Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Bagel Seasoning

This flavorful cauliflower, seasoned with Everything Bagel Seasoning, is a breeze to make. With only 3 ingredients, it is perfect for a busy weeknight.   Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Bagel Seasoning  1 head cauliflower, trimmed and separated into florets1 and 1/2 … Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is pure comfort food! This recipe has some shortcuts to make it easier. Enjoy! Chicken Pot Pie  2 bone-in, skin on, split chicken breasts (about 2 and 1/2 pounds) Enough to make 3 cups pulled chicken2 tablespoons canola … Continue reading

Marinated Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Old Bay Crackers

My daughter called me with a crisis.  It rained where she lives in Oakland California (it hardly ever rains there) and ants, which decided to move in to avoid the wet weather, had invaded her. Now when I say “invasion” I’m … Continue reading

No Knead Yeast Rolls

This is an easy roll recipe. No kneading. “That’s my style.” Roll into balls. “Easy Peasy.”Ready in about 2 hours.  “I’m loving this…”Tastes like you’ve been baking all day. “Sign me up!”   No Knead Yeast Rolls3 cups all-purpose flour2 Tablespoons granulated sugar1 package … Continue reading

White Christmas Cracker Candy

This is my Christmas variation of Cracker Candy made with white chocolate, pistachios, and dried cherries. Ho, Ho, Ho!  White Christmas Cracker Candy40 Saltine Crackers (use the salted ones)1 cup unsalted butter, no substitutions please1/4 teaspoon iodized salt1 cup packed light … Continue reading

Connie Graham’s Oatmeal Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, Connie’s Graham’s Oatmeal Cookies are sure to please everyone on your Christmas list. Their texture is extra chewy with crisp edges. Loaded with toasted walnuts, white chocolate chips, and dried craisins these cookies are … Continue reading

Lana’s Jalapeño Popper Dip

Jalapeno Popper Dip is a huge hit in West Tennessee. The recipe comes from my super talented friend, Lana Robison, who lives in Bartlett, Tennessee. Lana says it tastes like restaurant jalapeno poppers but you don’t have to stuff, bread … Continue reading

Fruit Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips

During the holidays, most appetizers are heavy and full of cheese, sour cream, and cream cheese. I like to contrast heavy appetizers with a light one made with fresh fruit.  Mixed fruit is cut into smaller, bite sized pieces and a … Continue reading

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