desserts

Crazy Good Caramel Popcorn

Crazy Good Caramel Popcorn

No football game is complete without the most delicious homemade caramel popcorn known to man.  This recipe is straight from my mother’s treasured recipe box, and I am privileged enough to even have it in her own handwriting. 😉  Her markings on the recipe card say that it is from Imogene Machotka in Odessa, Texas, circa 1980. Back in the day my mom used an air popper to pop the corn, so the ... »

Fluffy Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Fluffy Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

My son loves red velvet cake, but he’s not too wild about the usual rich cream cheese frosting.  When he was in first grade, he requested that I send red velvet cupcakes to school for his birthday.  I wasn’t too sure about first-graders liking red velvet, but I figured I would try it out on them.  So I concocted a fluffy butter-cream style cream cheese frosting for the cupcakes to hope... »