How to Brine Corned Beef and Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

When I learned eight years ago that my ancestry was part Irish, I figured it was also time to learn how to brine corned beef. So, not only will this easy stovetop recipe tell you how to brine your own corned beef, it will also deliver the very best Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe I’ve […]


Best Recipe for Leftover Chicken: Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

This Homemade Chicken Pot Pie with Tarragon recipe is the chicken pot pie of your dreams – the perfect way to use up leftover chicken. Chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food, but this recipe has a decidedly gourmet touch.  You won’t believe how good it is!   Whenever I say the words, “chicken […]


Carrot Cake

Spring’s right around the corner – although the folks in Nashville might tell you it’s already here. I don’t even think we HAD winter this year. My friend Cheri up in the Pacific Northwest would tell you that she drew the short straw this winter, and suffered the entire NATION’S winter this year. So, on behalf […]