My husband loves chicken salad. I mean looooovvveeeessss chicken salad. From the poppy seed chicken salad that makes a regular appearance to a grilled chicken salad, he loves it all. And since I llllooooovvvveeee him, I make it for him as much as possible. But one of his favorite versions involves fruit and [...]
Grandmother’s Divinity was always a part of our Christmas celebration. She’d watch the weather carefully during the week before Christmas to pick just the right day, the one with the lowest possible humidity, and she’d begin making this delicious confection. Tasting a lot like marshmallows, her billowy, white divinity was always one of my favorites. [...]
Okay, so my handmade gifts list just wouldn’t be the same without this Praline Sauce. Oh my goodness gracious! It is one of those things that you’ll want to keep on hand for any celebration you can think of for the future. Sweet and buttery, this my praline sauce is a bit darker than my [...]
The holidays and making this toffee recipe go hand-in-hand for me. Well, candy-making in general goes hand-in-hand with Christmas around here, but toffee? Well, it tops the list. Toffee is really so easy to make once you figure out a couple of basics, that you can easily make a few batches within an hour [...]
This. You need this salad in your life. Pretty much immediately. It started as an apple pecan salad, but quickly as I started making it, it morphed into this amazing Apple Pear Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette, roasted pecans, bleu cheese crumbles, and pomegranate seeds. I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and supper. And [...]
Cinnamon Pecans make an excellent nibble to have on hand when entertaining or for wrapping up as gifts as a hostess thank you, to toss into a goodie basket for out of town guests, or to give to friends, teachers, and neighbors over the holidays. I warn you though, they are super addictive!
Every year for Christmas, my Grandmother Verdie would spend a day in the kitchen making family-favorite candy recipes that had been given to her from my Granddaddy’s aunt. As Grandmother would test to see if her candy was ready by dropping bits into a bowl of water to see if it had reached just the [...]
Pin It Oh boy, do I have a treat to share with you! These Pecan Pie Bars are absolutely scrumptious and something I think you’ll want to make soon! The shortbread crust topped with pecan pie makes an impressive addition to any holiday table or for entertaining. Even my pecan-pie-hatin’ brother-in-law loves these [...]