Spicy Pinto Beans with Smoked Turkey – Crockpot Recipe

Spicy Pinto Beans with Smoked Turkey – Crockpot Recipe

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Mar 18, 2013
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This time of year is always schizophrenic in Tennessee. It’s not spring yet but we’re starting to see blooms on the trees already. One day it’s 70 degrees, the next day it’s 40 degrees. One day there’s snow flurries, the next day it’s warm enough to go without jacket. Believe me, I’m not complaining. I would much rather have it this way […]

Rosemary Cashews – Addictively Good

Rosemary Cashews – Addictively Good

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Mar 11, 2013
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  Part of our attempt to eat better is upgrading our snack collection. You know – getting rid of some of the processed crappy snacks in exchange for healthier more filling options. I’ve always loved cashews, almonds, and pistachios but I’ve sortof avoided them because of the fat. Lately however, I’ve been craving cashews so […]

Asian Chicken Legs

Asian Chicken Legs

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Feb 24, 2013
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Back in my college days, chicken wings were a dietary staple for my friends and I. You could buy a big family pack of wings for a few bucks and eat well for days. Of course that was before wings became trendy and every restaurant in the country started selling them. It was also before […]

Lentil and Sausage Stew with Greens

Lentil and Sausage Stew with Greens

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Jan 14, 2013
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  I haven’t wanted to mention this but I’ve been trying to change the way we eat. Nothing drastic – just a few small changes to incorporate more healthy foods into our dinners.  After 7 years of marriage, I’ve learned not to make a big deal out of things like this. When I decided to stop […]

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012

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Dec 12, 2012
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I love me some cookies. When I heard about The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap I couldn’t join fast enough. I’ve been on a diet  weight reduction and lifestyle change plan for the past 5 weeks so I’ve been dreaming about chocolate chip cookies and sour cream and onion potato chips. You may call it self sabotage,  […]

Soul Food Sunday – Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Soul Food Sunday – Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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Oct 28, 2012
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Every holiday I can remember growing up involved a homemade sweet potato pie with lots of cinnamon and nutmeg. No we didn’t eat pumpkin pie – it was sweet potato all the way for our household. Before I moved away from home, there were a handful of dishes that my mom made me master- fried chicken, […]

Green Tomato Crostada

Green Tomato Crostada

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Aug 27, 2012
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Sometimes I see a recipe that I just have to try because it sounds completely amazing. I heard about this recipe on KCRW’s Good Food podcast. Evan Kleiman is a pie a junkie like me and every year she does a Pie a Day Contest. She even has a Pie a Day App. She did an […]

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