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#FarmersMarketWeek: Old Bay Corn

It’s the final day of #FarmersMarketWeek! I hope you’ve enjoyed the recipes I and the other bloggers have shared with you. A couple of years ago I went to a cookout my cousin hosts for the Fourth of July. One of the dishes there, that her boyfriend had made, was […]

improv cooking challenge: cheeseburger pizza

The ingredient’s for August’s Improv Cooking Challenge are ketchup and mustard. For months I have thought about this flavor combination and could not come up with anything interesting at all to make. The only recipes I could think of was meatloaf, which we’re not big fans of, or cheeseburgers, which […]

#FarmersMarketWeek: Peach, Zucchini and Onion Flatbread

Day 3 of #FarmersMarketWeek! Have you enjoyed the recipes I’ve shared with you so far? I have one more after this one, scheduled for Friday. You’ve also checked out what the other bloggers have made right? Everything looks so delicious! I had brought a thin-crust pizza dough to my aunts […]

#FarmersMarketWeek: Individual Peach Oatmeal Crisps

I’ve joined up with the Festive Foodies this week for an event called #FarmersMarketWeek. We’re getting together and sharing recipes with you using fresh produce or other ingredients you’d find at the Farmer’s Market. Our host is Ellen of Family Around the Table. Is it just me or have the […]

#FarmersMarketWeek: Watermelon Cucumber Smoothie

I think I was around 9 years old when my mom decided she wanted to try gardening. She had always kept up with flowers and things, but we never grew our own food. She chose watermelon and cucumbers and planted them in a bed on the left side of the […]

July 2018 Things

July is gone? How did this happen? I am in shock that it is already August. In the past couple of years I’ve noticed that the even years seem to have the months fly by, but the odd numbered years, they pass along at a much more normal pace. Even […]

#BakingBloggers: Slow Cooker Reese’s Cake

The theme for July’s #BakingBloggers was baking with small appliances. This is something I am completely unfamiliar with. I know people use their slow cookers and instant pots to make desserts, but I’d never even thought to try it. (Confession: my instant pot has only been used for hard boiled […]

#FoodieExtravaganza: Nashville Hot Chicken

The first time I ever heard of Nashville Hot Chicken, I was watching an episode of Trisha’s Southern Kitchen. The story supposedly goes that a married woman was tired of her husband being a womanizer and after a particularly late night of him running around on her, she decided to […]

#FestiveFoodies: Cherry Berry Buckle Cake

“Hmm.” Was the first thing I thought when I saw that Ellen of Family Around the Table had created a Festive Foodies event called Red, White and Blue. I had the same theme for the Improv Cooking Challenge last month and definitely struggled to find a recipe to make. You’d […]