How to Cook Bacon |

How to Cook Bacon Recipe

I’m about to share a quick-tip with you that will rock your bacon-lovin’ world – How to Cook Bacon in the Oven! Are you ready?     Learning how to cook bacon in the oven is really an essential cooking tip that I just had to share with you.

Spinach Artichoke Bread |

Spinach Artichoke Bread Recipe

You know how I’ve been all about spinach artichoke lately? From the obvious dip to spinach artichoke chicken and just about everything in between? Well, the other day I threw this spinach artichoke bread together for a really simple supper and I have to tell you – I’m not looking back!     How could read more »

Cheddar Biscuits |

Cheddar Biscuits Recipe

These happened this weekend. Cheddar biscuits. mmmmmm. Light, fluffy southern buttermilk biscuits filled with freshly grated cheddar cheese in every single bite. Mercy! My husband invited our friend Walt over for breakfast Saturday morning so they could catch up. Little Buddy and I already had plans to take Miss Annabelle to our vet, so it read more »

Chocolate Mint Brownies |

Chocolate Mint Brownies Recipe

Oh yeah, baby. These chocolate mint brownies are the bomb diggity! Is that a real word? Nevermind.   And oh my goodness are they ever simple to make! They are just right for when you have a hankering for a delicious chocolate and mint dessert. These chocolate mint brownies definitely fill that craving perfectly.   read more »

Peanut Butter Bars from

10 Favorite Peanut Butter Recipes

Peanut butter recipes are some of my favorite. That’s been the case since I was a little girl and Daddy would always let me draw my initial with a knife in a fresh jar of Jif. I also have an affinity for a little diddy about peanut butter, too. Peaaaa-nut. Peaaaa-nut Butterrrr. Jelly. Peaaaa-nut. Peaaaa-nut read more »

Roast Beef |

Roast Beef with Espresso Sriracha Sauce Recipe

Roast beef is one of those meals that I turn to time and again. Like my favorite Dr. Pepper version or even that balsamic roast beef that my family loves so much!   And one thing is pretty much certain, I’m not afraid to play around with the flavor combination that I use when I read more »

Strawberry Milkshake |

Strawberry Milkshake Recipe

I’ve shared before about my husband’s intense love for strawberries. And a strawberry milkshake is the one treat that I can count on him to order whenever he has the opportunity. Like when we visit Parksdale Market in Florida each spring, or when we happen to eat at Johnny Rocket’s at the mall. Finally, a read more »

Strawberry Syrup |

Simple Strawberry Syrup Recipe

Okay, so this strawberry syrup is something that happens fairly often around my house. Once you make it and use it a couple of times, you’ll totally be as obsessed with making and having strawberry syrup in your refrigerator as I am. I feel certain.   Simple as can be to make, a container of read more »

BBQ Chicken Legs |

BBQ Chicken Legs Recipe

BBQ chicken legs bring back memories of my childhood for sure. They were the star attraction in one of my Granddaddy’s favorite meals. So, you know my Grandmother prepared them fairly often for him. And even more recently, I’ve learned that they are one of my husband’s favorites, too. I knew grilled chicken legs were read more »


Mushroom Risotto with Bacon and Peas Recipe

Meals with my family are my favorite part of the day. Settling in around the table to learn about the happenings of each person’s day as we share a meal is truly a gift of love that I don’t take lightly. Let’s face it, life is just busy!       It seems the older read more »

Chicken Salad Recipe |

Chicken Salad with Grapes Recipe

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 tons read more »

Tomato Baked Eggs |

Tomato Baked Eggs Recipe

Eggs, eggs, eggs. We’re covered in them lately and I make every recipe I can think of to use them as much as possible. Like these tomato baked eggs. Oh my goodness, are they ever delicious. And easy, too!   That’s a combination I sure love. Easy + delicious = a surefire winner in my read more »

Squash Casserole | ©

Squash Casserole Recipe

Squash Casserole is a one of those recipes that you’ll find for nearly every holiday, reunion, or special occasion when my family gets together. To say that squash casserole is a staple family-favorite recipe would be a definite understatement, actually.     I’m sure if you’ve been to a southern family reunion anytime in your read more »

Homemade Strawberry Milk |

Homemade Strawberry Milk Recipe

Happy Valentine’s Day!!! I thought I’d share one of my favorite recipes from my childhood with you today! Homemade strawberry milk! Strawberry milk is perfect for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, Mother’s Day or just the random weekday morning you want to make something special for your kids! Err…. or yourself. With just a few ingredients, you’ll read more »

Strawberry Cake Recipe |

Fresh Strawberry Cake Recipe

One of my family’s favorite cakes is my Grandmother’s Strawberry Cake that I’ve shared before. It really is a classic southern recipe. But, the other day I decided to make a fresh strawberry cake that was a bit more like a coffee cake type recipe. I used my Lemon Blueberry Cake as a base recipe read more »


Grilled Cheese with Thyme Recipe

Grilled cheese is one of my favorite go to sandwiches of all time. So easy. So comforting. And French Onion Soup is one of my favorite soups, too. So, the other night, I decided to have a little soup and sandwich combo of sorts. I knew if I was making the soup and having a read more »

Meatball Soup |

Meatball Soup Recipe

What is it about Meatball Soup that just makes me feel better? A big bowl of it is like an instant pick me up on a rainy, yucky day when I have more laundry to do than I can shake a stick at.     Full of big, hearty meatballs, my meatball soup sticks to read more »

How to Scramble Eggs |

How to Scramble Eggs Recipe

My father taught me how to scramble eggs when I was a little girl and that lesson has stayed with me all these years. You see, when I was little, Mama was finishing Nursing School and spent many evenings and weekends working toward her degree. During that period, Daddy became the master chef in our read more »

chocolate cupcakes recipe |

Best Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate cupcakes. You probably saw this one coming, didn’t you? I can be rather transparent. Especially since I’ve been talking about the best chocolate cake ever so much and all. But, for this recipe, you have Claire to thank.  


One Pan Chicken with Thyme Biscuits Recipe

When the days are cooler, I start thinking of heartier meals for supper. The other night, I threw together this one pan chicken with thyme biscuits dish. Oh my gracious was it amazing.     Even my pickiest little eater tried it without it throwing his nose completely out of joint. I’m thinking it had read more »


Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe {Giveaway}

Lettuce wraps have been a favorite quick-fix menu item that my husband and I have loved for years, but I was definitely inspired to make them again after watching last week’s quickfire challenge using iceberg lettuce on Top Chef.     Now, granted Sheldon’s lettuce wraps were definitely different from my own as he made read more »


Chocolate Fondue Recipe

My family is a bit obsessed with making chocolate fondue lately.     I blame it on my friend, Amy. Back around Thanksgiving, she started talking about making fondue and planted the fondue making bug in my head. I let it go for a little while and then around Christmas she mentioned it again.


Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies Recipe

My mother’s pecan sandies have always been one of my favorite cookies. Light and crumbly, buttery and delicious. They practically melt in your mouth. But, the other day I decided to make Chocolate Dipped Pecan Sandies with a pinch of sea salt sprinkled over the top. Oh – maaa – garsh!     That’s all read more »