Lucky New Year Hoppin’ John (Black-Eyed Peas)

Yes. I’m superstitious! Mostly, I make up my own superstitions, but once in a while, I buy into the traditional stuff. On New Year’s Day, devotedly eat my black-eyed peas to ensure a very good and lucky year ahead. The practice of eating black-eyed peas for good luck on New Year’s Day dates back to […]

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Dorky Rudolph in a Blanket

This wonderfully easy and fun Christmas party treat is created by adding a few details to an old favorite. It’s also a great recipe to make with little ones. You can use frozen pigs-in-blankets from your grocery store frozen food isle or make them yourself. Either way, these simple, dorky, festive bites will make everyone […]

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Christmas Meat Pies

I love meat pies! It doesn’t have to be Christmas to make them. The flakey, crunchy crust, the savory filling, the spices, the gravy, the warm smell of meat pie filling the house – it all just makes everything cozy and right. These take about 2 hours to prep at first. The more you make […]

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Leftover Turkey Stew

I’m usually tired of turkey after about 2 meals worth of it. Thanksgiving food is yummy, but the same food for every meal day after day gets old fast. We make so much food though! Our Fall feast seems to call Americans to cook for an army in celebration of having 2 days off of […]

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The Attack of the Turkey!

It’s coming! You knew it would come. Thanksgiving is just days away. Whether you’ve never attempted to cook a turkey or you’ve done hundreds of them, the thought of taking on The Bird is already a daunting task. Ultimately, you can ensure that the turkey you serve will be safe to eat, crispy on the […]

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Gameday Pork Chop Sliders

It’s football season!  That means one thing to foodies: FOOTBALL FOOD! Gameday and tailgate food is its own unique cuisine. It’s not the most healthy food, but it doesn’t have to be a heart attack on a tortilla chip either. These sliders were inspired by my Best Pork Chops You’ll Ever Eat, and they’ve been […]

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Lamb Loin Chops with Asparagus

Made these yummy lamb chops with love tonight!  I took my time and marinated them for about three hours, but you don’t have to do it for that long to still get a great chop. The secret is to grill them rare to medium rare, and eat them with your fingers. Lamb Loin Chops with […]

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