Southern Comfort.

You have to say this recipe with a southern twang… HAM STEAK WITH CREAMY CHEESE GRITS For the Grits: 1 1/4 cups Whole Milk 1 3/4 cup chicken broth 1/4 tsp ground red pepper 1/4 tsp dried thyme 3/4 cup quick grits 1 to 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese In 2 qt. saucepan, combine milk, […]

Simply DELICIOUS!(with a slight confession at the end)

Super Simple, Super Quick, Super Yumm I was looking through my endless piles of recipes for another chicken recipe. I found this one tucked behind another recipe. I must have stolen it out of Better Homes and Gardensprobably from the dentist office or something(are you even supposed to do that???)Its from the October 2007 issue…Turkey […]

Now you know you can’t resist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gaze your eyes upon these little suckers. I know you ladies experiencing “that time of the month” cant keep your eyes off them! Snap out of it! Just snap out of it! These are the perfect little remedy for any sort of PMS symptom. And men, we all know you sympathize with us women greatly […]

The Italians are rolling over in their graves!

I obviously have NO Italian blood in my family…and this will be very apparent in my Spaghetti recipe! If a true blooded Italian( or even an Italian twice removed) tasted my Spaghetti they would probably spew it across the room. Goodness, I am really talking up my food aren’t I? Makes you want to get […]

Pucker Up to some Lemons!

I love Lemons! The tart, mouth puckering flavor is the epitome of summer. And here in Tampa it is surely feeling like the hot and humid summer I have been dreading. I had some extra lemons that I wasn’t planning on using in any of my dinners for the week. Sooooo.baking was the only option! […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies

Again..while aimlessly browsing in the food blog world on night I can across a recipe for Cheesecake Cookies at I made a few to see if I liked them. They were(like the banana cookies I made before) very cake like. They did have a hint of cheesecake flavor..just a bit of tang from the […]

What to do with those unattractive bananas???!!

To throw them out or bake??….that is the question! And with the price of bananas these days, I couldn’t bear to toss them in the garbage!My husband said the other there such thing as a Banana Cookie? Well I know I have never baked one, nor have I ever tasted one. So let the […]

Chocolate Minty Goodness

Don’t you just adore Chocolate and mint together? The two paired together always remind me of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies(which I could eat the whole box in one sitting..preferably frozen!) So if you are PMS’ing or you are just in the mood for some soft chocolate cookies with a mint twist these are just […]

Oh those YUMMY Deen Brothers

While we were in the ATL..we also got to gaze at Jamie and Bobby Deen! They were there with Paula for the cooking show. We had great seats right off the stairs to the stage. So needless to say we got to see everyone waiting to go on stage. After Bobby got off stage I […]

Paula Deen…the real deal!

Soooooo, This weekend I did a little hob knobing. My sister and I took our mom to Atlanta to the Metropolitan Cooking show featuring Paula Deen her husband Michael and her ADORABLE 2 boys for her birthday! We had a blast! On Saturday we had a VIP lunch and book signing with Paula. Her and […]

Are they worth $1,000,000.00??????

This is what ONE MILLION DOLLARS looks like!!! Carolyn Gurtz of Gaithersburg recently won the Pillsbury Bake Off to the tune of $1,000,000.00 with this cookie. So you know I had to try it for my self. While the cookie was really easy to make, I am not sure it is worth all of that […]

No need for Takeout!

Olive Garden’s Tuscan Garlic Chicken Ingredients4 each (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts1 1/2 cups flour, plus 1 tablespoon1 Tbsp salt2 tsp black pepper2 tsp Italian seasoning1 lb fettuccine pasta, cooked according to package directions5 Tbsp olive oil1 Tbsp garlic, chopped1 red pepper, julienne cut1/2 cup white wine1/2 lb whole leaf spinach, stemmed2 cups heavy […]