Greek Pasta Salad with Zesty Vinaigrette

This. This is it. This is the pasta salad you'll want bring to your next cookout. You'll be the talk of the town and the same question will be on everyones mind…"Can I get the recipe?" Okay, that may be a little dramatic, but if there was ever a pasta salad that called for drama, you're looking at it....more

How Choose, Store, Chop, and Cook Onions

Onions are a kitchen staple in the kitchen: Whether minced, diced, or sliced, they appear in almost every dish we cook. You can prepare them in all sorts of ways, and you can find them in almost every cuisine. Onions hold up well. They are often the first item on an ingredient list when starting to cook a recipe, and they're one of the vegetables that takes the most time to cook. ...more

Banana Pudding Cups

I love to share cool desserts at picnics and a great way to serve those desserts is in jars. The jars can be stuck down in a cooler or tub of ice and require no serving spoons. You just grab a jar and dig in.Why not make this version of a southern classic – Banana Pudding - that very way?Get the recipe HERE...more

Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake - A Cracker Barrel Copycat Recipe

Chocolate Cola Cakes seem to be a staple dessert here in the South. It seems like you see them all over the place, including in every Cracker Barrel restaurant all over the country. Today I am sharing my take on this rich dessert. When I made this recently for my family, my son declared that it was his “new birthday cake.” A funny response since he had given me “the look” when he saw me pouring cola into the cake batter. I’ll take it!...more


How do you feel about food trends? Some I can get behind, some not so much. Chia seeds and quinoa everything? Not so much. One pot meals and no churn ice cream? Heck yes!...more

Chocolate Strawberry Cobbler

I have bought a new house, and I am soooo excited about it! The kitchen has tons of counter space for cooking, and a dishwasher other than myself! I can’t wait to start cooking up a storm once we get moved in....more

Simple Tomato Bruschetta

SIMPLE TOMATO BASIL BRUSCHETTAJuly 13, 20152 Comments...more

Roasted Cherry Barbecue Sauce

I love when a recipe comes out so well that you come up with reasons to eat it at every meal possible, one so good you make it twice in three days....more

Best of July - Recipes in Review

It's hard to believe another month has come and gone!  I hope you're enjoying the summer months.  I sure am.  I would spend the entire day outside if I could!  I'm happy to bring you a fabulous line up of recipes I've enjoyed this month and the exceptional developers behind these tasty bites!Breakfast...more