Usually my blog posts contain a recipe that I want to share with you but this one is a little different.  My former colleague and dear friend, Karen Holst, has taken on a new roll this year with the University of Tennessee as a Coordinator for University Assisted Community Schools and she recently shared with …

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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…

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If you have been following my blog over the last year, you have figured out that my favorite foods are usually served in a bowl…the perfect vessel for delicious brothy bites!  One of my favorite recipes is actually probably one of the simplest…Beef Stew.  Although I have tried many other recipes…

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Every year right around Thanksgiving, I get the crud and last year it was the worst ever!  The first “bout” came a week before Thanksgiving and by the day after had worsened into a sinus infection.  About the time, I started feeling better, I started the whole process again truly not…

Once again, I will be appearing on Fox 43’s morning show tomorrow at 8:20 making my most requested recipe…”Smokey” Jalapeno Poppers.  I hope you will watch!  In case you missed it, here is last year’s post on this delicious recipe! https://reciperealities.net/2014/11/08/smokey-jalapeno-poppers-my-inside-story-secret-recipe/

Red Gold Tomatoes, Luke Bryan, and Recipe Realities on Local Morning show!

Check out today’s live cooking segment featuring Red Gold Tomatoes and the Luke Bryan Farm Tour!

On a recent trip to Mexico with Jeff, I found a new favorite cuisine…Rajas.  In Mexico, Rajas mean “strips” and that is really all it is…just a simple sauteed mixture of strips of Roasted Poblanos and Onions but the flavor it adds to just an ordinary dish for heat seekers like me is well….AMAZING! My …

In February of this year, my beautiful 24 year-old daughter, Ashleigh, moved from Knoxville, Tennessee to Denver, Colorado to start a new chapter in her life and to be closer to her incredible boyfriend, Hunter.  If you know anything about our family, you know that we are extremely close and this was going to be a hard …

Over the last year, Jeff and I have taken an interest in preparing ourselves and family for an emergency.  What if something as simple as a weather disaster leading to no power or food available even for just a couple of days actually happened? Or worse..what if it was something like one of the scary …

As I have mentioned numerous times, one of my favorite cooking shows is The Chew on ABC.  I love the way the co-hosts seem so relaxed while cooking in front of a live audience all along sharing personal tips and insights.  It really is unlike any other show.  Recently, I blogged on a pork chop …