We're now entering that time of year where potlucks and parties are on a consistent basis. Cookouts, graduations, Memorial Day...it's all going on right now. If you're like me, you both love and hate this time of year. You love it because of the food, family, and fun. Hate it because your schedule is so… Continue reading Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad
Since we're closing in on the New Year, I've been looking at my stats and analytics that have come through my blog all year. I'm happy to say I DOUBLED visitors and views over last year! I still have a long road to go to get my little niche of the internet where I want… Continue reading Cranberry-Coconut Relish
It's now been a year since Rob gifted me this laptop. I've probably posted 100 recipes since then. It's hard to believe that 2018 is coming to a close! I don't know about y'all, but my family always has a specific meal for New Year's Day. It's a tradition and it's supposed to bring you… Continue reading Shrimp and Greens Stew
Sugar OVERLOAD. I've probably had more sweets in the last week than I have all year. I can't wait to get back on keto at the beginning of the New Year, but for now I'm soaking up the holiday treats. This cookie cake I made for work on Monday is probably the sweetest thing I've… Continue reading Candy Cane Cookie Cake
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
Whoever invented the Hawaiian roll slider, bless them. I've made these things a dozen different times in a dozen different ways. They always turn out marvelous. There's just something about Hawaiian rolls that makes them so good. You could probably slap a piece of tree bark and gravel between two sides of a Hawaiian roll… Continue reading Turkey & Cranberry Sliders
The air is cool, crisp, and has a hint of fireplace smoke to it. Lights twinkle in the pre-dawn sky, a pine-scented candle flickers in the distance, and coffee percolates on the countertop. These December mornings have got me feeling all kinds of things. Christmas is about a week away, and I've been immersed in… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Sticks