Purple Hull Peas with Bacon and Rice

  Let’s Talk About Field Peas Purple Hull Peas with Bacon and Rice are nothing but good Southern cooking! But I didn’t grow up eating them. Over 10 years ago, back when we lived in town, I determined to expand my culinary knowledge by buying more local produce, grown here in Middle Tennessee. That was […]


Pan Roasted Pork Chops with Garlic, Thyme & Browned Butter

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AllNaturalPork #CollectiveBias Weeknights are a challenge, aren’t they? We want so much to be putting a meal in front of our families that is home-cooked, healthy, and delicious. We have the best of intentions! Because we know that that […]


Viennese Noodles with Ham, Sour Cream, and Alpine Cheddar

  This recipe for Viennese Noodles with Ham, Sour Cream and Alpine Cheddar is the third in a series of recipes I’ve written on what to do with leftover ham, and the virtue inherent in buying, in particular, a HoneyBaked Ham bone. In this post, I’m also using another of my favorite products, Cabot Cheese’s variety known […]