It's post-Christmas and the house is calming down as the days tick down to the new year. I've got the post-Christmas blues. No more Christmas music on the radio. No more dazzling light displays. No more food, fun and family. It's almost time to return to the real world. While the Christmas magic wears off,… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
I've been meaning to post this recipe for weeks, but got bogged down by all of the Christmas baking. Now that Christmas is here, and all of the goodies have been made, I guess I can get back to writing up dinner recipes for y'all. This recipe is fantastic for after Christmas. If you're baking… Continue reading Grilled Ham and Mushroom Po’Boy
It's getting really close to Christmas, y'all. Every Monday during the month of December I take a minute to gather my thoughts. What Christmas presents do I have left to buy? When should I start shopping for Christmas dinner? What all needs to be cleaned before family comes down? That list is getting shorter and… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Scones
Every Christmas for the past decade or so, my family has made the same breakfast casserole for us to eat when we get done opening presents on Christmas morning. I've carried on the tradition since moving out, but I'm not sure Rob loves the breakfast casserole nearly as much as I do. This year will… Continue reading Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata
Sugar is one of the most addicting substances in the world. It buries itself deep inside your brain thinking you need it---always. The holidays make it extremely hard to not overdo it on the sugar. I've found myself sneaking one cookie...two cookies...three cookies or more. Once you get one, you can't stop. These brownie cookies… Continue reading Christmas Brownie Cookies
I've spent the whole weekend baking and meal prepping. Two different types of cookies, a fritatta, salad, soup, and two meals later---and I think I'm finally done. I usually cook everything on the weekends, but I was in full force cook mode this weekend. The kitchen is my calming, serene place and I needed a… Continue reading Mini Everything Cheese Balls
A true clean-out-your-kitchen type meal. Use leftover chicken or turkey if you wish for this stir-fry that also includes roasted green beans, cabbage, carrots, and everyone's favorite: BACON.