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Roma Zucchini and Pasta Soup ~ Summer Soup At Its Finest

This hearty soup, which can be considered more of a stew for its thick chunks of vegetable goodness, is a big crowd pleaser, which is good since you’ll be making a whole lot to share. Chock-filled with vegetables, complex grains and proteins, this is a healthy meal that can be frozen and reheated for days, …

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Chocolate Crazy Cake Is Made With No Eggs, Milk, Or Butter

Want another amazingly crazy crazy cake recipe? Last week I shared our Vanilla Crazy Cake and not even kidding – y’all went nuts. Get ready to strap yourself in ’cause this Chocolate Crazy Cake is just as amazing and how can you go wrong with chocolate? Don’t know about crazy cakes yet? They’re also known as Wacky …

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Candy Corn Fudge Will Be Your New Favorite Thing!

We all have our favorite Halloween candies. My mom is all about the chocolates. My brother would straight up steal anything sour out of your bag and pretend like he was innocent, and me? I’m all about the candy corn. Truth is, though, I think it’s just the look that I really love. I mean, …

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“Oven Fried” Homemade Southern Fried Chicken

If your grandma didn’t make homemade fried chicken when you were growing up, your grandma did you wrong. It’s a right of passage to sit at grandma’s table and enjoy fried chicken right out of the oil. The smell of fried chicken hot in the air, some delicious mac and cheese that she made the …

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Unbelievably Amazing Panko-Covered Asparagus Fries

Potatoes were SO last century. And french fries? Blech! Between the sluggish carb overload and the finger-coating grease, the only time you should want french fries is when you’re ten. Or at greasy burger joint in the middle of nowhere waiting on a tow-truck because your car blew a gasket. Beyond those two occasions french …

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Sinfully Delicious Slow Cooker Hot Cocoa

Nothing tastes better on a cold winter day than a drink that heats you from the inside out. And that’s exactly what this sinfully delicious slow cooker hot cocoa is made for. Decadent to the core, this traditional, easy recipe will fill your home with the sweet, sweet smell of chocolate as it cooks, and …

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Sweetheart Cheesecake Wafers

You want to give your sweetheart something nice and sweet this Valentine’s Day, right? Something smooth, chocolatey, memorable… Something they’ll think about on those days when sweetness isn’t on the menu. These Sweetheart Cheesecake Wafers are exactly what your love-muffin is craving, they just don’t know it yet. Smooth as Barry White’s voice and just …

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Old Fashioned Bread Pudding With Rum Sauce

Confession: I always thought I’d hate bread pudding. The name itself does not sound appetizing. It sounds like bread that’s been sitting in goop for too long and getting mushy and now you’re trying to convince me to eat it and you’re calling it a ‘classic dessert’. Um…no, thankyousomuch. But a few years ago while …

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Cherry Bomb Bourbon Whiskey Proves You Can Find Happiness In A Glass!

I love cherry season. I love adding cherries in pretty much anything. I’ll make cherry pie, cherry turnovers, cherry ice cream, cherry cinnamon rolls and, well, you get the picture. But my real love are cherries and bourbon together. It’s like they’re best friends, cut from a slightly tart and very naughty cloth. And you …

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20 Healthy Appetizers for the Holidays

The holidays are filled with temptations to eat unhealthy treats. It’s Ok to indulge a bit, but include a few healthy appetizers in your offerings too. Many of these options are good for vegetarian and gluten free guests. Consuming these appetizers may help your waistline as well. After all, Americans tend to gain up to …

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Yellow Ants On A Log Granola Bars

The seasons of being trapped inside during stormy, cold weather is upon us and kids are already starting to go a little stir crazy. “Can we go outside?” No. “Why?” It’s raining. “Please?” Because please makes it not rain, right? LOL! It’s okay, just because they’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you all can’t have a …

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You’re The Reason Your Salmon Sucks

You’re the reason your salmon sucks. No, no, it’s true. Maybe you’ve even convinced yourself you hate salmon…a delicious meat…and that you can’t understand why anyone would want to eat it in the first place. And it’s all your fault that you feel this way. Unless you really just don’t like salmon. If you don’t, …

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Frankenstein Nutter Butter Cookies

