How about some icy cold lemon pie while we talk about “The New South?”
I put together this simple buttercream icing for my son who was craving birthday cake after surgery this week. It turned out so creamy and delicious that I had to take a few minutes to share it with you!
Sometimes, simple traditional recipes are perfect without modern embellishment. Banana pudding is one of those recipes!
My cinnamon-chocolate chip cookie bars are so simple to make, and they feature ingredients which you likely already have in your kitchen, which everyone appreciates, of course. The lovely result of the easy, no-mixer-needed preparation is a pan of nicely dense, chewy bars with a lovely cinnamon flavor, accented by nuggets of velvety smooth, chocolate… Continue reading Mama Steph’s Cinnamon-chocolate chip cookie bars
So, you don’t know exactly what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? I can tell you. Unless she’s told you something specific that she would like to have (you’ve been paying attention, haven’t you?) I can tell you right now what she wants. First, she wants to be told that she is loved. Not… Continue reading Five sweet ideas for Mother’s Day treats
Berries, berries everywhere! That’s one of the very best things about this time of year. Blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, and more are available in abundance. They’re all so wonderful. Here’s a cake that I made on In the Kitchen with Mama Steph on KLTV last week, using strawberries and blueberries, but which could obviously be made… Continue reading Mama Steph’s Summerberry Sheetcake
(Note: this is my 200th blog post! Thanks for being here to celebrate that with me!) Some years ago my husband and I worked in youth ministry. We worked with all kinds of lovely, love-hungry teenagers; many from broken homes, poor homes, abusive homes, as well as some from strong, loving families. We embraced them… Continue reading Mama Steph’s sour cream-chocolate chip pound cake
I happen to love chocolate. I don’t eat a lot of it, because I don’t eat a lot of sugar, but when I do eat it, I usually go for chocolate! During the Valentine’s Day season, chocolate becomes a nationwide obsession, practically. Heart-shaped boxes of chocolate show up in drugstores and grocery stores, magazine covers… Continue reading Chocolate cupcakes: What’s not to love?
Christmas is a busy time of year; we are all decorating our homes, trying to buy gifts for everyone, going to holiday gatherings and events, all the while still trying to work and keep things together at home! How do we do it? 🙂 If you are still pondering what to get certain people on… Continue reading Mama Steph’s Top Cookie Recipes, part 2
There has always been a lot of buzz about apples. (No, not the Steve Jobs kind…the fruit.) An apple a day keeps the doctor away. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. An apple for teacher. You’re the apple of my eye. And there’s that whole Garden of Eden thing…. How did… Continue reading Caramel apple snack cake for back-to-school