Carolina Cajun Cheeseball Game Day Kickoff Snack

This weekend is the best weekend of the year. NFL Kickoff! Woot-woot! The first game day is a big deal in my house. Playing around in the kitchen, I thought of an easy way to make one jar of local NC peanuts into three super tasty game day snacks.

Home Canned Banana Peppers in Under 60 Minutes

A co-worker came to work last week with an abundance of banana peppers from her garden. While it's not a huge batch, it was enough for me to fire up the stove and fix a batch of home canned banana peppers.

Southwestern Bean Salad

Southwestern Bean Salad is a recipe I came up with on a moment's notice. It was prompted by necessity. We received a last minute invitation to a cookout with some friends.

BBQ Pork Sliders From The Pressure Cooker

BBQ pork sliders from the pressure cooker taste rich and moist. Because of the steam in the pressure cooker, the pork doesn't get dry. It's one of the quickest ways I have found to cook a pork loin, and the results are consistently great!

Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw

As a relocated Yankee living in the south, I sometimes miss being able to order Pittsburgh's most famous cole slaw. You can get this very special slaw only at Primanti Bros. restaurants. They build sandwiches that are piled high with fresh meats, french fries, and they top it all off with this style of cole … Continue reading Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw

Cherry Tomato Salsa: Salsa Made From The Bounty of Early Summer

One of the tastiest ways to use the tiny but tasty cherry tomato is to make a bowl of cherry tomato salsa. My garden is slamming right now. I'm getting about a pint of cherry tomatoes each day along with jalapenos and cilantro.

Quick And Easy Recipe: Spaetzle Made With Garden Fresh Herbs

As my garden progresses, I'm always trying to use up herbs; Spaetzle made with garden fresh herbs is a fantastic recipe. It's a quick, easy side dish that gives you home-cooked noodles in just minutes. Re-think spaetzle...it's not just a heavy winter dish. The herbs give it a light, bright flavor.