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Fall and Winter

poblano chicken chowder in a green and white bowl garnished with green onions

Poblano Chicken Chowder with Wild Rice

Warm up on a chilly evening with a bowl of rich and creamy poblano chicken chowder. Shredded chicken, roasted poblano peppers, wild rice, vegetables and spices create a warm and inviting flavor.  When the weather turns cool, there is nothing I love more than hunkering down in my warm house […]

Cream of Tomato Soup

Forget tomato soup from a can. Velvety smooth, homemade cream of tomato soup from scratch is rich, creamy, comforting and bursting with delicious flavor.  How many of you can remember having the chicken pox as a kid? Nowadays, there a vaccine for that. It is one of those diseases that […]

Boiled Peanuts

Boiled peanuts are a unique Southern treat. Learn how to make this delightful snack yourself at home today. I never considered myself a peanut lover. Until the first time I tried really good boiled peanuts. Every year, The Husband and I take our boys and my mother-in-law to a huge […]

two copper mule cups of spiced apple cider against a red plaid napkin

Cranberry Spiced Apple Cider

Cranberry spiced apple cider will become your favorite holiday beverage! It’s easy to make on the stove top or slow cooker and can be served hot or cold. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. I love […]

fresh cranberry sauce

Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Bourbon and Vanilla

Serve this easy, fresh cranberry sauce at your next Thanksgiving dinner. Real cranberries are simmered with bourbon and a vanilla bean for amazing flavor. Who really goes out of their way for cranberry sauce?  It’s like that weird distant relative that’s always invited to Thanksgiving dinner, but only out of […]