Goat Cheese with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Holiday Appetizer 

Every Thanksgiving, I serve an appetizer of Goat Cheese with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Garlic and  Rosemary on Crostini. Every family has holiday traditions, and this is one of ours. In fact, if I didn't serve it, there’d be a mob formed (by my family), which would include pitchforks and … [Read More...]

Butternut Squash Pasta with Pine Nuts, Sage, and Browned Butter

This recipe for roasted butternut squash with pine nuts, sage, and browned butter is the perfect comfort food for a cozy autumn evening. The first time I had this dish, it was made by Chef Nick Pelegrino, of Mangia, Nashville. Mangia Nashville is one of my favorite restaurants, and if I've … [Read More...]

Easier Than Pie Homemade Peach Cobbler

  Easier Than Pie Homemade Peach Cobbler has its charms, and one of them is that it’s so easy, it’s almost like magic! And, in fact, this recipe is very much in the tradition of those impossibly easy “Magic Pies” some of our moms used to make when we were kids. I think there used […]

Earn Amazon Gift Codes through McCormick Foodie Group

  This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Maybe I’m not wild about the term “foodie”, but I will admit it: I are one.   A … you know.  ~leans forward and whispers~ ~inverted commas foodie inverted commas~ If you’re a foodie, McCormick wants to hear from you! […]

Seasoned & Seared: a Fundraiser for the BEEFoundation

A few days ago, I had the honor to attend a special evening entitled Seasoned and Seared, that served as a fundraiser for the BEEFoundation. The BEEFoundation is a nonprofit organization that provides education and professional development opportunities for students (like the Future Farmers of America, and 4H groups), and beef producers. As times change, […]

Bambi Burgers with Caramelized Onions

My Bambi Burgers (that’s right – burgers that are made of ground venison) are so good that I would put them up against any other ground beef hamburger you’ve ever had. Now this is not a claim to make lightly. I realize that. I realize you may need a little convincing. And I can do […]

Nashville Home Show Tickets Giveaway

We have Winners! The winners have been notified. Thanks for entering! Have you heard about the Nashville Home Show Tickets Giveaway I’m hosting? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re dreaming of building your own home, or actually BUILDING your own home; in the process of adding on, or dreaming of adding on; wanting […]

Grilled Ribs with Bodacious Balsamic Barbecue Sauce

This post was sponsored by Smithfield as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. This recipe for Grilled Ribs with Bodacious Barbecue Sauce comes just in time for your Labor Day Grilling pleasure. Smithfield® wants your family and mine to enjoy the holiday weekend […]

Spiced Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This easy recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Bread has all the good smells of the fall baking season! As the days grow shorter, and the nights grow colder, there’s just something about fall weather that calls us back to the flavors that speak “comfort” to our souls. Year after year, my daughter begs me to make […]

How to Make Fried Okra that’s as Addictive as Popcorn

In this post, not only will I tell you how to make fried okra that is addictive as buttered popcorn, my goal is to hopefully blow your mind, as well. Whether that’s through the “Fun Facts About Okra”, or through my husband’s beautiful photography, or through the incredibly easy and delicious recipe, itself – I […]

Earn Amazon EGift Cards by Sharing Your Opinion

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Do you want to make a difference and have your voice be heard by a major food manufacturing brand? Do you also love talking about food, grocery shopping and your lifestyle, while also earning rewards for sharing? How […]

Watermelon Mojito Wedges

In the lazy days of summer, you need an easy, refreshing recipe to accompany whatever you’re planning on grilling, and Watermelon Mojito Wedges are the PERFECT thing. Once you’ve had one taste, it’s really, really hard to stop! And, since it’s low in calories, so there’s no need to stop!   But is it a dessert? […]

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