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Southern Cornbread Stuffing

There are no shortcuts with this recipe. None. That being said- it is a very simple recipe- no oysters or ground chestnuts. Just simple ingredients that make a huge impact with their flavors. Bake the cornbread from scratch- use my recipe here. While still warm, crumble the cornbread in a […]

Garlic Roasted Mushrooms with Herb Butter

I am always looking for side dishes that are delicious but simple to prepare. This roasted mushroom dish is exactly that. It is so easy yet amazingly satisfying that it can easily replace your entree as well. The mushrooms are cleaned, and tossed wth a garlicky and herb infused butter. […]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Pecans and Squash

I love Thanksgiving. The food. The family. The Football. This year I am adding several new vegetables to my table. This dish is everything you are craving right now- Crispy Brussel sprouts, sweet squashes, and pecans all tossed in a smoky maple dressing. You can prep all the veggies the […]

Citrus Marinated Olives

With the Holidays quickly approaching, I love to give food gifts that are homemade. There is nothing as thoughtful as a gift that is made by hand for the special people in your life. This year, I want to make something that is not only beautiful, but healthy as well. […]

Lentil & Feta Stuffed Peppers

When researching what to put in these peppers, I could not belive the high calorie and cholesterol filled cheesy, beefy, greasy recipes out there. How did we turn these vitamin rich pockets of yumminess into vessels laden with fat and starches? So I completely remade the recipes and instead of […]

Pomme Dauphinoise- Scalloped Potatoes

I know what your thinking- Potatoes smothered in heavy cream and cheese is not exactly a vegetarian dish. Well, you’re right, but it is National Potato Day and I could not resist posting this dreamy, creamy dish I made during quarentine. I saw Chef Josh Emett make this one day […]

Bourbon -Peach Jam with Thyme

In the summer, when the days are long and lazy and I know I don’t have to cook a big dinner, filling up the day by canning the summer’s freshest fruit is, to me, pure heaven. Homeamde gifts are so appreciated and spending the day making a pantry full of […]

German Potato Salad

This yummy potato salad is the perfect side dish for your next picnic or summer dinner. It’s filing without being too heavy. We omit the mayo and instead use a bacon & cider vinegar dressing (with the bacon fat! – sorry Sat Fat numbers) If you do not have apple […]

Tipsy Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is just about the simplest dish you can make for the holidays. It is a perfect side dish to take to a friends’ home, wrap up the beautiful canning jars with cellophane paper and ribbon for gifts, or just have in your fridge to look at those gleaming […]