Valentine's Day Cookies

Hey y’all,Raise your hand if you like fluffy cookies!Lord knows I do and this cookie recipe is the best I’ve ever tried.Poor Core dog hit a deer earlier this week and had to go to the junk yard this morning to look for some parts to fix his car. While he was out I decided to be a nice fiancé and surprise him with some Valentine’s cookies....more

Who Inspired You To Be Passionate About Food?

I would like to think that every person who has created a website or blog has a passion for what they're talking and sharing about on social media. The food website that I created, which was originally intended as an online cookbook for friends and family, is no exception. It has since expanded to a broader audience and I wrote an "Inspiration" page about my mom that I think applies to everyone who shares a love of food. ...more

Cabbage & Noodles with Bacon

Cabbage & Noodles with Bacon1 head of cabbage, chopped1 pound of bacon*1 large onion, chopped2-3 large handfuls of egg noodles*Black pepperIn a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels, then break into bite-sized pieces. (Warning: there’s a chance that you could end up snacking on the bacon bits while you’re finishing dinner. It’s been known to happen here.)...more

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Soup

I'd love to start this post off by first saying the following - another blizzard!? It's even named Neptune!...more

White Chocolate Cherry Oreo Fudge

Remember when you were a kid and your mom always told you "it's better with a cherry on top". Well I don't know about you, but if it's better with a cherry on top, then it's even better with cherries all over, inside and on top.Lately here, I've been craving the sweet taste of cherries. Maybe it's because Valentine’s Day is coming up and cherries just seem like the go to food since they're red. Or maybe it's because I haven't dabbled much with cherries in the kitchen and there are so many foods I want to make right now with cherries....more

Make This Brilliant Jambalaya Mac & Cheese for Mardi Gras

It's almost time for Mardi Gras! The beauty of this jambalaya mac recipe is in its versatility. And not just because I give you a stove-top version and a baked version, either! It's just like making regular jambalaya: You throw whatever meat or seafood you have on hand into the pot and call it good. ...more
Lovely recipe & I can't wait to try it. FFR, you can buy live crawdads at Pike Place Market, at ...more

Valentine's Crock Pot Corned Beef: Only 4 Ingredients!

I know that St. Patrick's Day is coming up, but I thought that Valentine's would be a perfect time for me to enjoy some much craved Corned Beef & Cabbage!  I am glad that I did, because it was delicious!  Very easy to make!  Ingredients:2.5 lb Corned Beef BrisketTarragon1/2 Cup Chicken Stock1 tea bag of finely ground Earl Grey Tea Directions:...more

Valentine Inspiration

Still looking for Valentine's Day inspiration?Look no further!...more