Spinach Salad with Fried Egg, ...

Jun 3, 2013 by

  A couple weekends ago, I sent The Husband out to mow the yard and weed eat with the promise that when he was finished I would...

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Strawberry, Ginger, and Champa...

May 9, 2013 by

I don’t know how things are done where you live, but when we throw a brunch in the South there is typically some sort of...

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Five Mother’s Day Brunch...

May 6, 2013 by

  Okay fellas, in case the increase in florist commercials on TV didn’t tip you off already – Sunday is...

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Five Spring Recipes . . . and ...

Apr 18, 2013 by

  Spring sure does seem to be taking her own sweet time making her arrival, doesn’t she?  I think Winter has finally conceded...

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Baked Eggs with Hollandaise Sa...

Mar 28, 2013 by

  I solemnly swear to make this dish more frequently.  Ya’ll are my witness. Every time I make it, I wonder why I...

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Five Easter Recipes . . .and L...

Mar 21, 2013 by

  Holy cow, Easter already!  I have noticed that some families celebrate Easter with brunch and some celebrate with a big meal...

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Buttermilk Pancakes with Homem...

Mar 4, 2013 by

  The morning I made these pancakes, The Husband was hoping for quiche.  Yes, my husband is man enough to admit he likes quiche. ...

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Cranberry Eggnog Muffins

Dec 20, 2012 by

  Last Friday night, The Husband and I both went to bed with heavy hearts and feeling quite somber.  The events from that day...

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Gingerbread Pancakes with Mapl...

Nov 29, 2012 by

  I don’t prepare a whole lot breakfast foods.  During the week, it’s all I can do to get myself and Little Tot out the door on...

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Five Fall Recipes (that aren&#...

Oct 4, 2012 by

  Rest assured folks, the pumpkin recipes are coming. While pumpkins are definitely the star of the show when autumn arrives,...

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Oatmeal Brulee with Ginger Cre...

Sep 20, 2012 by

  Friends, I am trying my best to hold off on the pumpkin recipes for now.  It’s kind of like when the retail stores start...

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Peach Lavender Jam

Aug 21, 2012 by

  At the beginning of summer when I decided I would become “a canner,”  I had visions of rows and rows of shiny,...

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Homemade Yogurt

Jul 26, 2012 by

As someone who tries to stick to a monthly budget, all this talk about rising food prices because of the drought has me worried. ...

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Blueberry Buttermilk Coffee Ca...

Jun 6, 2012 by

  Back when The Husband and I were newlyweds I used to get up on Saturday mornings and make something special for breakfast....

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Four Blueberry Recipes . . . A...

May 31, 2012 by

Mississippi Blueberry Orchard ~ Photo courtesy of Cheri M. A co-worker of mine has a family farm where they grow blueberries.  Every...

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Six Strawberry Recipes . . .an...

May 17, 2012 by

Are ya’ll sick of strawberries yet?  Boy, I hope not.  And if you are . . . what’s wrong with you? When I was a kid, I used to...

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Lemon Thyme Bread

Apr 11, 2012 by

  Move over banana bread.  You’ve been replaced.  This is quite possibly my new favorite quick bread. This bread has such a...

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Chicken, Cheddar, and Black Be...

Apr 2, 2012 by

  Quiches have the reputation of being kind of girly.  A bunch of men sitting around watching football are usually eating pizza. ...

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Potica

Dec 5, 2011 by

Pin It   I’ve dedicated several blog posts on the Southern recipes from The Husband’s side of the family. I thought it was about...

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Praline Pan Biscuits

Oct 18, 2011 by

Pin It   I have flipped past this recipe at least a dozen times. I’m usually searching for instructions on something else –...

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Peach Cardamom Muffins

Sep 26, 2011 by

Pin It   I realize it’s been fall for less than a week and here I am dragging out peaches. You may remember I went through a...

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Sawmill Gravy

Aug 5, 2011 by

Disclaimer: I am writing these posts of my own volition.  I am in no way associated with “The Help” the novel, the movie, or the...

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Pepperoni Frittata

May 26, 2011 by

  Eggs are like rice. Or pasta. They are cheap and go a long way if you are trying to stretch a few simple ingredients. Frittatas...

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Ham and Egg Hash

May 9, 2011 by

  With the high price of groceries these days, I have been trying my best to stretch leftovers as far as they will go....

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Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

Jan 5, 2011 by

My little blog was horribly neglected in 2010.  I mean, it’s not like I don’t have a good excuse – new baby, new career. ...

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Baked Eggs

May 3, 2010 by

So, the picture for this dish didn’t turn out as appetizing as I’d hoped.  Please don’t judge this meal by its cover.  It is...

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Pumpkin Bread with Golden Rais...

Nov 29, 2009 by

  I’m up early today so I can work on putting out Christmas decorations.  The husband and I brought home a beautiful...

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Zucchini Bread

Sep 6, 2009 by

I think just about every great cook has someone they consider their mentor.  Someone who supported them, encouraged them, inspired...

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