Pinto Beans and Ham with Homemade Buttermilk Cornbread

I grew up in the south. My mom was the best southern cook! We ate a lot of fried chicken, black eyed peas, corn bread, and lots of sweet iced tea. Talk about your belly filling comfort foods! Fall is my favorite season here. It is still the heat of the summer has ebbed away. I watched the first … [Read more...]

Easy Loaded Grilled Pork Nachos Recipe

What better way for kicking off the season than with a delicious summer recipe for Loaded Grilled Pork Nachos? I live in the south, so we only get a handful of weeks of cold weather. Otherwise, we can wear shorts most of the year! One of my favorite things about the warm weather is that we can fire … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pork Loin With Cranberry Walnut Relish

I love to cook, especially during the holidays. Between family get togethers, my husband's office party and my daughter's school functions, I have a lot of folks to cook for. Over the years, I have learned to take the stress out of my holiday cooking by finding home-cooked recipes that don't take … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

I have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. I love the twinkle of the lights on the tree. I love scoring the perfect gift at a discount. I love having my family around me on Christmas morning. What I don't love is being torn in a million directions. There doesn't seem to be enough time in the … [Read more...]

Mini Honey Balsamic Berry Cheesecakes Recipe

My husband calls Pinterest the Bermuda Triangle for women. I will admit, I have been sucked into the magical world of Pinterest a time or two (or ten, or a million) before. You cannot help but browse through the thousands of enticing recipes and DIY projects. You can learn to bake a cake, plant a … [Read more...]

Spicy Cheeseburger Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Spicy Cheeseburger Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe How do you like your burgers? I love mine nice and medium rare...not a second over or they are too done for me. I absolutely love my burgers cooked on the grill, don't you? There is the amazing smell and the sound of the sizzle and popping when the … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Orzo Casserole Recipe

My family could eat meals with cheese just about every day of the week. I have yet to find a dish with cheese they will push away. They are also big fans of pasta and bacon, so a lot of our casseroles have those tasty ingredients as well. This week I found a Cheesy Chicken Orzo Casserole recipe I … [Read more...]

Baked Turkey Meatball Braided Sandwich Recipe

Can you believe May is almost over, school is out and summer is almost here? Seriously, it feels like we were just scraping ice off the windshield of the car and now the temperatures are into the 80's! For our family, summer break is super busy for us. The kids have camps, swim club, and lots of … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Seasoning Salt – Lawry’s Copycat Recipe

  Occasionally you may run across recipes online that call for seasoning salt - sometimes Lawry's Seasoning Salt specifically.  If this is something you don't usually have on hand, or if you want to save a little money by making your own from spices already in your kitchen we are here to tell you … [Read more...]