Easy Cassoulet

Easy Cassoulet: a streamlined version of the classic French peasant stew

Easy Cassoulet: a streamlined version of the classic French peasant stew. If you are familiar with traditional cassoulet, you know that it doesn’t necessarily look like the dish I have posted above.  Yes, I know it is usually made with big pieces of duck and whole sausages.  Yes, I know that it is usually packed … Continue reading Easy Cassoulet

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon Loaf Cake can be dessert, snack or even breakfast

Lemon Loaf Cake is a sweet and sour quick bread that can serve as dessert, breakfast or snack. One day, a few years after I married my husband, he mentioned how much he’d like a slice of his sister’s lemon cake.  It was the first time I had heard that his sister even had a … Continue reading Lemon Loaf Cake

Chocolate Chip Pie

Chocolate Chip Pie: it's like cookie dough sandwiched between two baked cookies. Can you say yum?

Picture cookie dough sandwiched between two baked cookies; that’s how this chocolate chip pie tastes. No one in my family is complaining that I am on a chocolate baking spree.  We had a little break in the “monotony” while we celebrated Third Son’s 16th birthday.  He asked for a strawberry cheesecake.  Now we are back … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Pie

Easy Fudge Pie

Easy Fudge pie made with sweetened condensed milk: a simple, but amazing way to end a nice meal.

This Easy Fudge Pie is a perfect way to end a nice meal. I am all about easy desserts.  When I am bustling around the kitchen making dinner, dessert is often an after-thought.  I often get out my ingredients for dinner and while I am chopping vegetables I realize that I haven’t planned a sweet … Continue reading Easy Fudge Pie

Burrito Dip

Warm Burrito Dip

A warm, meatless dip that tastes like your favorite burrito Okay, this is the last dip of the season.  I have more up my sleeve for next year, but with the big game coming up this weekend, the time has passed for me to make any more right now.  I am ending my dip mania … Continue reading Burrito Dip

Pulled Pork Pimento Cheese Smothered Fries #GameDayGrub

Southern Style Smothered Fries: sweet potato fries topped with barbecue pulled pork and melted pimento cheese #GameDayGrub #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameTimeGrub #CollectiveBias I live in the South where football is king and food is a close second.  Every chance we get, we combine the two!  There is nothing like a huge spread of #gametimegrub and a big crowd … Continue reading Pulled Pork Pimento Cheese Smothered Fries #GameDayGrub

Reuben Dip

Reuben Dip: all of the delicious sandwich taste in a creamy, warm dip

All of the flavor of a traditional Reuben sandwich in a warm dip! This isn’t a terribly innovative dip, I have seen similar ones around the internet before.  However, I love Reuben sandwiches so much that I had to try my hand at a warm Reuben dip, too.  Who can resist melted Swiss cheese with … Continue reading Reuben Dip

Beef Lombardi

Beef Lombardi: this could become your favorite beef-tomato-pasta casserole!

Beef Lombardi is a hearty casserole with ground beef, egg noodles, cream cheese, tomatoes and tons of flavor. I know it’s almost Christmas and everyone is anxious to read about the latest fudge or cheese filled appetizer, but let’s face it folks, we all have to sneak in a little dinner here and there.  And … Continue reading Beef Lombardi

Apple Crisp Cheesecake with Rolled Oats Crust

Apple Crisp Cheesecake will be one of your favorite oatmeal recipes as it combines two favorite desserts : apple crisp and cheesecake into one amazing dish! #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation #ad @target

This #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and Quaker.  All opinions are mine alone. Apple Crisp Cheesecake will become one of your favorite oatmeal recipes as it combines two favorite desserts : apple crisp and cheesecake into one amazing dish!