Temperatures here in East Tennessee have been hovering in the 90’s for weeks and standing in a hot kitchen is just that…HOT!  So I have been testing recipes that gets me in and out of the kitchen in a jiffy but still… Read More

Maybe it’s a girl thing but whenever I am out with friends for lunch and there is a roasted or grilled vegetable sandwich on the menu, I’m in!  Unfortunately, the man of the house has to have meat with his meals so… Read More

Chicken Noodle Soup….there is a reason there is a series of books called Chicken Soup for the Soul because that is what this soup is all about…reaching into your soul and providing comfort.  It is known for curing colds and providing warmth… Read More

One of my favorite food nationalities is Mexican cuisine but traditionally it is landmine of calories and fat!  Fortunately, one of my favorite chicken enchilada recipes is a pleasant change from  the norm.  Packed with fresh flavors and ingredients, my Veggies Stuffed… Read More

As we complete one week into the New Year, many of us are focusing on eating healthier and making better food choices.  A great way to incorporate more vegetables in your diet is by using one of my favorite gadgets in the… Read More

Yesterday, I awoke to the most beautiful fall day in East Tennessee and decided that dinner tonight needed to be just as picturesque and natural.  So, with that in mind, I called my favorite place in Knoxville to get the freshest fish… Read More

Tomorrow is the first Sunday in October and what better way to celebrate fall than a hearty pot roast?  This recipe is one of my family’s favorites and one of the first dishes I taught my daughter, Ashleigh, to make (I actually… Read More

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Shrimp Tacos topped with Tropical Guacamole Salad and a Creamy Lime Sauce…wow, doesn’t that sound delicious!  This is my personal creation made in my kitchen this week and it embodies all the “fresh flavors” that I have always…

Yesterday morning, in anticipation of a busy day, I was trying to figure out what to have for dinner.  I needed something quick and easy because I was going to be out and about until later in the day but I didn’t… Read More

Sometimes you come across a dish that you know immediately is a “Must-Try”!  For me, those kind of recipes are small plates that usually involve some type of gooey cheese and of course, can be paired with a crisp Chardonnay.  Add in… Read More