GG Buttermilk Biscuits and Figs

GG Buttermilk Biscuits and Figs

My Grandmother made biscuits overweened in the kitchen. When she passed my Mom did and when she no longer could my Dad did. So biscuit making is not only a Southern tradition but a family tradition. But today these biscuits are special the have Dad 's special Fig preserves he made every summer for family [...]

Book Review: Irish Castle Murder

Book Review: Irish Castle Murder

Annabelle Shannon returns to her ancestral homeland of Ireland and is eager to take in the sights and sounds, but more importantly, spend time with her grams at their family’s historic Gladstone Castle. Soon after arriving to the sprawling home, situated in the outskirts of a quaint village, her grams delivers some exciting news: she’s [...]

GG Recipe Box: Soda Bread

GG Recipe Box: Soda Bread

The unique texture of soda bread is a result of the reaction between the acidic sour milk and baking soda, which formed small bubbles of carbon dioxide in the dough. The shape of soda bread is also steeped in tradition 4 C flour4 Tablespoon Sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1 Tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 C softened Margarine1 [...]

Baily’s Irish Cream cake

Baily’s Irish Cream cake

This Sunday I am cracking open GG recipe box and sharing Aunt Kate Bundt cake recipe. The perfect cake for St Patrick Day celebration: Cake: 1 cup chopped pecans1 package boxed yellow cake mix1 package (3.4 oz) instant vanilla pudding mix4 large eggs1/4 cup water1/2 cup vegetable oil3/4 cup Irish Cream Liqueur Glaze: 1/2 cup butter1/4 cup water1 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup Irish Cream Liqueur Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan. [...]

Sunday’s Baking

Sunday’s Baking

Hello and Welcome to GG kitchen this Sunday. Today's cake redipe is made with cake mix making it fast and easy. Perfect for afternoon coffee with friends and neighbors. Easy Blueberry Cake 1 box of butter cake mix 3 eggs 8 oz cream cheese 1/2 c Water 1/2c oil 1 C blueberries 1/4 c flour [...]

Ruby’s Red Velvet Cake

Ruby’s  Red Velvet Cake

Today from GG recipe box is my Aunt Ruby's famous Red Velvet cake. Perfect for Valentine's day ! 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil2 eggs1 cup buttermilk1 Tablespoon vinegar1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups granulated sugar1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda2 1/2 cups all purpose flour1 oz. red food coloring Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 3, 8-inch round pans with nonstick spray. Cut parchment [...]

Lissa Food Blog : Sunday edition

Lissa Food Blog : Sunday edition

Happy Sunday ! I thought I would start a Sunday edition to my Food Blog- called Cooking with GG. My grandmother was a great baker and every time I bake in this kitchen I think of her. So each Sunday I will be sharing GG (Great Grandma) recipes. This recipe she got from a family [...]

Home and Garden : Grow

Home and Garden : Grow

Hello Sunday reader and Welcome to my Home. My Word for 2022 is Grow . And while cleaning out my flower beads among the things I found was Carrots growing. I had not planned on a Winter Garden - but ib spite of that Seeds my son planted this Summer grew and we have a [...]

Sunday : Home and Garden

Sunday : Home and Garden

This Sunday Morning it's 38 degrees and Rain in South Louisiana. Tomorrow will be 65 degrees and by Tuesday 70 . Typical Louisiana weather for January . In between the Rain to check out the large Pecan tree in the yard. And pick a few for using in recipes. Pecan tree facts; Pecan trees are native [...]

My 2022 One Little Word; Grow

My 2022 One Little Word; Grow

Hope you had a wonderful New Year ! Grab a cup of Coffee with Me this Sunday and let's Chat ! Today's post : Each year I participate in Ali Edwards One Little Word projects. Some years more so that others. This year my Word choose me : Grow. Want to join Ali Edwards here [...]