Month: November 2014

Italian Meatballs & Polenta….The Perfect after Thanksgiving Bite!

Thanksgiving has come and gone and your tummies are probably still stuffed with all the yummy turkey and the sinful side dishes and desserts that you enjoyed with your family yesterday.  You may have even over-indulged a bit….I could definitely say that by… Read More

Southern Cornbread Dressing….My Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition

The holiday season, from Thanksgiving to Christmas, is my favorite time of the year!  Something about the opportunity to gather with family and friends surrounded by twinkling lighted trees and crackling warm fires always comforts me….and, OH THE FOOD!  It seems that… Read More

Szechwan Chicken Stir Fry….A Simple but Impressive Weeknight Recipe

Last night, I whipped up the simplest and easiest stir fry and it was so beautiful and tasty, I knew I had to share it with you.  It is kind of a different take on stir fry in that I use a… Read More

“Smokey” Jalapeno Poppers….My Inside Story & Secret Recipe!

Jalapeno Poppers….We have seen these yummy bites everywhere lately!  They all include the same basic ingredients…jalapenos and cheese among other typical ingredients like bacon.  You can find all kinds of recipes for poppers in cookbooks, online, or like I did, on Pinterest… Read More

Zippy Lentil Soup….A healthy and easy weeknight “shortcut” recipe!

It is the first week of November and in East Tennessee, we have already seen snow fall in our area from just a little dusting to up two feet in the mountains!  With these blustery conditions becoming more and more frequent, we… Read More