*That* Susan Williams Has Written A Cookbook!

My friends and readers have been asking me for years when I'm going to write my own cookbook, and now I'm happy to tell you that finally, I've written a cookbook!  Hey, Google: did you get that? *That* Susan Williams is a cookbook author!   The Remarkable Tale of How I Wrote … [Read More...]

Affordable, Delicious Wines for Holiday Parties from Trader Joe’s

Looking for some wines for holiday parties? The holidays are a great excuse to get together with family and friends. A glass of good wine makes things that much more merry and bright.   However, having guests in greater numbers makes most of us a little more cost-conscious. Haven't we … [Read More...]

Where to Find Great Quality Prime Beef

Where do you find wonderful, high quality PRIME beef? The super markets are full of choice grade beef, but buying Prime grade is a lot trickier, since most of it is already sourced out to restaurants and steak houses, in particular. A while back, I wrote a post about how you can get that Expensive […]

Music City Food + Wine Festival: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Since I attended Nashville’s Music City Food + Wine Festival this year, I thought my readers would enjoy hearing about it.  I’ll describe my experience, of course, but I also hope to provide helpful information for those planning to attend a future event. That way, you’ll have the facts you need to know, before you go. Although I […]

The Best Homemade Cherry Pie

I wish I could tell you that this recipe for The Best Homemade Cherry Pie, made with frozen sour cherries, was a sponsored post. And I’m just going to go ahead and put this out there, right now, to the Cherry Marketing Institute, and the good people of Michigan: I’m available. Send me lots and […]

ION Boombox Deluxe Bluetooth Speaker

Hipsters brought vinyl back, so now, it’s time for the return of the 80’s boom box, in the form of the ION Boombox Deluxe Bluetooth Speaker. It’s a powerful, full-featured boombox in the classic fashion, just like you remember, but with a twist: full bluetooth capability. Why Would I Want A Boombox? Be honest— You […]

Roasted Okra and Pimento Cheese Pizza

This recipe for Roasted Okra and Pimento Cheese Pizza is unlike any pizza you’ve ever had before. It combines two Southern favorites: okra, and pimento cheese, on a delicious homemade pizza crust. Wowser! This pizza embodies a couple of things that I dearly love about the South! Where I Got the Idea for Roasted Okra […]

How to Make Homemade Pimento Cheese

This recipe for Homemade Pimento Cheese  is made with creamy fontina cheese, roasted red peppers, and homemade mayonnaise.  If you like pimento cheese, you won’t believe how much you’re going to love your own HOMEMADE version!!! The very best recipes start with excellent ingredients, prepared simply. This recipe is no exception. It starts with a […]

How to Make Easy Homemade Mayonnaise

This recipe for how to make Easy Homemade Mayonnaise in an Immersion Blender is unlike any recipe you’ve probably used before because it is made with soft boiled egg, thereby removing the worry of using raw eggs. Isn’t the Tomato Toast pictured below beautiful? It’s kind of like a good old southern staple, the tomato […]

Should I Get a Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher?

 This is a sponsored post on behalf of Best Buy. All opinions, as usual, are mine. It’s no secret I’m a big fan of Bosch. I have a Bosch Universal Mixer, with an Ice Cream Maker, a blender, and a food processor, that I’ve told you all about!  But  for those of you who are […]

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Venison Backstrap with Balsamic Cherries and Farro

  This recipe for Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Venison Backstrap  is delicious enough, that you can just stop right there, halfway through the recipe title.  No need for further embellishments, like balsamic cherries and farro. Your family and guests will be delighted with the backstrap alone. Because my husband is an avid and successful hunter, our freezer […]

Oven Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Onion

This recipe for Oven Roasted Green Beans with Bacon and Onion is pretty much a Facepalm Idea, for me.  It’s one of those ideas that is so obvious, it hurts. I feel the need to whack myself in the forehead, à la “V-8”, so badly does it pain me to think of all the wasted […]