Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter

Sometimes it’s the simple things that makes us the happiest. Homemade roasted garlic butter is high on my makes-me-crazy-happy list. (Sure sure, some of that crazy was there prior to the butter) You know I love a simple recipe. This one is muy simple. OMT! likey! Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter Ingredients: 4 heads (not cloves) […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions

A recipe for my sweet potatoes lovin’ sweet potatoes…that’s you! Full Disclosure: While I do love me sweets in any form, I’m not a fan of the traditional holiday sweet potato dish topped with marshmallows and I’m always on the look out for a substitute dish of sweet potatoes that includes a bit of sweetness. […]

Two Ingredient Bisquick Knock-Off Biscuits

As a true Southern gal, I love me some mile-high fluffy biscuits. Ain’t nothing much better than homemade biscuits smothered in sausage and gravy. My stomach is grumbling just thinking about it. Yum. My go-to recipe is the one linked above. Sure it takes a bit of time, but oh, momma, they are worth it. […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I love a roasted veggie, don’t you? Roasting brings out the earthy complex flavors of foods that can’t be duplicated any other way. Bonus: most kiddos will eat a roasted veggie over any other cooking method. < Not scientific, just my own personal observation. When you roast Brussels sprouts, the outside takes on a crispy […]

Easy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

I am an apple butter fanatic. My first taste of apple butter came to me as a child. I was offered a thick slice of dark pumpernickel bread, slathered with a thick layer of butter and topped with a generous portion of apple butter. It was love at first bite. ~swoon~ I knew you could […]

Potatoes Worth Singing About

I originally wrote about these potatoes in April of 2013 and since then, this recipe has become a year-round family favorite.  So, let’s have another look! The absolute best thing about this dish, other than the amazing flavor, is that they’re even better as leftovers.  We’ve simply heated them through, we’ve thrown them in with […]

Fresh Homemade Jalapeno Avocado Dressing

Summertime is fresh food time! We take full advantage of the vast array of fresh fruits and veggies, just like I know you do. If you love avocados, if you love a little spice in your life, then you’re going to LOVE this fresh homemade dressing.   PrintFresh Homemade Jalepeno Avocado Dressing Ingredients1/2 cup olive […]

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Last summer I wrote about how stinkin’ easy, foolproof really, it is to make grilled corn on the cob. It was such a popular post, I thought I’d do a reprint today.  Just in time for prime summer grillin’ months! Let’s get to it, shall we? We shall! Start with some corn still in the […]

Homemade Cream Gravy in 3 Easy Steps

Oh, how I remember my culinary flailings as a newbie cook.  My biggest battle was with gravy.  Somehow I could manage fluffy, to-die-for, biscuits, but I just couldn’t see my way clear of gummy, lumpy, tasteless gravy. LAWSY!  Help me!  I know some of you must feel the same way, so baby, let me hold […]

Summer Cookin’ is Easy Cookin’: Grilled Potatoes and Onions

As summer rolls on, I offer this post from last year, because HOLY SMOKES it’s #1: easy and #2: delish and #3: worth a summer rerun! If you’re looking to beat the summer heat in the kitchen, take your cooking out to the grill and make a big ol’ pan of grilled taters and onions. […]