The Super Bowl didn’t turn out like I had wished for this Peyton Manning fan but this recipe ALWAYS WILL!  It originated from the Food Network Channel’s Money Saving Meals by Sandra Lee and it is always turns out perfectly.  Her version has pickled onions but I generally prefer to serve mine with a crunchy vinegar …

Pork ‘n Beans by Clean Eating…A Crock Pot Not Your Mama’s Soup Beans!

On this very snowy day in Knoxville, Tennessee, I wanted to share a recipe that I made over the weekend.  Clean Eating magazine was my inspiration since I wanted a crock pot recipe low in calories and fat but hearty in this frigid weather.  Let me begin by saying when you look at the ingredients …

On a typical Saturday morning, no matter what I am doing, one thing is for certain:  The TV will be on in every room and it will be on one channel….The Food Network Channel.  I find that I can get recipe ideas while I am doing simple household chores and look out for those that …

This past weekend I shared a picture of one of our favorite meals:  Braised Beef Short Ribs.  This recipe originates from The Food Network courtesy of Chef Anne Burrell.  I have made this several times and It always turns out perfectly.  Chef Burrell serves it over mashed potatoes but I prefer a quick cooking polenta with …

One of my favorite go-to magazines when I need a recipe that is usually  delicious but also accurate in the directions is Fine Cooking Magazine.  I knew immediately when I saw the cover of the Feb/March edition that I had my first recipe to test for my new blog, Recipe Realities.                                                  Beef and Three-Bean …