OMG…..a BIG shout out to Ali over at Gimme Some Oven. I happened upon her blog the other day and this recipe jumped out at me right away. If you didn’t already figure out that I love SOUPS….of any kind….let me just break it to you now….I.LOVE.SOUP!!!!! I always have…I always will! It’s just my thing. Anyway, … Continue reading Carnitas Soup with Potatoes, Cilantro & Lime.
Leftover turkey yumminess!! For real! I usually have plenty of turkey, dressing, sides, etc leftover after Thanksgiving and I like to create new meals out of them, but this year….I did not have that much leftover. A little bit of turkey, a bit more ham, about a cup of sweet potatoes and even less of … Continue reading Turkey & Mushroom Dumplings.
We ALL love those franchised burrito bowls…you know the ones. My youngest daughter is the BIGGEST fan of them, so I decided I’d make her a burrito bowl that would blow her mind! Boy, I think this one is the ticket! For my version, you will need to make a pot of Cilantro Lime Rice. … Continue reading Burrito Bowls with Roasted Corn & Black Beans.
My mother in law….who lives with us….who’s fixing to turn 96….LOVES ham!!!! She has been asking me for the past several weeks to make a ham. Problem was, the grocery stores weren’t ready to sell my types of ham (you know, the spiral cut, holiday type of hams)….so therefore the wait!!!! Well, the wait is … Continue reading Honey Ham and Arugula Biscuits with an Orange Honey Mustard Sauce.
I mean c’mon!!!! Like, who doesn’t love cornbread…jalapeno cheddar cornbread? Get serious. Cornbread is a THING in the south for sure! We take it very seriously. There are many ways of preparing it, baking it, frying it, etc. NO JOKE. It’s versatile! We like it for dinner, dessert or just as a snack. Heck, my … Continue reading Jalapeno and Cheese Cornbread.
It’s Fall y’all….getting there at least! Anytime the weather gets a little cooler….SOUP pops into my mind! I.LOVE.SOUP. of any kind….always have and probably always will! Black bean soup is a new crush of mine….I like them garlicky and brothy instead of thick and bean tasting…make sense???? This one is right up my tasting “wheel … Continue reading Spicy Black Bean Soup with Cumin & Cilantro.
Red.Beans.And.Rice….Red.Beans.And.Rice….Red.okay, you get the idea! I’m dreaming of them now! So good. My dad makes THE BEST Red.Beans.And.Rice! No kidding! It must be his many years growing up in Southern Louisiana that gives him a “leg up” on me. That’s what I’ll continue to believe anyway. For some reason, everything my dad really loves to … Continue reading red beans and rice with cajun sausage.