Cranberry Orange Sauce

Thanksgiving Dinner is so traditional for some people that the menu never changes. If Aunt Sally’s rolls and Grandmother’s dressing aren’t on the menu, things just don’t seem right. Others, like my Aunt Nancy, like to change things up. You … Continue reading

Fresh Green Bean Casserole with French Fried Onions

This is an updated recipe for green bean casserole. Made with fresh green beans and homemade mushroom sauce this casserole beats the one we ate growing up by a mile. Once you taste it, I doubt you will ever go … Continue reading

Acorn Squash Spring Mix Salad with Pomegranate, Feta, and Maple Sherry Vinaigrette

The perfect fall and winter salad with acorn squash and pomegranate. The vinaigrette, made with maple syrup and sherry vinegar pairs perfectly with the salad.   Acorn Squash Spring Mix Salad with Pomegranate, Feta, and Maple Sherry Vinaigrette 1 acorn squash … Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts with Crisp Bacon and Balsamic Glaze

Reed, my two year old grand-nephew was visiting the other day. He is allergic to peanuts and his parents are trying to teach him about his allergy. His father told me he came up with this response all by himself. … Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Cups

It’s tailgating time in East Tennessee! Get your game day gear on and cozy into these yummy appetizers. These one bite wonders are packed with flavor and less messy than traditional dips. Be careful though, they’re addictive! Before you know … Continue reading

Mimi’s Meatballs with Marinara

I would love to tell you that this is an old family recipe but it isn’t! This recipe makes 28 meatballs plus sauce, enough food for a friends and family dinner. Ricotta cheese and grated onion make the meatballs soft … Continue reading

Asian Cold Chicken Noodle Salad

Chicken Asian Cold Chicken Noodle Salad is a great choice for lunch on a hot summer day. The salad can be made in advance and refrigerated in lunch size portions. Just grab and go on your way to work.  Asian … Continue reading

Mango, Coconut, Key Lime Icebox Pie

This recipe takes me straight to the Caribbean Islands. I feel the warmth of the sunshine and see palm trees swaying in the breeze. The ocean is a gorgeous turquoise blue. All I need to complete this picture is a … Continue reading