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Sparkling Cranberry Cocktail

Sparkling Cranberry Cocktail is a festive holiday drink made with cranberry juice, vodka and club soda and is garnished with fresh cranberries.  I remember going to bars in my early 20’s and it felt like everyone was ordering a cranberry and vodka drink. I’ve never been a huge fan of […]

Cranberry Orange Sweet Rolls

Cranberry Orange Sweet Rolls are a pillowy breakfast roll filled with cranberry sauce and orange zest and topped with a sweetened cream cheese glaze.  I sure love me a good sweet roll for breakfast, slathered in a sweetened cream cheese glaze. The flavor really isn’t even all that important to […]

Jalapeno Cranberry Bombs

Jalapeno Cranberry Bombs are a slightly spicy baked dough filled with ham, swiss cheese, cranberry sauce and pickled jalapeno peppers.  Cranberry sauce is such a take it or leave it item. Most people add it to their Thanksgiving dinner spread but rarely is it the first thing to disappear from […]

Corn Maque Choux

Corn Maque Choux is a traditional Louisiana dish made with corn, bell peppers, onions and cajun spices. Milk or cream is added, making the dish similar to a creamed corn.  How in the world have I not shared Corn Maque Choux with you yet? I’ve been making this recipe for […]

New Orleans Oyster Dressing

New Orleans Oyster Dressing is a hearty dressing (stuffing) made with bread, cajun seasonings, veggies and oysters. It’s a great savory side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas.  I’ve always been a classic stuffing kind of girl. Celery, onion, bread and seasonings is all I need to enjoy a heaping spoonful […]

Cajun Roasted Turkey Breast

Cajun Roasted Turkey Breast is full of flavor! Made with paprika, cayenne, garlic powder and other spices, it’s a great twist for a flavorful turkey on Thanksgiving.  Tom has been on a pretty good streak of suggesting recipes for me to make lately. Usually, the meal planning for the week […]

Italian Cold Cut Sandwich

Italian Cold Cut Sandwich is loaded with cured meats, cheese, lettuce, tomato and pepperoncini’s for a quick meal that’s filling and full of flavor.  A few weeks ago Tom and I were in the grocery store together (a rarity!) and he said that we should pick up lunch for the […]

Perfect Oven Pot Roast

Perfect Oven Pot Roast is comfort food at it’s finest. Beef roast, potatoes, carrots and onion cook together in the oven to create a tender, hearty and filling dinner.  I usually have a desire to make cold-weather dishes before the weather actually changes. But, the temperature is finally starting to […]

S’mores Flavored Popcorn

S’mores Flavored Popcorn is a quick popcorn snack, made to taste like s’mores with the addition of graham cracker cereal, mini marshmallows and mini chocolate chips.  Lately Tom has given me some great ideas for recipes and this s’mores flavored popcorn is one of them. A few weeks ago, I […]

Chocolate Cherry Filled Cupcakes

Disclaimer: I received sugar from Imperial Sugar as part of #Choctoberfest to aid in recipe creation. All opinions are 100% my own. Chocolate Cherry Filled Cupcakes are a delicious take on the classic chocolate and cherry combination. Moist chocolate cupcakes are filled with a sweet cherry preserves and topped with […]