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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Cheesy Frosted Cauliflower {Low Carb}

This is one of the earliest “fancy” dishes I first tried out on Hubby shortly after we married. Needless to say, he was skeptical–perhaps extremely so. Cauliflower to a meat

Read More

Thanksgiving: It’s All About the Sides, Y’all

Now don’t get me wrong. I mean I do love the tradtion of the Thanksgiving turkey, but what I really look forward to are the sides. Even more than the

Read More