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Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad

Around middle Tennessee, just about every town has at least 1 “meat and three”. What’s a meat and three? It’s a restaurant that serves a selection of meats and vegetables and you choose what you want from what’s cooked that day. For example, Thursday they might have a choice of 7 different meat dishes like fried chicken, […]

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cravings are funny. I rarely crave sweet things like chocolate bars and candy. Usually my cravings lean toward salty and crunchy like chips and nuts. The exception to this is when I’m trying to lose weight. Whenever I’m trying to drop some pounds, chocolate cravings come from out of the blue for things we rarely […]

Dad Approved All Purpose Grill Seasoning

Dad Approved All Purpose Grill Seasoning

With grill season is full swing, we love to experiment with different ways to cook things on the grill. Grilling is the only type of cooking my husband really enjoys and he takes his grill master responsibilities seriously. It’s funny how we’ve fallen into similar rolls as my parents. My dad was always the grill […]

8 Make Ahead Summer Side Dishes

8 Make Ahead Summer Side Dishes

Hey ya’ll. I know summer isn’t officially here yet but I’m already in summer cooking mode. There will be all types of potlucks and cookouts this summer so I’ve started gathering recipes for my summer shin digs. Here are 8 recipes on my to-do list so don’t be surprised if you see variations of these […]

Turkey Burger with Feta Cheese and Grilled Onions

Turkey Burger with Feta Cheese and Grilled Onions

There’s nothing like a day off from work. I’m not talking about weekends, I’m talking about a day off during the middle of the week when everyone else is working. Occasionally I take a day or two off to handle things around the house – cooking, cleaning, errands etc. The best part of a day […]

How to Make Zucchini Noodles

How to Make Zucchini Noodles

The first time I saw this little gizmo, I wanted to run out and buy one. The only thing that stopped me was the lack of space in my kitchen for another kitchen tool. Plus I kept hearing the word unitasker rolling around in head. You have to admit that zucchini noodles look pretty cool. If you’re […]

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

It’s funny how when you’re a kid, you tend to not pay attention to things. I never paid attention to the fact that my mom always made her own BBQ sauce. We grilled pretty regularly during the summer and my parents had a division of labor for grilling days. Daddy was the grill master and mom did all the […]