Cooking, Baking & Cocktail Shaking

Orange Scented Steel Cut Oats

This creamy bowl of Orange Scented Steel Cut Oats is the perfect way to start the day. I planned on bestowing you with a lovely new muffin recipe this week; however, the muffins had other plans. They decided to be lazy and refused to rise. I think they had good intentions on rising but...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream is thick, creamy, and supremely decadent. Chocolate ice cream gets swirled with peanut butter sauce and loaded with a generous helping of peanut butter cups. We have a birthday in the house. #SundaySupper turns one today! I have my party hat and party horn ready. Let’s get...

Guinness Braised Short Ribs

Nothing quite compares to meat that has been cooking for hours, and these Guinness Braised Short Ribs are no different. They’re fall-off-the-bone good! Is anyone else still in holiday mode? My Christmas decorations still deck the halls in my house. Call me lazy, but I have no desire to take them down. I don’t...

Grandmom’s Rolls

Happy New Year!!! Are you using the day off to sleep in and nurse a hangover? I tipped back a few of these Bourbon Grapefruit Cocktails last night (they’re amazing). Maybe a few of my Grandmom’s Rolls smeared with butter will help the cause? Today I’m participating in #TwelveLoaves. What is #TwelveLoaves? It’s a concept created by...

Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Muffins with Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut butter lovers, these Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Muffins with Peanut Butter Frosting are for you! They’re supremely decadent and ultra rich. Happy New Year’s Eve! What do you do to ring in the new year? Whatever it is, I’m sure it’s way more fascinating than what I’m doing. I tend to be...

Tropical Chi Chi Cocktail

Happy #SundaySupper! I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas. To get over the winter blues, I made us a Tropical Chi Chi Cocktail. It’s fruity, frothy, and easy to sip. I had the pleasure of spending quality time with my closest family and friends. Every time all of us get together, it’s guaranteed to...

Happy Birthday, Blog!

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of One Sweet Mess. Happy birthday, blog! I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for an entire year. I suppose the expression is true, time zips by when you’re having fun. And, boy, have I had some fun making a mess in my kitchen over the past year. As I look back, it amazes me to see how...

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies… Ever!

I know what you’re thinking, “Jennie, do you know how many times I’ve seen the word best associated with chocolate chip cookies?” I know, but these really are The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies I’ve ever sunk my teeth into! How do I know this? Because I’ve baked and tested several different recipes and this...

Peanut Butter Banana Chip Granola

Baking season is in full swing, and I’m pumping out sweet treats like they’re going out of style. I’ve been baking so much that my skin is imparted with the smell of butter and sugar. Mmm, I smell delicious! This Peanut Butter Banana Chip Granola will have your house smelling amazing. You want cookies?...