Shrimp and Pesto Pizzas with Goat Cheese

I’m not a huge seafood nut. Meaning, I do not enjoy fish. In fact, I can’t stand it.  (One too many fish stick growing up and a bad experience getting a bone stuck in my throat! Ugh!) BUT I do LOVE shrimp from time to time.  Occasionally, when the mood and budget strike right I even enjoy crawfish, crab, and … Read More

Rock Salt Roast Chicken

Let me tell you why exactly I’m sharing this recipe.  First of all, it’s amazing.  My sister-in-law made it for us one evening for dinner.  We all devoured it.  I made it a couple nights ago along with roasted green beans and spinach in a peanut butter vinaigrette,  roasted carrots (recipe coming soon!), and some amazing yeast rolls.   Can you … Read More

Roasted Green Beans and Spinach in Almond (or Peanut) Butter Vinaigrette

I’m always on the lookout for a good side dish.  If it’s healthy and happens to be delicious as well, I get a big grin on my face.  You’re going to love this awesome vegetable medley.  You will feel so fancy when you serve it and your table guests will be thrilled.  Want to know a secret? Sometimes I make … Read More

Peanut Butter Pie

Do you ever prepare something in your kitchen and think of the person who taught you how to make it?  I do all the time.  When I make Peanut Butter Pie, I think of one of the Godliest women I’ve ever met: Bernice Robertson.  You could almost just smell the Lord’s presence when you were with her.  She was also … Read More

Chicken Packets

I love unusual dishes.  I especially like to serve them for company.  While this is a family favorite, it’s also very much welcomed by guests at our table.  Some of the best recipes I have come from my church cookbooks and my school cookbook.  I went to school at the same private academy from Kindergarten to my Senior year.  When … Read More

Buttermilk Scones

I went to Hungary on a mission trip with a group in college for a couple weeks one summer.  We stayed at a missionary house that was hosted by a lovely couple, who were ex-pats. Every day before we would get up to go minister and serve the community alongside other missionaries, the wife would have an incredible breakfast spread … Read More

Mimi’s Green Beans

I’m just going to let you know that I have the best Mimi in the world.  Her kindness, wisdom, and good taste spill over into anything that comes out of her kitchen.  I honestly don’t remember too many meals at her house where there were not green beans on the table.  They are the best beans I’ve ever put in … Read More

Barbecue Cups

This has been a family favorite for years! It is such a simple, yet tasty dish we call, “Barbecue Cups,” straight from my own Mama’s kitchen. My husband’s eyes always light up when I tell him we are having these for supper.  You can pair them with all sorts of stuff… green beans, Mashed Potatoes, sweet potato fries, tater tots, … Read More

Greek Chicken Pita Folds

My husband and I love Greek Food. In fact, we enjoy a lot of Mediterranean foods.  Anytime we travel to a big city, we look for a good Greek restaurant, where we are sure to find a fabulous Gyro.  We don’t have a spectacular Greek spot in our town, so I decided to search for recipes that would hit the … Read More

Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle

Brownies, Chocolate Mousse, Peanut Butter, Whipped Cream, Reese’s. Any one of these items would be a decadent dessert all by it’s lonesome.  Oh, but these guys were just made to be buddies.  Oh my gracious.  This is one of the most luxurious recipes I have ever tried or tasted for that matter.  I made this for a post Valentine’s Day … Read More