granny’s orange cranberry muffins

granny’s orange cranberry muffins

i love when i walk into the grocery store & see bags of fresh cranberries.  that means that granny’s cranberry muffins are right around the corner.  i loved my granny’s baking.  it’s where my love for it all began.   here you go!  now, it never hurts if you add a few more cranberries or […]

granny’s snickerdoodle’s…like pringles.  can’t just eat one.

granny’s snickerdoodle’s…like pringles. can’t just eat one.

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Food, Pie Haven, Relationships, Yummy Recipes | No Comments

i miss going to granny and papa’s. they lived in burnet, texas.  burnet, durn it, can’t you learn it. we would top the hill coming into town & see the water tower and know we had made it. first thing we would do when we arrived, was head over to miller’s grocery.  we’d load up […]

strawberry rhubarb pie, sweet with a little bit of tart

strawberry rhubarb pie, sweet with a little bit of tart

this one.  it’s a sleeper on the menu, but it’s so good!!  yes we use frozen rhubarb.  nobody got time to peel rhubarb.  and, let’s be honest.  we live in texas.   FILLING 4 cups of frozen rhubarb pieces 3 cups of frozen strawberries 1 cup sugar 1/2 cups of flour 1 TBSP melted butter […]

sinful espresso brownies

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Food, News & Updates, Yummy Recipes | 2 Comments

these brownies are so amazing.  heck a brownie outta a box is good to me. BROWNIE BATTER 1 1/2 cups ghiradelli cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup of your favorite brewed espresso…MAKE SURE IT’S COLD 4 cups of sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 2 3/4 cup flour 4 […]

havenly blueberry muffins

havenly blueberry muffins

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Food, Inspiration, Yummy Recipes | 4 Comments

havenly blueberry muffins over the year i have wanted to blog and create recipes.  time and craziness has consumed me.  i truly want to do this.  i’ve said i’m going to do this.  it’s being consistent.  it’s being a person of integrity.  i make promises to post recipes and never get to it.  i want […]

bringing friends together, peanut butter pie

bringing friends together, peanut butter pie

  life is busy & last nite we stopped and enjoyed friends.  the kids played ’til they passed out, literally. we laughed ’til we cried, ate pizza, sipped wine & enjoyed the last moments of summer. and, this gave me an excuse to make a pie.  of course, any recipe we try might end up […]

veggie pie, a.k.a. veggie quiche

veggie pie, a.k.a. veggie quiche

Posted by on Aug 15, 2015 in Food, Pie Haven, Pies, Yummy Recipes | No Comments

i absolutely love this pie.  who says you can’t have pie for breakfast? and, you don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat this pie!! 2 tbsps. dill butter (in the cafe cookbook or just use butter & add some dill & chopped garlic) 1/2 cup diced red onions 1 cup sliced mushrooms 10 oz. […]

Happppiest THANKSGIVING to y’all!!

Happppiest THANKSGIVING to y’all!!

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Food, Royers Cafe, Thanksgiving, Yummy Recipes | 2 Comments

somehow among the 1000’s of pies we are baking for thanksgiving, we have to have our traditional family dinner.  it would be so easy to just skip it all & be simple, but i crave the stuffing & giblet gravy.  this morning i asked which recipes y’all would want & the winners were, brown sugar […]

best deviled eggs everrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!

best deviled eggs everrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2014 in Food, Photos, Yummy Recipes | 2 Comments

it’s been awhile.  like forever.  the last 4 months have been non-stop & we recently went on a pie-cation and enjoyed a little break. that means i experimented.  these eggs are an experiment gone right.  way right!  amaze balls. boil a dozen eggs while those are boiling crisp up about 5 slices of bacon, drain, […]

sooo, who needs PIE?

sooo, who needs PIE?

since we are on our ANNUAL PIE-CATION i figured y’all needed a PIE recipe! TEXAS TRASH you say?  ok, here ‘ya gooooooooo…. 1 Cup of Chocolate Chips 1 Cup of Crumbled Pretzels…with salt, duh! 1 Cup of Coconut Flakes 1 Cup of Pecan Pieces 1 Cup of Caramel BITS…omg these things are EVIL! 1 Cup […]