Some of my favorite Halloween memories from growing up were hanging out with the family watching monster movies. My favorite, by and far, was Young Frankenstein. Okay, so maybe not ‘exactly’ a monster movie, but I was young and didn’t understand everything that was going on in that one… Now some of my favorite memories are …

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These Jack Skellington Cookies Are Easy To Make

Anyone worth their Halloween salt is a fan of Jack Skellington and Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. No, no, it’s true. I mean, Jack Skellington is the king of Halloween town, after all. And if it isn’t, I don’t want to know. I’m such a HUGE Nightmare Before Christmas fan that basically if it involves …

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Neapolitan Rice Krispie Treats

There is something magical about neapolitan ice cream. Something about those layers of chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla together that make it so much more than mere ice cream. It’s like by themselves they’re a little boring, but as soon as they’re in the same bowl, the clouds open up, rainbows cover the earth, and unicorns …

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Booger Beer Cocktail

Say hello and Happy Halloween to the grossest-looking thing you will ever enjoy drinking. This Booger Beer Cocktail is made with Guinness, marshmallow cream, and yes, you’re reading that right – peas. I’m aware this sounds like the worst idea anyone has ever had, putting peas in a drink when you’re just trying to enjoy your holiday …

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Spiked Hot Chocolate with Candy Corn Lava

Now, when you think about candy corn, you probably don’t have thoughts like, “Gee, I wonder how I can turn these into lava.” This is, admittedly, probably a good sign for you and a bad sign for me. However, thoughts like that do tend to result in totally awesome effects like the one on the top of …

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Marshmallow Cream Booger Apples

Halloween is coming, and so are all the monsters, ghouls, ghosts, and gross slimy things you can imagine. True confession: We here at Totally The Bomb love gross and slimy. But since you’re here, we suspect you do, too. That’s why you’re going to love these ghoulishly delightful Marshmallow Cream Booger Apples so much. They’re …

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Deconstructed Cheddar and Salted Caramel Apples

Every year in the high end grocery stores around here, I can find caramel apple pies that have cheddar baked into and onto the crust. If you’ve never tried it, lemme tell you…it’s amazing. Salty, sweet, gooey caramel mixed with apple amazingness…definitely a favorite pie for me. Today I wanted to bring you a taste …

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Chocolate and Popcorn Candy Apples

There are people in your life right now who are going to tell you that you can’t have everything. You need to get rid of those people, because either they’ve never tried these Chocolate and Popcorn Candy Apples, or they don’t believe something as epic as this can exist. Let me repeat…chocolate…and popcorn…coating a caramel …

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Fire Cranberry Crush with Pepper Garnish

Cold weather is coming. I promise. This isn’t like some Game of Thrones threat, where we all know that winter might not ever actually arrive. Trust me, it’s coming. And for those cold days, you’re going to crave a little heat. This Fire Cranberry Crush with Pepper Garnish is spicy good and unlike certain authors, …

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Old Fashioned Kraft Caramel Apples

When I was a little kid, fall meant a few things I could be sure of: school was starting, it would get cold, pumpkin seeds are best when roasted, and Old Fashioned Kraft Caramel Apples taste better than every other caramel apple out there. Maybe it was sitting there unwrapping the cellophane from the little …

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Chocolate Covered Bacon Potato Chip Treats

If you haven’t latched onto the chocolate covered chips craze yet, you haven’t lived. Really. There’s just something amazing about that salty/sweet/creamy taste that makes being human worth the effort. But I’m here to tell you – even if you’ve tried that, you haven’t lived yet. Not really. Check out this recipe for Chocolate Covered …

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Pound of Flesh Apple Whiskey Beer

It’s almost inhuman how delicious this Pound of Flesh Apple Whiskey Beer is, yet when it comes to bringing you amazing tastes, we’re willing to break all the rules. Fall might be about cool weather and turning leaves for some, but for us it’s the amazingly crisp taste of apples in this ruthlessly desirable drink. …

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Mason Jar Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I think every family has birthday traditions, and mine is no different. The birthday person always picks their favorite dinner – lasagna for me – and their favorite cake (chocolate on chocolate anything is mine). It’s so predictable in my family that I could actually list off exactly which cake each person would pick, without batting an …

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Snacktastic Yellow Chocolate Minions Cups

