Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella, a classic dish, is chicken roasted with garlic, olives, capers, and prunes. It’s the perfect meal for a large dinner party. Chicken Marbella is one of those dishes that has been around for what is seemingly forever, yet to this day, I find many friends who have yet to try it. If you […]


I Created My Own Cookbook: The BIG Reveal and a Giveaway

This post is sponsored by CreateMyCookbook; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I created my own cookbook with CreateMyCookbook, and now it’s time for the BIG REVEAL! And it’s ALSO time for a GIVEAWAY to help you write YOUR own cookbook!!  I told you all a few weeks ago that I had written […]


Companion: High Quality Affordable Pet Products/Gift Card Giveaway

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Food Lion for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. Gus is MY faithful German Shepherd companion, seen here with a box of Companion Dog Treats, part of Companion’s affordable pet products line. (But who can resist an image of a Basset Hound, […]


Sticky Toffee Pumpkin Pudding

This is the recipe that was waiting to happen: Sticky Toffee Pumpkin Pudding. It almost had to happen. It was destined to happen. What is this  Sticky Toffee Cross Cultural Fusion? English Childhood Comfort Food meets America’s Favorite Fall Flavor, Pumpkin: it’s a beautiful cross-cultural union! Cultural appropriation of the very BEST kind. We’ve stolen […]


Create A Cookbook for Your Own Family with CreateMyCookbook

This post is sponsored by CreateMyCookbook; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I have always had a dream to someday write a book, but lately, that dream has gotten really specific and focused: I want to create a cookbook. I think a lot of wannabe writers have the dream to write a book, […]


World’s Best and Easiest Coleslaw with Homemade Vinaigrette

 This, the World’s Best Coleslaw Recipe, is for all my friends out there who think of themselves as “Bad Cooks”.   I feel your pain. I do. I once despaired of ever being as good a cook as my mama.  It is also for all my friends out there who think of themselves as “Coleslaw […]