No yeast required
A zesty, flavorful pesto that’s great with fish, chicken or vegetables.
Gooey, chocolatey cobbler that makes its own fudge sauce. Divine!
Shrimp swimming in a tangy garlic and herb butter sauce–just right for sopping with crusty bread.
A repeat of our Thanksgiving Tablecloth, with updates on Casey’s graduation from USMC Boot Camp at Parris Island, SC, September 14, 2012.
Thoughts about our military fighting overseas, along with an excerpt from a Marine’s letter home.
In memory of Jay Ingram, 34 year old father, husband, teacher and soccer coach who was taken from this world way too soon.
New Year’s Eve spend at a cabin in Blue Ridge with friends, wine and food.
In honor of my dearest friend who knows more than anyone should.
A poem for Thanksgiving.
A Tribute on the Anniversary of 9/11
Thoughts on how quickly life changes and learning to appreciate our kids in the simple moments.
The real way to buy locally…go straight to the farm.
Our family’s way of remembering each year and our time together.
Tips and photos from a simple kitchen reorganization.
The food blogging community unites in making peanut butter pie in memory of a young blogger’s husband.
Homemade tomato soup from canned tomatoes and chicken stock.
Biscuit shortcakes topped with strawberries and whipped cream.
Buttery cookies that are soft and slightly crunchy at the same time. Addictive and amazing!
Lasagna made with Asiago cheese sauce instead of ricotta. Might just be the best lasagna you’ve ever had.
Old-fashioned cucumber and onion salad with apple cider vinegar dressing.
A sweet and savory appetizer or dessert with melted Brie and raspberry jam tucked into ready-made tart shells.
The essence of Southern cake baking…the Southern Caramel Cake. There is simply nothing like it. Layers of moist yellow cake, iced and filled with a sweet caramel frosting. It’s the ultimate decadence.
Smoked salmon, cream cheese, fresh dill, horseradish–throw it all in the food processor and you have a delicious, pretty and impressive appetizer in just minutes.
Fresh raspberries and blueberries combine to make a silky, sweet sauce that’s perfect over almost any dessert.
Perfect Roast Chicken is easy to make and a delicious way to feed your family or guests.
Crispy, light cheese straws are a great appetizer or snack anytime. Super easy to make and the dough keeps in the fridge or freezer so you have an impromptu appetizer when needed.
Creamy sweet potato filling topped with a crunchy brown sugar and pecan toasted streusel.
Creamy sweet potato pie that tastes like sweet potato, not just sugar. It’s the old-fashioned simple way to make sweet potato pie.
Simple brownies made with cocoa and love.
Corn chowder made with chicken and bacon.
Tender, sweet cinnamon rolls for breakfast or dessert.
Creamy New York style cheesecake.
Polenta baked in the oven with cream and parmesan cheese.
Tangy braised chicken with red wine vinegar and tomatoes that is great for a weeknight family dinner.
Bacon. Brown sugar. Pecans. Caramelized bacon.
It’s easy to caramelize onions. Just slice and cook for about 40 minutes.
Pizza lightly covered with fig jam, caramelized onions, and goat cheese, then topped with prosciutto and arugula and drizzled with balsamic reduction.
Old-fashioned Southern chess pie made with cocoa.
Broccoli rabe sautéed with sundried tomatoes and mushrooms.
Homemade enchilada sauce is so easy. You just put everything in a blender and puree. Much better than canned.
Simple beef enchiladas with just enough heat from sautéed jalapeno.
Gooey, chocolatey cookie dough pie baked in a skillet.