My nephew loves yellow. LOVES it. It’s his favorite color, his favorite socks, he even wants a yellow room at some point (but he shares with his brother, so let’s face it – probably not going to happen). So is it any wonder he’s gone completely mad for the Minions in all their bright yellow …

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Toasted Tuna Salad Sandwich – Fast Food Done Right

Dear Parents: Summer is here and I’m guessing your little darlings are already starting to press buttons you didn’t even know you possess. Next time your kids are chanting, “We’re hungry! We want fast food!” reach for the cabinet instead of the car keys. That’s right, folks, a Toasted Tuna Salad Sandwich is fast food …

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Minecraft Creeper Chocolate Candy

Kids LOVE Minecraft…and they will LOVE you when you make this Minecraft Creeper Chocolate Candy. Whether for a Minecraft-themed party, or just an afternoon snack this treat is delicious and easy to make. Want more Minecraft fun? Check out these 30 Awesome & Easy Minecraft Party Ideas. Enjoy! What You Need To Make Minecraft Creeper …

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Cinderella Glass Slipper Candy

Bippity Boppity Boo, this Cinderella Glass Slipper candy is just for you! No fairy godmother or royal prince necessary when it comes to these delicious and absolutely adorable chocolate slippers. Any princess would be ecstatic to see these at her party, or as a topper on a cupcake made just for her. And don’t worry about jealous stepsisters…these glass …

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Granola Treat Pops

Way too much of my time is spent running around on weekday mornings trying to pull together sack lunches, rush breakfasts and last-minute snacks for the kids. Half the time I end up grabbing something not-s0-yummy off the pantry shelf for them, just to get out the door in time for the school bus. I …

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Mini Chocolate Chip Pretzel Donuts

Sometimes you just need a little chocolate to make it through the day. These Mini Chocolate Chip Pretzel Donuts definitely help. Drizzle on the sweet chocolate glaze, pour yourself a nice big cup of coffee, and settle in with a new book. Whoever needs you now can wait. Unless they’re bringing more chocolate – at which point all …

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30+ Patron Recipes {Not Your Mamma’s Margarita}

Too many people think of Patron as a one-trick-pony-tequila made for just a margarita. But there’s just so much more Patron can do–it’s just so flexible. To prove this (because I know you don’t believe me, yet), I’ve found (and tried) these 30+ Patron Recipes. Get ready, because this is not your mamma’s margarita. 30+ Patron …

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Roasted Honey and Tabasco Bacon Brussels Sprouts

You only think you hate Brussels Sprouts. This Roasted Honey and Tabasco Bacon Brussels Sprouts recipe is here to prove you wrong. I used to swear, vehemently swear, that I hated Brussels Sprouts. Not even kidding. It was the kind of hatred usually reserved for ex-spouses, or those days where you run into your perfect …

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Gluten Free Quiche Muffins

These Gluten Free Quiche Muffins are the savory, delicious answer to the gluten-free question you didn’t know you were asking! Seriously, they’re that good. To Make Gluten Free Quiche Muffins You Need: 9 large eggs 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup whole milk 3 tbsp fresh herbs (your choice, though basil or parsley have always been my …

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Grilled Cheese Caprese

Just because your kids want boring, crustless grilled cheese doesn’t mean you can’t play with your food! The following recipe for Grilled Cheese Caprese is Grilled Cheese done RIGHT! To Make Grilled Cheese Caprese You Need: 4 slices of bread (Italian is delicious with this!) 4 slices of mozzarella 1 tomato 1 bunch fresh basil olive …

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Healthy Baking with Homemade Breads, Biscuits and Scones

When I think about baking, cookies and cakes often come to mind. I’m exploring ways to eat healthier even with my baked goods. What I love about this collection of recipes is that they are all super easy to make. It’s totally awesome to get into Healthy Baking with Homemade Breads, Biscuits and Scones! Most can …

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Maple Glazed Chicken Recipe ~ SO Yum!

Maple Glazed Chicken. Let me say that again, Maple Glazed Chicken! Just writing that makes me hungry because it’s just so very good. Oh, and it costs less than seven dollars to make. SEVEN WHOLE DOLLARS. Awesome. Totally The Bomb is excited to welcome Tawra Kellam from Living on a Dime today. We love everything about …

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