Preserving Autumn: Persimmon Jam

Persimmons are ripening fast and furiously around here. The thing with persimmons is once they are ripe, they fall and if you don’t get them quickly, they’re mush. You’ve really

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Okra Fries with Comeback Sauce {Riceland}

Our new garden is still steadily producing okra. It may be small, but the garden’s okra harvest is just enough to give us a good supply of fresh okra each

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Preserving Summer: Savory Tomato-Basil Jam

My new garden beds have produced amazingly well in their first year, but the summer produce is winding down. Arkansas summers can be brutal. Fortunately, we’ve not experience the terrible triple

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Pea and Rice Salad with Vinaigrette

Disclosure: As a Brand Ambassador for Riceland Foods, I am compensated for the posts I create for their blog. I was not directly compensated for this post. One of our

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Spicy Black Beans

I love black beans, Hubby, not so much. This is the man who dearly loves his pinto beans, so go figure on the black ones!  For my THV11 segment this

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Save the Stems! Southern Collard Greens

If you’ve read my bio you know that I learned to cook from two of the best — my grandmothers. These ladies were known throughout our home county as two

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Cherry Salsa

February is National Cherry Month, but I’m not sure the gurus who assign those titles got this one right.  And being that I want to make every cherry recipe I

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Kitchen Basics: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If the only way you’ve ever had brussels sprouts was when they were boiled to death, then you haven’t really had brussels sprouts. No wonder you didn’t like them. Give

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Cheesy Poblano Cauliflower Rice {Low Carb}

For all of you cauliflower haters out there — here’s your dish! Cheesy Poblano Cauliflower Rice will change your mind with the first mouthful. It’s so dang good, I really could

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Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

I’ve been an ardent reader of Eating Well since it was first published. The January/February 2017 issue contained several recipes I earmarked to try, the first being this amazing Cauliflower Rice

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