable oil,…

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Grain-Free Chicken Pot Pie

You asked for it…. a savory recipe! I am sure that some people think that I sit around eating desserts all day, everyday.  The truth be known, I don’t! I just like re-creating them so when I get a sweet tooth, I at least have plenty of recipes to pull out of my arsenal.  Therefore…

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REAL Watermelon Snow Cones (Granita)

This is the PERFECT thing to eat on days like today in Louisiana!  After making the REAL Watermelon Jell-O a few weeks ago,  I still had leftover watermelon in the fridge. Last year I bought a cheap snow cone maker and paper cones  to experiment with making a substitute to the sugar laden syrup you purchase at the…