Pumpkin, Cranberry, Pepita Oatmeal Cookies are the perfect sweet treat for Thanksgiving!
Budget Eats: Classic Vegetable Soup
It’s finally soup weather! That means a big pot of Classic Vegetable Soup for meal prep this week!
Slow-Cooker Sunday: Short Rib Ragu
Slow-cooker Sunday for me doesn’t necessarily mean breaking out the crock-pot. In this instance it means breaking out a big heavy pot and letting the oven do all the work! I love taking the time to slowly craft a perfect dish on the weekends. There is something incredibly relaxing about dicing, searing, stirring, and bringing…
Weeknight Warrior: Smoky Shrimp & Cheddar Grits
Shrimp & Grits is one of those dishes that seems like it would be totally complicated when in fact it is super easy! It’s the perfect, quick meal for a busy weeknight. The key to really stellar shrimp & grits is to go all out with the shrimp. I love to stop at our local…
Old Made New, Classics Re-Imagined – Curry Chicken Potpie
I’ve noticed that a lot of the recipes I’m drawn to lately are classics. I think it probably has a lot to do with the fact that it’s October, there’s a slight nip in the air (between 80 degree southern days), it’s my absolute favorite season that takes me back to my small farm town…
Grandma’s Cranberry Salad
My Grandma’s Cranberry Salad is even more special for me this year.
Pie in the Sky – Mom’s Pecan Pie
I love pie!
Soup’s On! – Pollo Posole Verde
When October rolls around and there is a nip in the air and the leaves start to change I want nothing more than to curl up on the couch under a blanket with a book (Frankenstein, Dracula or Poe of course) and a cup of tea. I want to visit apple orchards and pumpkin patches…
Soup’s On! – Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Spiced Granola
How many times do you catch yourself saying “we should really get together more often” or “let’s do this again real soon” when you’re hanging out with friends? How many times do you actually follow through? We all have good intentions but “life” gets in the way and we go months before making plans. When…
Adventures in Gourds Part #1 – Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater
Peter, Peter pumpkin eater, Had a wife but couldn’t keep her, Put her in a pumpkin shell, And there he kept her, very well. What?! This is one of the many nursery rhymes that sort of disturbs me…I’m sure there’s some deep philosophical meaning but I just don’t get it… Anyway… I. Love. Pumpkin. ♥ I’m…