Appetizers & Snacks

Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche

Imagine to enjoy this Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche with your family on the lovely weekend. I mean, who doesn’t love Cheddar? My children love it so much! It brings the joy on their faces so why don’t we make it a perfect weekend meal? My husband loves broccoli, he says that it’s good for brain …

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Cucumber Cooler

Sip on this cucumber cooler for a refreshing beverage or add your favorite alcohol to make it a cocktail. Either way it is guaranteed to cool you down. How to make Cucumber Cooler Ingredients 1 lemon, thinly sliced 2 limes, thinly sliced 1 tbs caster sugar 1/2 cup mint sprigs 1 continental cucumber, peeled into …

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Mom’s Mac and Cheese

Today I am sharing another one of my mom’s recipes. What can I say, the holidays bring out all the family recipes. 🙂 This mac and cheese has a special place in my heart. When I was growing up my mom made it almost weekly… I was a very picky eater when I was little and …

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Best Cheese Ball Ever

If you’ve never made your own cheeseball at home then you are missing out! I love this cheeseball recipe because it’s so simple to make with only a few ingredients and it’s better than anything you will buy at the store. My Best Cheese Ball Ever Ingredients 8 ounces full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature 1/4 cup sour cream, …

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Southern Sundays Boiled Peanuts

If you’re not from the South, you might not be familiar with boiled peanuts but the salty, regional snack is a Southern staple. It’s great when paired with a light beer and more game day foods, like some fall-off-the-bone wings. The best boiled peanuts are made from raw or what is called “green” peanuts. If you choose to …

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Eggplant Pesto Goat Cheese Pizza

I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. Being in quarantine for so long will do that to you. But I’m not complaining! I know there are worse things than quarantine. I actually LOVE being home, so maybe that’s why I don’t mind it as much. But anyway, I’ve been thinking about all of the restaurants and food …

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Black Lentil and Smoked Trout Salad

Canned lentils are a convenience item that merits co-star attention here. Serve this spiky-savory salad as a main dish or side. Hot-smoked salmon has a flakier, more “roasted” texture than cold-smoked, lox-style salmon, though in a pinch, the latter works just fine. Here, it can be flaked apart or chopped and then folded into the …

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Pear Curd Tarts With Raspberry Glaze

The paste got me thinking about a dessert with a ripe juicy pear so I decided to turn one into curd tart. These were not disappointing in the very least!

Eggplant Lasagna

Someone asked me not long ago what type of food I like to cook best.  The southerner in me should probably say something like “fried chicken, of course!” but my absolute favorite is probably Italian.  I’m a pasta, cheese and sauce fanatic and there are about a million different things you can do with all …

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