Holiday Morning French Toast

Christmas is less than a week away and I’m really looking forward to seeing my people…and eating this special breakfast on Christmas morning!!  In fact, I may have to make 2 pans of this awesomely good french toast casserole because our family is growing!  My kids look forward to having this every Christmas- it’s a […]

Monkey Bread

Monkey bread.  Why in the world do they call it monkey bread??  I’m still trying to figure it out!?!  I do know that it’s a delicious, gooey, pull apart treat that I should only make once a year! We had it for breakfast and added a cheese stick.  That’s a complete meal right there!! Did […]

Crock-Pot Applesauce!

It all started when my realtor suggested I should buy some green apples, gather them in a bowl and display them on the island of our kitchen.  I obliged, the pictures of the house were taken, and there I was left with 17 green apples in a bowl in the kitchen. My mind quickly went […]

Ask Ms. Jilly– Basic Baking Spices

A reader asks:  ” What advice would you give for someone starting out in the kitchen?  What are common spices to have on hand when you’re baking? Well, I love to cook and I’m a big fan of baking so this was an easy one! 1. Cinnamon– I use this spice all of the time!  […]