Corn Casserole

This time of year, I’m constantly needing to come up with dishes to bring to potluck dinners and parties.  Thanks to my aunt Julie sharing this recipe with me, I have a super simple and delicious new dish to bring. I really hope you try this recipe for corn casserole.  I think you’ll enjoy it. Ingredients: Read More …

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

It’s the first day of fall and I that means I can start making some of those wonderful fall flavored dishes.  And what better way to start my fall cooking out right that to make a batch of Mamaw’s homemade cinnamon applesauce?  It’s great fresh if you need a large amount, like for a family Read More …

Butter Roasted Carrots

I originally found a version of this recipe for butter roasted carrots on Pinterest.  Having made it several times, I think I’ve finally got the recipe adjusted just for me. Ingredients: 2 cups (2-inch) diagonally cut and peeled carrots, or a bag of baby carrots 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon Read More …

Farmer’s Daughter Chipotle Potato Salad

Recently, one of my favorite restaurants, The Farmer’s Daughter had a cooking class featuring Summer Salads.  The class was a lot of fun, even if I’m not usually a big fan of these types of foods.  At the event, she gave us some recipes and then explained her (rather organic) process of putting them together.  Read More …

Zucchini Cakes

This recipe for zucchini cakes is super good.  It comes from my KitchenAid Recipe Collection – though there’s not a thing in this recipe that really requires a mixer.  At my house this recipe is super great this time of year, because with Lent, Matt & I aren’t supposed to eat meat on Friday, and Read More …

Garlic & Herb Potatoes

These fragrant herb potatoes are perfect the side dish for so many meats, you’ll make them again and again. Ingredients: 1 3/4 lbs small red potatoes, scrubbed 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon seasoned salt Read More …

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar is a cold bean salad. Ingredients: 1 can Pinto beans, drained and rinsed 1 can black eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can white or shoepeg corn, drained and rinsed 1 can rotel tomatoes with mild green chilies, drained and rinsed 1 green pepper, finely chopped Read More …