There's just something about sweet potatoes. I'm guessing it's the carby one-two punch. First, you get a potato. Second, you inject it with sugar. How could anything go wrong?! I've been going to town on some sweet potatoes lately. Tomorrow is our work Thanksgiving potluck, and guess what I'm bringing? Yep: sweet potatoes. My favorite… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
This recipe is a throwback. It's one that I've had stashed away in a recipe box for years. It might actually be one of the first recipes I wrote down on a note card 10+ years ago. It's 2019 and I now have 4 recipe boxes full of handwritten note card recipes. I don't know… Continue reading Southwestern Corn & Potato Chowder
Are you a ham or turkey kind of person for the holidays? I'm a turkey kind of gal. Actually, I could care less what the entree is; my favorite part of holiday meals are the sides. Give me a plate full of stuffing and mashed potatoes any day over sliced turkey or ham. My family… Continue reading Slow Cooker Pulled Ham
I've always been a storyteller. When I was in elementary school, I would gather my friends around and spin a yarn about my weekend. I was always so excited when I had a killer story to tell. Whether it was a trip to the grocery store with my mom, or a neighborhood biking excursion, I… Continue reading Pecan Pie Bars
It's the Christmas season, y'all! And no, I didn't forget about Thanksgiving. I like to celebrate Christmas for as long as humanly possible---and as long as the public will let me. Celebrating before November is typically frowned upon. When the clock strikes midnight on November 1st, all bets are off. I've had my holidy Spotify… Continue reading Chopped Harvest Salad
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.
Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away? I can't. It feels like just yesterday 2018 was starting. We had our work Thanksgiving potluck lunch Thursday and I ate so much I could barely drive home. I've been going to this lunch for the last six years and wouldn't miss it for the… Continue reading Southern Chocolate Pecan Pie