Pistachio & Coconut Cake from Taste of Home

Mom loves to try out new recipes and Taste of Home is one of her favorite magazines that she continues to get and try out their recipes.  They have down home, real recipes for normal folks and their desserts are a favorite of hers.  She saw this beautiful Pistachio cake recently and decided to try it.  Short cut, it is made with a boxed cake mix, so yay for that.  Sometimes we need short cuts! … [Read more...]

Homemade Baked Apple Turnovers

I'm closing out the year with a recipe from my mom.  I've shared this homemade apple turnover on my Facebook and Instagram page and people always ask me how she makes these, so today I'm sharing the recipe.  She gave it to me verbally, so that's how I'm going to share it with you.  It's not an exact recipe, but one she made up and I think you can easily follow.I haven't watched her make … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

Last year, my friend Tammy brought these cookies to my house and I loved them. Chocolate chip cookies are always a favorite of mine and I have variations on chocolate chip/oatmeal cookies that I've made for years.  I decided to try a batch of these this year and they really are delicious.I made 2 batches and the second one was better than the first. I can't say I'm an experienced baker and … [Read more...]

All Occasion Chocolate Cake

Hi, I am Jemma and I am so delighted to be with you all today! I am the writer, gardener, baker, decorator and crafty Lady behind the blog of At Home With Jemma.  I am just a gal who loves her family, fresh vine ripe tomatoes from the garden, red roses and life. I want to thank Rhoda for having me over here today to share my all occasion cake recipe and a couple of tips on cake … [Read more...]

Summer Tomatoes and Tasty Recipes!

Oh, the things you can do with a fresh homegrown tomato!Summer is in full swing here in Georgia and believe me, right about now we surely all feel the heat and humidity that this time year brings to the South.  Heat is really good for growing crops, as long as there is plenty of rain too and thankfully, we are getting those late afternoon thunder showers quite a bit this summer, so the gardens … [Read more...]

Garden Bounty

The girls in our family have been down to New Orleans over the weekend, but before we left this happened.  Just wanted to share the garden bounty with all of you who so love to watch my mom and dad with their garden.Daddy always plants too much and they end up freezing or canning some of it.  Last week, it was corn. The corn was coming in so they picked it, shucked it and got it ready to … [Read more...]

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

I don't always share a ton of new recipes on my blog, but sometimes I'll see something online that grabs my attention and this was one of them. It's a winner!  I made it for Mark and we both loved it and ate like pigs that night. He said it was as good as any pasta dish he's had at a restaurant and I'd have to agree.  And it's a one dish pasta dish that's easy too.  Takes no time to put … [Read more...]