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Pear Ginger Pie

Pear Ginger Pie is a gorgeous pie made with fresh pears and ginger and topped with a streusel crumble topping, making it the star of your holiday table.  Pears are such an underutilized fruit. They’re delicious, full of flavor and come in a ton of varieties, but there are not a […]

Salted Chocolate Pecan Cookies #ChristmasCookies

Salted Chocolate Pecan Cookies will become your new go-to Christmas cookie. Browned butter chocolate chip and pecan cookies are sprinkled with a pinch of salt before baking for a delicious sweet and salty combination.  Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Millican Pecans. All opinions are my own.  OMG, these cookies! […]

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 […]