• Cream Cheese-N-Spice Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

    November 30, 2011DishinandDishes

    There is a local sub shop that has an amazing  glass pastry case at the counter here in Oklahoma City.  My favorite cookie there is their Pumpkin Cream Cheese Iced cookie.  I order my low-fat sub on multi-grain bread as I stare longingly through the glass case at them.  Usually, before I leave, I end…

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  • A Shower for the Bride to Be

    August 25, 2014DishinandDishes

    A few weeks ago, we hosted a bridal shower for my daughter Tori’s BFF Hanna who within a month will marry the guy of her dreams- Lance. Tori and Hanna have been friends since grade school and Hanna has always just been another child to us around this household.  Here’s a picture of the bride to…

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  • Mini Carrot Cake Cookie Cups

    April 10, 2014DishinandDishes

    These little cookie cups are just one little bite, perfect for Easter and are kid and adult friendly alike. For the adult and the child, one can limit oneself to one delicious little bite or eat two or three to make a normal cookie size. Kids will love the little cupcake-looking cookie bites, and they…

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  • Pumpkin Biscuits

    October 8, 2013DishinandDishes

      You know it’s that time again, when you start seeing a zillion recipes cropping up with ingredients like pumpkin, butternut squash and apples. It’s Fall. The Christmas song that quotes “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” should have been written about Fall as far as I’m concerned. After a few months of…

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  • Thanksgiving & Autumn Dishes

    November 16, 2012DishinandDishes

    I think that Andy Williams song has it wrong… I honestly don’t think Christmas is the “most wonderful time of the year”. I think fall is …and Thanksgiving. Maybe it’s the weather…the brightly colored leaves, the cool crisp air that lends to tucking under a quilt. Maybe it’s the food…I just love autumn harvest…butternut and…

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  • Our House on Mondays – Teenager Invasion!

    May 7, 2010DishinandDishes

    Journey with me to our house on Monday evenings. Here is how it goes… I get out of work at 4:30. I work-out for 30 minutes with the girls from work and then… Sometimes, when I’m organized, I shop on the weekends. But more often, I run by the grocery store after work. I buy…

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  • Doozie Cookies

    August 21, 2009DishinandDishes

    HELP! I’m home alone! Remember the movie Home Alone and the trouble lil Macaulay Culkin got in? This is what happens when you’re home alone with your teenage son who loves those cookies at the mall. You know the place. The one that serves two chocolate chip cookies with a mile of icing in the…

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  • Cauliflower Steaks with Curried Coconut Puree

    October 15, 2015DishinandDishes

    Steaks cut from the heart of the cauliflower, roasted and laid over a purée of curried coconut milk. The recipe includes step by step photos and instructions.

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  • Espresso Truffles

    February 12, 2015DishinandDishes

    Recently I visited one of my favorite baking shops (Sweet Cherry’s Bakery ) and picked up some supplies to make truffles.  Valentine’s Day is approaching so I thought I’d knock some chocolates out ahead of time! Now, you can use your imagination here – make milk chocolate or dark chocolate truffles.  Add in a flavored liquor or…

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  • Deep Fork Grill is a Deep Pleaser

    July 27, 2010DishinandDishes

    (Photos by Nancy Jackson) 5418 N Western Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73118 848.7678 Website: www.deepforkgrill.com Mon – Fri:11:00 am – 11:00 pm Sat:11:00 am – 12:00 am Sun:10:30 am – 10:00 pm Merciful Heavens! This week Mr. Wonderful and I had the pleasure of eating at Deep Fork Grill and we were incredibly overwhelmed (in…

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  • Snickerdoodle Cupcakes – Just in Time For Valentines!

    February 11, 2010DishinandDishes

    I know what Jan felt like on the Brady Bunch. Martha. Martha, Martha, MARTHA! Except I’m not talking about Marsha, I’m talking about Martha “let’s make everything difficult” Stewart! I have her cookie cookbook and let me tell you, the cookies recipes have very detailed recipes and guess what? So does the cupcake book. But,…

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  • Shawnee Mills Products

    January 22, 2010DishinandDishes

    I’m kind of embarrassed to say this.  I live in Oklahoma and always thought that Shawnee Mills was in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Not so.  Actually, the company has 7 facilities located …well…where the wheat grows in Oklahoma, in Arnett, Gage, Minco, Kingfisher, Okarche and Cashion. Created in 1906 by J. Loyd Ford they are still operating…

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