Cheesy Chile Cornbread Casserole

*I received product compensation in exchange for this post, however all thoughts and opinions are my own.  A few months back I received a shipment… a glorious gift really. A large box filled to the brim with brightly colored andRead more…

Copycat Jiffy Cornbread Muffin Mix

I love cornbread!  I like it all sorts of ways; with bacon, whole corn, tomatoes, cheese, chiles… just about anything. I don’t discriminate between cast iron, casserole dishes or muffin pans as long as it gets from the pan toRead more…

Chinese Sausage Stuffing

Do you have memories of holidays as a child? I do. One of them involves giant lime green Corningware casseroles filled with stuffing. My mother saved odd and end pieces of dried bread all year long in plastic bags forRead more…

Homemade Turkey Rub Recipe

Have you ever wondering who was the genius that invented the little plastic pieces that go on the end of tennis shoe laces? How much $$ that person must have made patented that brilliantly simple idea? Or the person whoRead more…

Homemade Turkey Injection Recipe

  Oh those Cajun turkey people are SMART! There you are trying to figure out what size turkey to buy and there is a pretty display promising you the BEST Cajun turkey you’ve ever tasted.  They will even pair aRead more…

How to Brine a Turkey

Is it just me, or did brining not become a “thing” until a few years ago?  As far as I can remember, turkey rubs were fairly basic, you may or may not stuff the cavity and then in went theRead more…

Orange, Anise and Thyme Roasted Turkey

It is that time of year again, everyone is surfing Pinterest trying to find new recipes to really make their holiday tables pop. Meet my new favorite turkey recipe: Orange, Anise and Thyme Roasted Turkey. To be honest, other thanRead more…

Red Wine Gravy

Do you like red wine? Do you like gravy? Then you will LOVE my Red Wine Gravy! Red Wine Gravy is super easy to make and doesn’t need drippings from the meat you intend to serve it with, making itRead more…

The Best Apple Pie

  It’s a bold statement to say you have THE BEST apple pie recipe, but I’m pretty confident that THIS apple pie recipe is one of the best, if not #1. The BEST Apple Pie was part of my “friendsgiving”Read more…

Chewy BUTTERFINGER® Sugar Cookies

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ReinventSweet #CollectiveBias   Can you believe it?  It is November! Halloween is over and if you are like me, there is a giantRead more…

Berry Ricotta Cake

  Fresh berries are one of my favorite things about the spring and summer months.  Although I love eating them straight for breakfast, lunch and dinner, I also try to incorporate them into many of my baked items. The recipeRead more…

Pulled Pork and Smoked Gouda Egg Rolls

  *I received compensation in exchange for this post, however all thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you heard? Smithfield is challenging home cooks to “porkify” and create the “Most Valuable Pork” recipe. I think I have one that willRead more…