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

Cranapple Cinnamon Almond Granola with Greek Yogurt

I have been developing a recipe for granola over the past several weeks. Tweaking the flavor, trying to get the crispy crunchy texture everyone loves. Doc came home several times from work and said, “You made granola again?” I didn’t … Continue reading

Strawberry Freezer Jam Scott’s Strawberries are in season! Here is a recipe for Strawberry Freezer Jam. I always find the Sure Jell instructions a little confusing so I thought it might be helpful to include some more detailed instructions. Enjoy! Strawberry Freezer … Continue reading

Orange Sticks

  This recipe is from my friend and mentor, Mary Wood. In college, Dorothy Bedor and I would come home from school in the spring to hike. We walked the trails of Roan Mountain looking for wildflowers. Mary would spoil … Continue reading

Country Ham and Asparagus Breakfast Casserole

Most egg casseroles have the same texture. They are warm and comforting like mashed potatoes but they are, well, Mushy! This casserole has a layer of egg casserole, crisp tender asparagus, fresh tomatoes, and crunchy bread cubes on top. It … Continue reading

Winkler’s Moravian Sugar Cake

Christmas is full of traditional sweets. My aunt Kakie’s peanut butter cookies and my cousin Clark’s fudge are beloved family recipes that will be passed down to the next generation. Some holiday sweets arrive at our doorstep as gifts from … Continue reading