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Thanksgiving Side Dish: Brussel Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes, & Beets

Antique white tureen filled with roasted brussel sprouts for a delicious Thanksgiving Side Dish

Roasted Brussel sprouts are a classic for Thanksgiving side dishes, but liven up this traditional recipe with a healthy twist by adding pickled beets and sweet potatoes! Brussel sprouts, beets, and sweet potatoes are three of my favorite autumn foods! So I figured why not put them all together and see what kind of magic …

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Strawberry Champagne Trifle Cake

Strawberry champagne trifle cake

A delightful and bubbly spring dessert perfect for luncheons and celebratory showers: the strawberry champagne trifle cake! Y’all this is literally the most delicious trifle cake on the planet! And just what sends it over the top? CHAMPAGNE!!! I have made plenty of trifles over the years after all it is an easily assembled dessert …

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The Perfect Spring Quiche Recipe

The perfect spring quiche: Herbed lemon quiche with chicken and asparagus a lovely entree for a spring meal

Try this herbed lemon quiche with chicken and asparagus for the perfect spring quiche to serve at ladies luncheons, bridal showers, or baby showers! I love a yummy quiche: the cheesy egg goodness…the flaky crust…the endless options for fillings…what’s not to love? For my spring table setting in pink and blue, I decided to create …

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How to Brine a Turkey for Thanksgiving

Brine a turkey for the perfectly cooked Golden turkey with moist, tender meat and delicious taste

Want to cook the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving this year? Yes, then you need to learn how to brine a turkey! I’m sharing tried and true tricks, the recipe, and what you need to know to brine a turkey for Thanksgiving. Y’all this maple brown sugar brined turkey will melt in your mouth and wow …

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Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Fall table with sausage stuffed portobello mushrooms for dinner. Delicious fall recipe!

For a hearty dish that is sure to please meat-lovers and veggie-lovers alike try these delicious sausage stuffed portobello mushrooms! Hey y’all! I’m back with another yummy recipe perfect for autumn and the cooler temps headed our way. This is a hearty dish that is easy to make, and you can store the stuffing in …

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Cinnamon Ginger Applesauce Recipe

Jar of cinnamon ginger applesauce with grapes and cheese on gingham plate

Elevate your applesauce recipe with cinnamon, ginger, and honey for a healthy autumn snack that’s not just for the kids! Every autumn my mother makes the most delicious applesauce recipe and cans it for us to enjoy year round. She uses a very simple recipe and no sugar. Her secret is a variety of apples. …

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Pesto Tortellini Salad with Salami & Peppers

Woman carries pesto tortellini salad to summer al fresco dinner

Delicious pesto tortellini salad with salami, peppers, and spinach perfect for al fresco dinner parties this summer! Y’all this pesto tortellini salad is so delish and so easy to make! It is fresh and filling. I promise it will be a hit at lunches or dinners. For this dish I made my own pesto, since …

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Tuna Avocado Open Face Sammies

Looking for a quick, light and healthy week day meal? Try these incredibly simple but oh so tasty tuna avocado open face sammies with pickled onion and almonds!

Looking for a quick, light and healthy week day meal? Try these incredibly simple but oh so tasty tuna avocado open face sammies with pickled onion and almonds! We tried the most delicious tuna and avocado open face sammies this week! They were so delicious we ate the entire batch, and I just had to …

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Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup with White Beans

Winter isn't over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans.

Winter isn’t over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot chicken tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans. I made this soup on my snow day a couple of weeks ago.  I meant to make a white bean chili, but I didn’t have all the ingredients, …

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The Perfect Summer Picnic for Two

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers!

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers! S. and I love to go on picnics. Sometimes it is as simple as grabbing a Bo-box (yes, one of our guilty pleasures is Bojangles fried chicken) and heading up to the parkway, and …

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