And The Winner Is….

My cookbook contest has come to end and I want you to know that my spouse made sure that it ran fair and square to the bitter end. I am happy to announce that the winner of Pioneer Woman’s new cookbook “Food From My Frontier” is Anna! Anna is a brand new subscriber to My Mother’s Daughter and I’ll be pre-ordering her copy through Amazon.com today. We’ll both be getting…

Cookbook Giveaway!

Anyone who has surfed my website or read my blogs surely knows by now that I am a huge fan of The Pioneer Woman, aka Ree Drummond. And just in case you haven’t noticed (or you just arrived from Planet Mars), she has a new show on The Food Network as well as a new cookbook coming out in March. I have pre-ordered my copy of Food From My Frontier and I’m really…

My Valentine

Yes, it is February 14th and love is all around. It’s fallen on a Tuesday this year and that seems kind of weird to me. Valentine’s Day and Tuesday just don’t go together for some reason. But it is what it is and when I woke up this morning and stumbled to the kitchen bleary eyed with dogs running under my feet I saw the most beautiful vase of flowers sitting on the kitchen table. Flowers have …

Orange Chess Pie

I saw a recipe in Southern Living for “Tangerine Chess Pie” and turned into Orange Chess Pie simply because I didn’t have any tangerine’s in the house that afternoon and was too lazy to go the store. And I’m not ashamed to admit that this is how my recipe for Orange Chess Pie came to evolve…faith in Southern Living Magazine and sheer laziness! In all seriousness, I love…

A Bountiful Weekend

Today is Sunday and, so far, the weekend has been full of family, food and forgetfulness. I’ve decided that I will expect forgetfulness to creep into my life on a daily basis. No, on second thought, I will count on it. I escaped from work early on Friday so that I could get my shopping done ahead of the weekend since it was looking like it was going to be a busy one. I was thrilled to find “Moneyball” …

Monkey Bread Muffins

I was watching Pioneer Woman and saw her recipe for Monkey Bread Muffins and had a flash back of my kids growing up and loving this treat for special occasions or holiday celebrations. When I was browsing through Pinterest a few nights later and saw it posted on someones board I decided that Monkey Bread Muffins were calling my name. I went into the kitchen, rifled through my…