Stay Cool With Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pot Roast

You may not think "pot roast" is a very exciting or blog-worthy recipe.  But when my sous-chef dish-washing mom came home from her visit in Kansas City earlier this month I wanted to greet her with some down home comfort food.  I was picking her up at the Nashville airport at 3:00 p.m. and would…

1 Comment

Kale – Queen of the Greens!

If you haven't eaten kale lately, it is time to jump on the bandwagon and join the health craze for kale!  Even though my southern-born and raised husband grew up eating collard greens and turnip greens, kale wasn't cooked up in his granny's kitchen.  But last year as he was fighting an iron deficiency we…

2 Comments

Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

John 3:16 For God So Loved the World “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. ESV As Christians all over the world are preparing to celebrate Christ's resurrection on Sunday, March 31,  I am humbled by this opportunity…

3 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Favorites

Wikipedia says "Saint Patrick's Day was made an official feast day in the early seventeenth century and is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the church of the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodox church and Lutheran Church.  For Christians, the day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.…

0 Comments

Broccoli au Gratin

After a week of recipes like Tuesdays With Dorie Croissants and the Pioneer Women's Cinnamon Rolls I knew I better end on a healthy note or my faithful reader-son Cory, will definitely disown me!  Enter a lovely bag of fresh broccoli.  I love broccoli.  I think it just may be my favorite vegetable, as an…

4 Comments

Grilled Romaine Healthified!

Before you think or say ich, hear me out.  If you like to BBQ your dinner on the grill, and you are typically a salad eater, you are going to LOVE this grilled romaine.  It is remarkably DELISH with flavors only olive oil, balsamic and a hot grill can make! I saw the picture on www.healthifiedmom.com…

1 Comment

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Au Gratin

Last fall The Brown Eyed Baker shared a recipe for Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Gratin.  I liked the look of the recipe and filed it on my to-do list.  All I can say is this -- oh my gosh! My sous-chef dish-washing mom does not eat Brussels sprouts - until now. Once I fixed this…

6 Comments

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.   Ecclesiastes 3:1  (KJV) Before you claim you don't like sweet potatoes let me confess I use to despise anything that even looked like sweet potato.  Annually mom would open up the tin can of sweet potatoes, add in her…

3 Comments

Tasty Bookmarking

Happy Saturday friends! Are you having a beautiful autumn where you live?  Our temperatures dropped into the 70's during the day for about a week and a half lulling me into the I love fall mode.  Then WHACK this week Indian Summer returned with gusto bringing with it temperatures in the 80's and HUMIDITY!  What…

5 Comments

Beef Puff Pastry Pot Pie

I    LOVE    PUFF    PASTRY After trying this yummy recipe you just may love puff pastry too (if you don't already).  My sous-chef dish-washing mom is visiting her sister-in-law and has been gone for the past two weeks. Besides missing her terribly, I do miss her in the kitchen :)  While she's been gone I made…

5 Comments