Green Bean Casserole from Scra...

Nov 21, 2013 by

  When I was a kid, I thought the only redeeming quality of a green bean casserole was the French fried onions on the top. When my...

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Ratatouille Casserole [Low Car...

Oct 30, 2013 by

There are some mornings I wake up and wish I had the body I did when I was 20. Age 20 was my ideal.  Physically that is, not...

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Sausage, Cannellini Bean, and ...

Oct 10, 2013 by

  Okay, so I believe it was over a week ago that I promised you a recipe for Comeback Sauce.  You may not have even noticed, but...

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Roasted Eggplant Dip (Baba Gha...

Sep 26, 2013 by

  I have definitely noticed my palette change as I get older. There are several foods I enjoy eating now that I never would have...

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Five More Fall Recipes (that a...

Sep 23, 2013 by

  Summer is over. Fall is here. It’s about to be, pumpkins, pumpkins, everywhere.   Don’t you just love how I made...

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Roasted Chicken Thighs with Fe...

Sep 19, 2013 by

  My dilemma: I had three heirloom tomatoes leftover from this post that were quickly ripening in my cupboard.  Heirloom tomatoes...

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Dill Pickle Spears

Jul 16, 2013 by

  I supposed I have my parents to blame for The Husband’s addiction to Claussen pickles. It all started the first time I brought...

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Tortellini with Asparagus, Pea...

Apr 25, 2013 by

  Last weekend The Husband competed in his first Warrior Dash 5K Mud Run. Have you ever participated in one of these? It’s a 5K,...

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Beef Stir Fry with Miso Bourbo...

Jan 24, 2013 by

  I make stir fry quite often.  It’s cheap.  It’s fairly easy.  It’s a good way to incorporate vegetables into our...

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Mashed Cauliflower and Cheese ...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Cauliflower is one of those vegetables I refused to eat at a kid.  As an adult, I have acquired a taste for it.  Now, I will...

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Five Holiday Side Dishes . . ....

Nov 1, 2012 by

  Now that Halloween is over, it’s finally time to celebrate . . .no, not Christmas. People who enjoy food know you...

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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Oct 15, 2012 by

  Yum… I would like to just stop right here, but I’m afraid that wouldn’t be enough to convince you that you need...

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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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Tomato, Corn, and Basil Soup

Sep 24, 2012 by

  I don’t know about ya’ll, but my garden is looking pretty pathetic right about now. I can’t complain.  Given the luck we...

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Sausage and Spinach Stuffed Ca...

Sep 10, 2012 by

  Growing up, cabbage was one of those food items I ALWAYS turned my nose up at.  It smells, I found the the flavor to be very...

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Five Summer Salad Recipes . . ...

Jul 12, 2012 by

Summer time translates to salad time.  Maybe because we are all trying to look good in our swimsuits or it’s just too hot to...

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Hamburger Dill Pickles Slices

Jun 11, 2012 by

  I can always tell when The Husband has had one too many dill pickles by the tell-tale scent of dill emanating from his pores.  It...

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Bourbon Glazed Corned Beef

Mar 12, 2012 by

  Two weeks ago, if you told me that I would be doing a blog post on corned beef and cabbage and that I would like it, I would have...

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Butternut Squash Soup

Nov 16, 2011 by

  I’m not fan of butternut squash.  But I can appreciate a good butternut squash soup.  I have never tried to make it, but when...

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Vegetable Beef Soup

Oct 24, 2011 by

  I love finding ways to reuse leftovers. It makes me feel thrifty. Last week we had a cold spell and I was thankful I had pot roast...

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Tomato and Thyme Soup

Oct 6, 2011 by

  I adore a good tomato soup.  In my opinion, there is nothing more comforting on a brisk fall evening or a cold, dreary day.  I...

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Turnip Greens

Sep 15, 2011 by

  After five years of marriage, I discover that my husband loves greens.  Loves them so much that he ate the first batch I made...

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Fried Okra

Aug 15, 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...

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Zucchini Patties with Dill Dip...

Jul 25, 2011 by

  I’ve already established that I personally don’t have a bumper crop of zucchini this year. And based on most of the comments I...

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Feb 23, 2011 by

  This recipe came from Pat and Gina Neely from the Food Network. They hail from Memphis, so if anyone knows how to do fried green...

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Tomato Ginger Soup

Oct 31, 2010 by

I’m beginning to think Mother Nature did not get the memo about it being fall and all.  It’s almost November and we are still...

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Corn with Spiced Bacon Butter

Jul 15, 2010 by

One of the things The Carnivore Husband and I look forward to in the summertime is fresh corn on the cob!  It’s usually cheap –...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with ...

Mar 30, 2010 by

  I don’t like to brag (well maybe I do), but Sunday night I quite possibly made one of my BEST Sunday afternoon comfort...

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Sep 17, 2009 by

  If you have seen the movie Fried Green Tomatoes, then you get title of this post.  If not, then get thee to a Blockbuster.  Or a...

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Grilled Vegetables – Ste...

Jul 6, 2009 by

As I have mentioned in earlier posts, I recently visited San Antonio.  Towards the end of our trip, my husband and I were becoming a...

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