Buttery Garlic Crostini

These simple, crunchy, buttery pieces of bread are great with Italian food or French food or as a base for piling cheeses, meats, and dips for hors d'oeuvres. Buttery Garlic Crostini Ingredients: 1 Large Loaf of French Bread 1 Stick of Butter 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt 1 Tablespoon of Parsley Flakes 1/2 Tablespoon of Garlic … Continue reading Buttery Garlic Crostini

Garlicky Dill Pickles

Join the Pickle Party!  Elect dill!  Experts predict a Green Wave!!! Sorry.  I really am a dork. I'm not much of a canner. I'm just too impatient. I like quick pickles in jars in the fridge. I pickle just about anything, but I should really share the classics. These good old fashioned dill cucumber pickles … Continue reading Garlicky Dill Pickles

Hot and Spicy Oven Roasted Salsa

I normally tell you to leave out the peppers if you don't like spicy food. This time is an exception. Put the peppers in, and take a chance on a little pain! It's so worth it! This oven roasted salsa is great on meats, veggies, corn, even for dipping bread or chips. It has a … Continue reading Hot and Spicy Oven Roasted Salsa

Amazing Old-Fashioned Apple Butter

Apple butter holds a special place in my heart. It was my Grandma's favorite thing in the world, and I've always felt close to her when I eat this simple, silky smooth, fall treat. Apple butter doesn't have to be as hard to make as everyone says. Dump everything into your crock pot or dutch … Continue reading Amazing Old-Fashioned Apple Butter

Sweet and Spicy Green Bean Pickles

I'm an unrepentant pickle nut. At some point in the past, one of my ancestors must have had vinegar for blood because my people will pickle anything. I thought about doing something creative and unexpected with cucumbers to start, but I've been craving these green beans for weeks, so we're just gonna dive right in! … Continue reading Sweet and Spicy Green Bean Pickles

Carrot Curry Soup

I love this soup!  It's savory, rich and filling, and it's still healthy.  Carrot soup on a chilly, Fall evening is a cozy warmer for your heart. It's a great stress reliever. This soup pairs well with a roasted, green vegetable, like asparagus or broccoli. Of course, toast or cornbread is a great compliment as … Continue reading Carrot Curry Soup

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 … Continue reading Gameday Pork Chop Sliders