Oct 012016
 

Savory apple recipes, sweet apple recipes.  No matter which is your favorite the time of year for all things apples is here!  I remember picking apples off my parents’ apple tree as I drove by with the lawn mower.  A great reward for a little manual labor.

Try a different one of these 31 Savory Apple Recipes every day of the month!

Most of the time the tree’s bounty ended up as an apple pie.  But apples are great in a main course or as a side dish, too!  For some non-dessert inspiration here is a collection of savory apple recipes.  With 31 of them you can try a new one each day!

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Aug 312016
 

Summer is winding down but you’d never be able to tell by looking at the temperature.  It’s been consistently in the 80s and 90s every day, with no end in sight.

The perfect dish to bring to an end-of-summer party, this Pizza Pasta Salad is extremely kid-friendly, too!

Even with the heat we’re still enjoying the last few summer days through visits to the park, splash pad, and at least one cookout per week.  One thing I’ve been serving is my Pizza Pasta Salad. Continue reading »

Dec 072015
 

This shop and Sausage Cornbread Stuffing recipe have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SavorTheSeason #CollectiveBias

Yesterday we celebrated Thanksgiving.  I know that’s pretty late, considering the actual date for Thanksgiving was a couple of weeks ago.  But it ended up being the date that let the most people attend, and made it possible for Ashley and her boyfriend to come, as well as my parents from Maine who are here visiting for a few days.

Sausage Cornbread Stuffing is a tasty side dish for holiday parties

I love when my parents are able to be here for holidays as they get a chance to see how traditions differ not only from family to family but from region to region.  For example, here in Kentucky all my Thanksgivings have involved corn pudding and chicken & dumplins, something you wouldn’t expect to see on a holiday spread in Maine. Continue reading »

Dec 062015
 

I’m working on a sausage cornbread stuffing recipe that I’ll be sharing with you tomorrow, and the recipe calls for four cups of coarsely crumbled cornbread.  I’ve posted my recipe for skillet cornbread before but I also have a basic cornbread recipe that I learned to make after meeting my husband.

This easy cornbread recipe is a family-favorite!

This is the cornbread recipe I’m using as the base for my sausage cornbread stuffing.  Cornbread that falls apart as soon as you bite into it isn’t really my kind of cornbread.  This recipe makes moist, light cornbread with just a touch of sweetness. Continue reading »

Jul 022015
 

Thank you to Datarank and Hidden Valley Ranch for sponsoring my ranch potato salad recipe. All thoughts are my own.

Anyone else excited that it’s grilling season?  I know we are!  I’m really looking forward to our BBQ this weekend for the Fourth of July, and while I’m not looking forward to him leaving, I know we’ll have fun grilling out next weekend for his going away party.

Ranch Potato Salad recipe - this creamy ranch potato salad has a yummy cucumber twist to it. Prepped and ready to chill in under 30 minutes, this easy recipe needs only 6 ingredients.

Normally we switch off with who is supposed to bring or cook what.  We’re hosting this weekend, so we’re taking care of the proteins and all the grilling recipes.  Everyone else is bringing sides and desserts.  But next weekend, my husband’s aunt is hosting so we’ll be in charge of the “extras”. Continue reading »