Caboose: Stovetop Cooked Cabbage, Potatoes and Bacon

Caboose is a cheap, easy and delicious dish of stovetop cooked cabbage, potatoes, onions and bacon. It's a dish that requires minimal prep time on your part, and what's more, it takes very little money out of your pocket. It's comfort food for when money's tight, but it's just as delicious if you're … [Read More...]

Easy Baked Rigatoni with Italian Sausage and Ricotta Cheese

This recipe for easy baked rigatoni with Italian sausage and ricotta cheese makes a great big pan full of scrumptious Italian comfort food. And if you're lucky enough to have leftovers, my family and I agree that it tastes even better the next day! But is it hard to make?  Baked … [Read More...]

How To Make Homemade Wine with Video

How We Learned to Make Homemade Wine Has it ever crossed your mind to wonder how to make homemade wine? To be honest, it never crossed my mind, until we received an invitation from our wine sherpa friend, Denny, to go with him to a couple of parties where, with a group of people, we […]

Crispy Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas with Garlic and Thyme

I was given an air fryer to review by Cosori, and this recipe for Crispy, Tasty, Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas with Garlic and Thyme is one of my favorite snacks. Not only did this recipe turn out very well in the air fryer,  it’s also faster than traditional oven roasting.  Some Facts About Chickpeas and […]

*That* Susan Williams Has Written A Cookbook!

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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 all been to parties where […]

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 […]