Summer Berry Custard Squares

These berry custard squares are the best summer dessert! The great thing about this recipe is you can have fresh summer flavor all year long when using frozen fruit. Kathi Baty, a dear friend of mine, took a family recipe … Continue reading

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna with Asian Dipping Sauce

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna with Asian Dipping Sauce 2 tuna steaks1/4 cup soy sauce1 tablespoon honey2 tablespoons sesame oil1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar (unseasoned)1/16 teaspoon ground ginger1/16 teaspoon garlic powder¼ cup black and white sesame seeds1 tablespoon canola oilGarnish: Sriracha … Continue reading

Escovitch Fish

I was in Jamaica a couple of weeks ago on a mission trip. (I’m not a very good missionary but that is a story for another time!)  I was helping my dear friend, Becky Smalley; get patients ready for eye … Continue reading

Spring Asparagus and Pea Risotto

Spring Asparagus and Pea Risotto 1 (32 ounce box) low sodium chicken broth1 cup water4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided1/2 cup Sweet onion, 1/4-inch dice2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon kosher salt1 and 1/4 cups Arborio rice (Arborio rice gives the creaminess we … 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

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

Peanut Butter Cup Pretzel Bars

This is a great recipe for leftover chocolate candy bars. You can customize this recipe using whatever candy bars you have on hand. For example, replace the peanut butter cups with Snickers Bars, Milky Way Bars or your favorite candy … Continue reading

Chicken Posole

Posole, which means hominy, is a thick soup that originated in pre-Columbian times with the Aztecs. The history of the soup is interesting but if I told you what it was originally made from I doubt you would eat it! … 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