• Apple Pie Bites
  • Broccoli Au Gratin
  • Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs
  • The Best Mashed Potatoes
  • Spiced Cranberry Apple Sangria
• Apple Pie Bites -Delicious, quick & easy mini apple pies made with Pillsbury crescent rolls in less than 30 minutes!

Apple Pie Bites

These incredibly delicious (and easy) Apple Pie Bites are going to be your go-to dessert in a hurry! Honestly, when I took the first bite… I thought, “how can something this easy be so damn good?”.  In less than 30 minutes you can whip up these tasty little apple pies that are a perfect last-minute…

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Broccoli Au Gratin - a creamy & cheesy crowd-pleasing broccoli side dish!

Broccoli Au Gratin

This cheesy and creamy Broccoli Au Gratin is sure to be a favorite side dish at your next potluck or holiday dinner! I’ve never been a fan of plain broccoli… it has to be drowned in cheese, ranch dressing or in a casserole of some sort. Creamy sauce is drizzled over crisp-tender broccoli, then topped…

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Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs – A delicious southern twist on deviled eggs!

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Looking for a different deviled egg recipe that will blow your holiday guests away?  This recipe combines two of the South’s staples into something spectacular:  Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs. Why I haven’t thought of making these earlier in life I will never know.  Besides, pimento cheese and deviled eggs are two of my favorite comfort…

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The Best Mashed Potatoes

The Best Mashed Potatoes

I can’t fight it anymore.  I’ve lost almost 10 pounds in the past couple of months, but think I just gained it all back devouring a monster bowl of The Best Mashed Potatoes.  And I mean they are the best I’ve ever had. I’m not here to fool you.  You’re not gonna be able to…

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Spiced Cranberry Apple Sangria ~ A perfect holiday sangria!

Spiced Cranberry Apple Sangria

Welp, it’s another Thursday and I CANNOT believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  Today I’m sharing with you a sangria recipe that is PERFECT to share (or not) with your family and friends during the holidays:  Spiced Cranberry Apple Sangria. I recently made this sangria for Our State Magazine‘s food blog, Our State…

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Sauteed Mushrooms ~ A simple recipe for mushrooms sauteed with teriyaki, balsamic vinegar and seasonings.

Sauteed Mushrooms

It seems like most people are really either hard-core about loving mushrooms or they’re not.  I’m one of those people that love mushrooms so much, I could eat them every day!  Here’s probably my favorite side dish:  Sauteed Mushrooms. I even loved mushrooms as a kid.  My mama and I would go to this cool…

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Easy Pizza Casserole - A cheesy, meaty casserole with vegetables and pizza sauce

Easy Pizza Casserole

With all the recent chaos going on ’round here, I’ve been needing to eat some serious comfort food with minimal thought or time involved… so here’s a casserole that your whole family will love.   You can throw this together without even thinking about what you’re doing (almost) in about an hour:  Easy Pizza Casserole….

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Guinness Beer Chili

Guinness Beer Chili ~ In Valerie’s Kitchen

Hey, everybody… and HAPPY FRIDAY!  Today I had the honor of being in Valerie’s Kitchen.  All the way from North Carolina to California. Well, not physically… but in spirit.  I hope that I can meet Valerie in person one day, whether it’s in her California kitchen or not. I’ve followed Valerie’s blog for a loooonng…

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Swiss cheesy and creamy Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes seasoned with chipotle pepper and thyme

Silk Almondmilk Taste Challenge: Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes

I was recently invited to be a part of the #TasteSilkAlmond Taste Challenge program and was so excited to prove to my mom that Silk Almondmilk CAN be substituted for dairy milk!  I rocked out these Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes to win her over. Have you tried Silk Almondmilk?  It’s always in my fridge because I…

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The Best Apple Nut Cake! Perfectly moist apple cake with pecans, coconut and spices.

The BEST Apple Nut Cake

I really don’t consider myself much of a baker, but I’m here to tell you I nailed this cake.  I mean NAILED it (did you get that?).  Today I’m sharing with you what I call The Best Apple Nut Cake. I really can’t take all the credit for this cake.  My mom’s good friend, Sonjia…

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