Layered Strawberry Shortcake

This dessert is almost too pretty to eat! I love that it can be made in advance and refrigerated.The whipped cream even tastes like strawberries and is a beautiful pink color with the addition of freeze dried strawberry powder. Layered … Continue reading

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich with Avocado Mayonnaise

Have you ever heard the term, “Mitigated speech?” It is the term used by linguists to describe how we downplay or sugarcoat something being said. Mitigated speech is used in situations where we are trying to be polite, embarrassed or in speaking … Continue reading

Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya

Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya 2 slices thick cut bacon, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil1 cup diced sweet onion7 ounces Andouille sausage, chopped  1 cup diced celery1 cup diced green pepper4 minced garlic cloves2 cups long grain white rice2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning … Continue reading

Cheese Grits with Bacon, Eggs, and Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes

Cheese Grits with Bacon, Eggs, and Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes8 Roma tomatoes, cored and cut in half lengthwise2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 tablespoon balsamic vinegarFreshly ground black pepper and sea salt, to taste Preheat oven to 400ºF. Cover a … Continue reading

Spring Snack Mix

Just in time for your Easter egg hunt.Try this Spring Snack Mix as a special treat for your children and their friends. Spring Snack Mix 2 cups Pretzel Sticks2 cups Rice Chex1 bag microwave popcorn, popped1 (12 ounce) bag white … Continue reading