Easy Roasted French Green Beans

Easy Roasted French Green Beans

Roasted French green beans sounds so, so, French, oui? I love a roasted veggie, no doubt, but have found the veggies I’m not particularly fond of (like steamed green beans) are delicious when roasted.  I’ll actually go back for seconds. Recently, on a trip to Boy’s, he made roasted asparagus, which I love any way […]

Jalepeno and Fresno Chili Poppers Tutorial

Jalapeno and Fresno Chili Popper Tutorial

Yes, yes, yes!  Jalapeno poppers are everywhere during grill season.  This site is no different: POPPERS FOR EVERYONE! My twist?  Adding Fresno Chili peppers, cause you know, ain’t nobody ever done thought of that before.  ~snort~ First of all, you might wanna pop over HERE and order one of the handy dandy jalapeno corers that […]

Revolutionary Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Revolutionary Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Dang, that’s a lot of hyperbole in the title, ain’t it?  OR IS IT?!  Hint: It’s. Not. When I tell you that this recipe is revolutionary, you can understand it to mean that it has revolutionized the way I think of cooking corn; I will never, never ever never, boil my corn on the cob […]

Easiest Grilled Potatoes and Onions You’ll Ever Make

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn

Summertime is livin’, ain’t it?  Wait.  I’ve already said that in my grilled corn on the cob post! Repeating myself or not, it’s still true.  We’ve covered how to grill corn; today we cover grill potatoes and onions. Start with a disposable roasting pan.  Since these potatoes are great as leftovers, feel free to fill […]

Southern Sweet Tea, Y’all

Southern Sweet Tea

Sweet tea is a Southerner’s dream come true when made right (not green tea…there’s a big difference).  As with anything else in the South (or anywhere else, for that matter) there are lots of variations of standard classics. The German did not make sweet tea.  She wasn’t Southern, after all.  Yet, it was one of […]

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn On The Cob

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn

Summertime is livin’, ain’t it? The food is easy, the drinks are fun and everything gets grilled! Let’s get our grilled corn on, y’all. Start with some corn still in the husk. PANTS THE CORN!  Pull down the husk, but don’t take it all the way off.  Just enough to get to the bulk of […]

Drunk Carrots

Drunk Carrots

Carrots got a drankin’ problem, y’all.  I love you, man!  Yes, carrots, we love you, too. I first heard of whiskey-glazed carrots from a friend after they had made them for Thanksgiving.  I was all: I LOVE butter.  I LOVE whiskey.  I LOVE a tender carrot.  Put all these loves together in one lovely dish, […]

Easy Baked Spanish Rice

Easy Spainish Rice

When I was a newlywed with limited culinary experience a friend passed along this easy recipe for Spanish Rice and it has remained a family favorite.  The first time I made it I was so proud of myself for producing something that tasted exactly like I wished it would taste, exactly like someone else would […]

Portuguese Sweet Bread

Portuguese Sweet Bread

I’m a sucker for carbalicious bread, in any form.  Portuguese Sweet Bread.  Ever heard of  it?  Ever had it?  If you answered “yes” then you’re smiling and wishing you had some RIGHT NOW!  If you answered “no” then you’re in for a light, buttery, addictive addition to your baking arsenal of recipes to cherish. That’s […]

Self-Dressing Salad of Your Dreams

Self-Dressing Salad of Your Dreams

What?  You don’t dream of salad?  Yeah, me neither….~snort~….but, this salad is like a dream because #1) It’s simple, #2) It’s delicious and Bonus #3) If you’re a newbie in the kitchen or an experienced cook, bringing this dish to any occasion will add to your kitchen cred. WATCH OUT!  OMT! is getting her street […]