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 call 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 Haters“. […]

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak with Blistered Tomatoes

Grilled Flank Steak with Blistered Tomatoes and Basil Vinaigrette is my new favorite go-to recipe for when company is coming, and I want to serve something that is beautiful to look at, absolutely  delicious, and best of all: EASY!!! Why You NEED this recipe for Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Those words, “company’s coming” can strike […]

Southern Summer Risotto in a Pressure Cooker: with Corn, Tomatoes and Bacon

All the Treasures of Summer in the South, in a Risotto: Southern Summer Risotto is simply an Italian-style rice dish, made in the easiest way I’ve ever made risotto: with a pressure cooker. I made this recipe up myself, by taking a basic risotto recipe, and changing up a few ingredients. It’s made with some […]