Peach Basil Chicken Salad

Peach and basil … two of my favorites, but I would never imagine that they would make chicken salad out of this world! Seriously, this was by far, the BEST chicken salad I have ever eaten. Not to mention, lookRead more…

Smoky Mountain Chicken

We eat chicken multiple times per week, and finding a recipe that is THIS GOOD and only 4 ingredients, is a winning situation! On Wednesday of this week I shared my review and recipe post from Deep South Dish’s newRead more…

Skillet Red Beans & Rice

I think the only person that is more excited than me about my new copy of Deep South Dish cookbook, is my husband! I can honestly tell you that I have had many a cookbook lay on my kitchen counter,Read more…

Baked Shredded Beef Tacos

When I go to a Mexican restaurant, and they give the choice of ground beef or shredded beef I will pick the shredded every time. There is just something about the way that shredded beef holds on to the flavorsRead more…

Southwest Chipotle Stuffed Peppers

We adore stuffed peppers. My classic recipe I grew up with for Stuffed Peppers is actually one of my favorite meals. So, when I found this recipe at Renee’s Kitchen Adventures, I thought, those looks super good, but I wonderRead more…

Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw #SaucyMama

I am so excited to share with you my 2015 entry into the Saucy Mama Recipe Contest! I present to you, my contribution to the seafood category: Sesame Ginger Salmon over Crunchy Ramen Slaw! I am super excited to beRead more…

Loaded Mashed Potatoes

I love potatoes, don’t you? I grew up in the age of dinner meant three things on your plate: Meat, Vegetable and Starch. The hubby grew up the same way. So to me, if there isn’t a starch on theRead more…

Chili Mac Skillet

I love easy weeknight meals. don’t you? Especially one that my kids gobble up, like this Chili Mac! My mom always made this when we were kids. I made it for years, until Campbell’s discontinued the soup we always usedRead more…

Chicken Linguine Carbonara

I can always use a new pasta recipe in my recipe box, you? Seems like when I don’t know what to make, or if I am in a rush, we always turn to pasta. It’s never a hardship — becauseRead more…

{No Knead} Crusty Dutch Oven Bread

There is nothing better than the smell of fresh baked bread, is there? I was so happy how this crusty bread turned out, I was literally patting myself on the back! When my hubby came home from work that night,Read more…

“Fried” Ice Cream Pie

When I read that this pie tastes just like Fried Ice Cream that you get in a Mexican restaurant, you can say I was skeptical. I decided to try it out … all I can say is MIND BLOWN! ItRead more…

Blackened Shrimp & Crisp Chilled Cucumbers

Today I have the distinct pleasure of sharing with you, not only the recipe for these delicious blackened shrimp and chilled cucumbers, but I get to introduce you to one of the very first “foodie pals” I ever met, Ally,Read more…