July 30, 2019 is National Cheesecake Day!

In case all you #Foodies out there are unaware, today is National Cheesecake Day. For me, this is obviously something that needs to be taken advantage of so I thought I’d share the recipe I use when making a cheesecake. If you’re making or having cheesecake today, don’t hide it … show us in the […]

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Chicken and Dumplings Recipe by Ree Drummond

Yesterday we tried Ree Drummond’s Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I made a few small modifications, described below, but other than that it’s one of the best Chicken and Dumplings recipe I’ve ever tried. And it’s so simple to make. I watch Ree Drummond on Food Network TV quite often and really enjoy the show. I’ve […]

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Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

This is one of my favorite meals; so flavorful, moist and tender!  Served with potatoes, rice or grits makes for a relaxing dinner. Ingredients 5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 medium onions, chopped 3 medium carrots, peeled, chopped […]

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Kale, Sausage and Potato Soup

Rainy days and soup.  IMHO, that’s comfort food at its best. Kale?  I always thought Kale was inedible and even rarely used as a garnish.  However, I remember my first experience eating Zuppa Toscana Soup at Olive Garden.  All of my previous thoughts about Kale went away.  That soup was amazing.  And served with their […]

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Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice and Peas

Tonight I made Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice with Garlic and Shallot and Peas for dinner.  It turned out very good, so I thought I would share it with you. Chicken Piccata Ingredients 3 Skinless and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied and then cut in half Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour, for dredging […]

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Country Sausage and Gravy, Grits and Poached Eggs

I was in the mood for brunch today so I decided to make Country Sausage and Gravy, Grits and Poached Eggs.  It’s quick, simple and, oh so, delicious! I absolutely love grits.  However, by themselves, they can be bland and boring.  The next time you make grits, consider spicing them up; the possibilities are endless.  […]

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Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce Author: Bob Mixon Alfredo sauce is very versatile and wonderful over fettuccini and other pasta. Use this basic Alfredo sauce over pasta and add broccoli or shrimp. ~yum~ Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 cups (1 pint carton) Heavy Cream 12 tablespoons Unsalted Butter 1/2 tablespoon Fresh Garlic, Minced 2 cups Parmesan Cheese, Grated 2 […]

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