Red, White, & Blue Crisp

Wow, ya’ll. The past two months have blurred by! I’m not sure where June went, or how we are even in July, but things have been downright crazy! In May I turned the big 3-0. *gasp* I wasn’t too nervous about it and celebrated the day with family, but its still super weird to think…

Holiday Cookies

Holiday Cookies Written by: Elisabet Der Nederlanden Publisher: TenSpeed Month, Year: September, 2017 Amazon A brief summary from Amazon: From Icebox Pinwheel Cookies to Red-and-White Meringue Kisses to Apple Cider Caramels, find new inspiration for the best of seasonal baking with Holiday Cookies.   This instant holiday classic is packed with 50 recipes, each gorgeously…

Grilled Chili Lime Chicken

Yesterday, an app on my phone reminded me that it was my 2nd anniversary of blogging! Two years of delightful books and worlds where I could sneak off to at any given moment. Two years of yummy recipes and learning just how much I love to cook and bake. Two years of delighting with fellow…

Herb Steak Foil Pouches

The past couple of months have been sort of crazy with an assortment of doctor’s visits, medication switches, and a couple of biopsies to top it all off. The biopsies came back great – praise GOD for that!! But still, my body needs to get its act together. Enough’s enough! One cool thing the doctor…

Berry Almond Crumble

  Summer temperatures have been out of control this year here in North Carolina! Truly out of control! And for me, when its too hot, I find that I want anything but chocolate to munch on. I know, I KNOW!! You’re probably thinking: Anything but chocolate?! Is this girl for real? *nods* Yes, yes I…

White Chicken Chili

Its near the end of the month which means my bank account has dwindled down to basically nothing and its time to raid the pantry and freezer to see what I can cook up. Anyone else in the same boat? 🙂 At least payday is coming closer!! *cheers* This White Chicken Chili is bound to…

My Absolute FAVORITE Enchiladas

Ya’ll I have FOUND my favorite salsa once again!!! I originally found this salsa in Pennsylvania, and then in Ohio, but have searched high and low for it in North Carolina with no luck. That is no luck until last week when I was browsing the aisles of Kroger of all places and there it…

Hearty Skirt Steak

Happy Friday, Friends!! Does anyone else feel like this has been a super long week? I realize that Monday was a holiday (YAY for days off work!), but mannnnn does it feel like I packed 7 days into 4! I am so ready for the weekend!! I don’t know about you, but when I’m tired I…

Green Chili Chicken Casserole

This Green Chili Chicken Casserole knocked my socks off, y’all. It is sooooo stinking wonderful! I’m not even a cauliflower fan, but I gladly devoured a plateful in like 2 minutes. Ok, so I didn’t inhale it that quickly but I’m pretty sure I came close! You need to make this recipe! ASAP!! RIGHT NOW!! Or…

Honey Garlic Chicken

Happy Monday, dear friends! How was your weekend? Was it sunny and warm like mine? I can’t believe these spring temps we are having in NC right now – 60 & 70s all weekend! I threw open all of my windows and screened doors and had the most wonderful cross-breeze blowing through my home.  Then,…