Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I was quite an unusual kid.  While most people were hiding their brussels sprouts in unique places like their napkins or dresser drawers…I was asking for seconds…even thirds.  My Father-in-law found out what a freak I am the first time we all went to Golden Corral together. He could not get over the fact that I was standing in line … Read More

Cheese Grits

I’m a Grit, y’all.  Girl Raised In The South.  (No, I don’t have the shirt from Cracker Barrel).  I don’t understand these people who put sugar in their grits.  That’s just weird to me.  Give me butter or cheese grits any ole time.  And do not give me runny, watery grits.  I like my grits thick and creamy.  That’s just … Read More

Magnolia’s Israeli Cous Cous

We have a little restaurant down the street from us called Magnolias.  It is one of our favorite local spots. When we moved to Nashville, it was one of the places we missed the most even as we were surrounded by some of the best food in the country.  The dish that I missed the very most was their cous … Read More

Baked Smashed Potatoes

We Irish have a thing for potatoes, young Lass!  I love them in so many forms.  Baked, mashed, creamy, au gratin, hash browns, tator tots, french fries, potato soup, ahhhhh…I love potatoes.  Potatoes love me too.  They love me so much that they stick around on my hips and other shapely places.  So when I eat them, I make sure that … Read More