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Strawberry and Peach Crumble

Strawberry and Peach Crumble

This strawberry and peach crumble is proof that sometimes you just have to follow your nose!  The other day I walked into my local grocery store and smelled peaches.  The sweet smell of peaches brought to mind so many decadent desserts that I just had to buy a few.  I […]

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Mac and Cheese Recipe

Homemade Mac & Cheese

Easter time every year is a time for everyone to get together and celebrate beginnings.  This year (2020) was a little different for us.  With COVID-19 hanging around we decided to not get together.  We did have a family zoom meeting and I made all the traditional foods for my […]

Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Pie

The inspiration for my apple pie comes from a recipe written in 1916.  It is full of fresh sliced apples, sugar, and cinnamon.  I cheat on this recipe with the crust because when I get a craving for some apple pie, I don’t want to waste my time making a […]

Chicken Creole Recipe

Chicken Creole

I love a good cajun meal.  Being raised in South East Texas I was exposed to cajun food on a regular basis.  I have an Aunt that lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for years and she has started to pass down some of her amazing Cajun creations.  This recipe was […]

Hallmark Ice Cream Fried Chicken Bites

Hallmark Ice Cream Fried Chicken Bites

I watched a Hallmark movie last night! It was an awesome movie as always! It gave me an idea for a new recipe. In the movie, a chef used ice cream cones in the breading of fried chicken. What an awesome idea! I decided to create a new recipe using […]

Cashew Chicken Bowl Recipe

Cashew Chicken Bowl

I recently reached the point of foraging for food in my kitchen!  Like an episode of “Chopped”, I have gotten into finding things and trying to come up with something good to eat.  This recipe is inspired by a close to expiration bottle of Newman’s Own Sesame Ginger Dressing and […]

1916 Banana Nut Bread Recipe

1916 Banana Nut Bread

I am so excited about a cookbook that my mother and father-in-law have passed on to me!  It is called Fredericksburg Home Kitchen Cook Book and it was originally published in 1916.  The last time it was revised and enlarged was in 1957. The book is full of what I […]

Chocolate Coffee Muffin Recipe

Chocolate Coffee Muffins

What do you do when you are in the middle of a global pandemic and start craving something sweet?  Normally, I would throw together some cookies or eat some ice cream, but with the current normal I really didn’t want to use up my supplies.  So, I decided to forage […]

Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Red Beans and Hot Water Bread

Tonight I wanted to make something vegetarian.  I have a friend on Instagram that is in the middle of celebrating Chaitra Navratri and I am posting this with respect for her celebration.  I started thinking…. vegetarian does not always mean vegetables. So, I made some awesome red beans, rice, and […]

Easy King Ranch Casserole

Easy King Ranch Casserole

Tonight I decided to take what was left of a rotisserie chicken and make a simple variation of my King Ranch Casserole.  It is amazing what you can come up with when you are really trying to stretch the food you have in your home. It turned out awesome!  You […]