Southern Cornbread

Southern Cornbread there is nothing like it! It is the perfect companion to almost any meal beans, soup, chili, chicken, pork and everything in between. This is a perfect recipe that comes out perfect every time! Butter it up and eat đŸ§ˆ Ingredients: 1 tsp of Crisco all vegetable shortening or oil 1 large egg…

A Southern and an Italian

Vinegar I must say you bring me great enjoyment…but have I really known true balsamic vinegar?  The answer is no. One evening my neighbors, Roberto and Flo, invited us into their home. Well let me lay some ground work first. We just moved a couple of months ago and we have been so blessed with…

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

As I have mentioned in previous posts I love to experiment and make homemade ice cream, sherbets, and sorbets. Today I’m going to share my favorite peppermint ice cream recipe. It starts with King Leo peppermint sticks, which are my favorites. I love the flavor and texture, the way they melt in my mouth, to…

Pot Pie Lasagna

This is an awesome recipe, a new twist to one of our best loved foods, lasagna. Comfort food at it’s best. These are great to serve to guest everyone has there own dish nothing gets missed. When you make lasagna as individual casseroles, every bite has cheese, pasta, meat, and sauce, and nothing gets lost…

Christmas Quiche

Bacon & Cheddar Quiche Yummy wonderful Southern Christmas breakfast! Hint: Spread cheese to the edge of the warm, bacony grits “crust” to prevent any custard from seeping out while the quiche bakes. Ingredients: 6 thick bacon slices 2 1/4 cups milk 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup uncooked stone-ground grits 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1…

Halloween Bark Candy

Halloween for me may hold a different meaning than most others. My memories are a pot of soup on the stove a warm cozy feeling in the air, no fright or monsters, but a charged atmosphere of excitement with family and friends. Making popcorn balls with my mom and visiting neighbors who were excited to…

Tweaked

I love fall and to me as soon as September begins, it’s fall y’all! Nothing says fall like “pumpkin”! So last weekend I grabbed Sweet Daddy, aka my husband, we went to the store, picked up a few items, came home, put some music on, and headed to the kitchen. I decided to tweak my…

Summer Corn Salad

This summertime corn salad is so yummy and easy.  It will become a go to recipe for all your BBQ’s. Quick, easy, and unbelievably delicious! Happy Grilling! Ingredients: 6 cups about 8 ears of fresh corn removed from the cob or 6 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed 1/3 cup Mayo or homemade mayonnaise (recipe on…

My Home

We all know Nashville is known as “Music City” and boy do we live up to that name. Music is everywhere in Nashville and if you are fortunate enough to live here, you know we sometimes tend to take it for granted. I love Nashville, the sights, sounds, smells, energy, and vibe of the city….

Banana Split Cookies

This cookie has all of the ooey-gooey goodness of a banana split, a banana cookie loaded with sweet strawberries and pineapple, melty chocolate, and even a cherry on top! A cookie spin on an ice cream classic! Banana Split Cookies Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 lb butter,…

Best Gluten Free Biscuits

If you are looking for a great gluten-free biscuit recipe, you found it. Follow the easy directions below and fall in love with biscuits again! Best Ever Gluten Free Biscuits INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups King Arthur Gluten-Free Multi-Purpose Flour 1/4 cup sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 teaspoon salt 2 sticks…

Patti’s 1880’s Settlement

Today I wanted to share with you one of my favorite places to eat and shop, It is in Grand Rivers Kentucky. Patti’s 1880’s Settlement and Restaurant. I get so excited every time we go, especially in November, this is the time of their Holiday Festival of Lights and Christmas Concert. It is MAGICAL! We…