Haystacks Candy recipe

This is a quick and easy sweet treat. Not your run-of-the-mill snack, haystacks bring back lots of memories. Why haystacks? Besides being one of my favorites, and being almost foolproof to make, the name reminds me of jumping on haystacks at my grandpa’s farm. And it’s in keeping with my novel, which is set on … Read more

Music to write by

Some people must have silence to work, and others need noise. I’m somewhere in between. Every day noise distracts me, but when I listen to music, I’m focused. Music makes me happy. That’s no surprise to those who’ve studied the effects of music on the brain. So I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that I’m … Read more

Texas Sheet Cake, in honor of Valentine’s Day

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Well, me. Don’t get me wrong. I love some forms of chocolate, like Snickers bars and Turtles candy. But straight chocolate isn’t something I usually crave. But Texas Sheet Cake is different. Have you tried it? It’s amazing! It’s moist and rich, and usually, a small piece will fill me up. … Read more

Christmas Recipes!

Christmas at the Wells’ house means good food. Here are my three favorites! Try them and let me know what you think. Happy Christmas Cooking! Green Chili Cheese Casserole (Gingerbread and all the Trimmings Cookbook, Waxahachie, TX) 5 eggs, slightly beaten¼ cup flour (GF: 1-to-1 Flour)¼ teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt10-oz cottage cheese½ pound cheddar … Read more