Family favorite Thanksgiving recipes, including breads, sides, and desserts.


Re-discover family favorite desserts from days gone by, and learn how to make them in your kitchen today.


Latest Recipes

Fall favorites

Satisfy your cravings for pumpkin spice, apple pie, and all your favorite fall desserts!

Breakfast & brunch

Bake a batch of muffins or throw together a French toast casserole in no time at all!

no bake desserts

No need to turn the oven on for these yummy, mouthwatering desserts!

pies & tarts

Remember when pie was the go to dessert for every holiday or get together? Let's bring back pie!

Welcome to my kitchen!

My name is Mel and I have loved baking since I was a little girl. Now that I'm grown with a family of my own,
I love to make desserts in my kitchen on our Missouri Ozarks farm. I also love sharing those recipes with you.
Join me for simple, old-fashioned dessert recipes the whole family will love! Read more about me ->

quick breads & muffins

Nothing spells comfort quite like a warm loaf of banana bread or a tin full of fresh baked muffins.

fruit desserts

Take your favorite fresh fruits and make them into fruit crisps, no bake desserts, pies, and more!

Rice Krispie treats

Get your kids in the kitchen, and mix up a pan of ooey gooey treats!

reader favorites

I love my readers! Here's a handful of their most loved recipes.