2012–The Year in Review

It has been quite a year! I’d like to take a moment and look back at all the highlights from throughout 2012. January In January, we went on a road trip, the farthest west we have been in Alaska. We literally drove to the end of the road in the little village of Manley Hot…

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Chocolate Martini

Today I am going to share this lovely little treat for the grown-ups with you.

Welcome “MrsMamaHen” Readers – We have a New Home

Those of you that receive MrsMamaHen updates via feedburner might be wondering what in the world is going on. For others, it might seem strange to write a “welcome” post after I started this blog a little while ago…but this is my “official” launch of The Foodie Army Wife. You see, I began blogging in…

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Columbia Street Grinder

Columbia Street Grinder | #SundaySupper

The holidays are winding down, and the food and feasts have been amazing – but we have one left to go! So for New Year’s we are having a Potluck Party with Emeril!

Homemade Guacamole from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Homemade Guacamole

Oh boy, oh boy! When I mentioned that the next state I was going to do was California, almost every comment I received with suggestions, included two things: Wine and Avocados. So in light of that, I thought I would share this delicious homemade guacamole recipe with you!  


Kitchen Tip: “Pan Ease”

Here is a quick kitchen tip for you. When I bake, I normally coat all my pans with this. It is a mixture I call “Pan-Ease” – because it makes things easy to get out of the pan!


Snickerdoodle Brownies

Okay, I admit, these technically aren’t brownies…but if you use your imagination and picture a Snickerdoodle Cookie in the form of a brownie…this is it! And Oh. My. Goodness. They are so good!

Berry Cobbler from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Berry Cobbler

I absolutely love cobbler. When we lived in North Carolina, I had a secret blackberry picking spot, and every summer would pick gallons upon gallons of blackberries. Many I would preserve, and many I would freeze for enjoying all through the year. Blackberry cobbler was a favorite treat to make any time of year. Up…

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Proud Mama | Rifle Team

Please excuse me if I take a moment to brag on my son today. Last weekend, he competed in the State Junior Olympics.


Salted Nutella Fudge

I know I don’t normally post two recipes in the same day, but during my sweet-a-thon yesterday I also made this delicious goodie. And since I have had requests for the recipe…here it is!



Yesterday I spent most of the day in my kitchen doing lots of holiday baking. One of the things I baked were classic Snickerdoodles. Who doesn’t love a snickerdoodle? So I thought it would be a good idea to post the recipe today.


Drunk Moose Meatballs | It’s a #SundaySupper Holiday Event

This time of year is a special time for families, friends and loved ones to gather together. For some, it is the only time each year that they get to do this. They come together, laugh, share, remember, cry and hold on to memories of past years and holidays gone by. Part of the mission…

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Beautiful Baked Risotto | #Cooking50States–Arkansas

The other day I mentioned to my husband that this week I would be featuring Arkansas for my #Cooking50States tour. When I did, his eyes lit up and he said, “Arkansas!? Stuttgart, Arkansas is the duck and rice capital of the world! Hunters dream of hunting ducks there!” Well, I am not a fan of…

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A Sneak Peek | We’re Having a Party for #SundaySupper!

It is Holiday Season, and you know what that means? Lots and lots of parties and gatherings. This week the Sunday Supper Team is celebrating the holiday season with the most important element that you need for a successful party…the food!


Coffee-Lovers Giveaway! – Winner Announced

I haven’t held a giveaway in a little while, so I thought in light of the fact it is holiday season, and in light of the fact that it is cold in Alaska, and in light of the fact that I just shoveled more snow, and in light of the fact that we are swiftly…

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Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies | #SundaySupper

This week, our Sunday Supper group is sharing a special treat. Lots of treats, actually. It is an ALL COOKIE – Virtual Cookie Exchange – Sunday Supper, just in time for your Christmas baking!