Venison Stroganoff on White and Wild Rice

Recipes always mean more to me when they come with a story, and my story for venison stroganoff comes with a memory from my own family of origin. Mom didn't have much occasion to cook with venison, but she sure had a way with a flank steak! So my recipe for venison stroganoff was inspired by my best … [Read More...]

Earn Amazon Gift Codes as an Advisor to a Food Manufacturer

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Attention all food enthusiasts, we need your help! Do not miss this opportunity to help determine what will be put on grocery store shelves! (And, you can earn Amazon gift codes, at the same … [Read More...]

My Word for the Year in 2017: Trust

I’m closing out the year 2016 with a post on faith. As I reflect back on my life this year, I’m also doing a bit of thinking ahead in regard to the fast approaching new year of 2017. I’m indulging myself in dabbling in a bit of dreaming – in imagining what my life in this […]

Holiday Breakfast Casserole with Spinach and Alpine Cheddar

I simply *have* to share this Holiday Breakfast Casserole with Spinach and Alpine Cheddar with you, before Christmas, because…well…and it pains me to say this, but…. ~leans forward to whisper~ “There are a lot of crappy breakfast casserole recipes floating around out there.” (A quick aside to my intimate friends of my Fabulous Friday Friends […]

Earn Amazon Gift Codes By Sharing Your Opinion

Would you like to earn Amazon gift codes by sharing your opinion? Read on! This opportunity is for those who are the primary shoppers in their household. Have you ever wished to have your voice heard within the food industry?  A major manufacturer in the food industry needs your help.  They are looking for participants who are […]

Curry Coriander Shortbread Cookies

Curry Coriander Shortbread Cookies are one of my favorite Christmas Cookies. My friend Gwen Pratesi, who is a blogger over on Pratesi Living, shared the recipe with me. They sounded intriguing to me, but maybe you’re a bit put off by the title: after all, the recipe uses spices that are normally reserved for savory […]

Pasta Carbonara with Homemade Bread Crumbs

People often ask me for suggestions for meals that are quick, easy, delicious, and frugal, and Pasta Carbonara with Homemade Bread Crumbs is just such a recipe. When life’s circumstances are just so hectic – like during the holidays, for example – that there’s no TIME to get to the grocery store, you need a […]

World’s Best (and Easiest) Lasagna

I am about to fall from grace, in the eyes of some of you, but let me just go ahead and ‘fess up, right off the bat: the World’s Best (and Easiest) Lasagna has store-bought pasta sauce in it. Yup. I use Prego Pasta Sauce in this recipe. This is the recipe that won my […]

Don’t Be Stuck on “Pause”: Hit “Play” On Your Life

This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’m drawn to people who strike me as being fully, vibrantly alive! Aren’t you?  That doesn’t necessarily mean my friends are all loud, or extroverted. One of the most vibrantly […]

Foodies Can Earn Amazon Gift Codes by Sharing Their Opinions

    This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Do you love to share your thoughts and opinions? A popular Quick Food Service is looking for some foodies to help inspire their future products and recipes. If your care about the ingredients and quality used in […]

Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: Nashville Event

This post was sponsored by Morton’s Salt as part of  their Morton’s Salt Next Door Chef Campaign.  All opinions are, of course, my own. This past Monday, I joined a number of guests at a unique dining experience, here in Nashville: “Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: Nashville” event. Morton Salt, converted the backyard of Travis […]

Chop Chop Magazine and Cabot Cheese Giveaway

You’re here for the cheese giveaway, right? Mmmhmm. That’s what I thought. Well, BEFORE I tell you how to enter to win said cheese, let me give you a little more value for your click. (Which I do deeply, deeply appreciate! All clicks and shares are ~highly~ esteemed!) Disclosure: I am a member of the […]

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