Holiday seasons are meant to be fun, but usually, we get caught up with a lot of important stuff to do: gift - shopping, sprucing up the house Christmas-style, choosing and decorating the tree, and yes, baking cookies. It's time to take a deep breath and cut down on the workload. This Christmas season, instead … Continue reading How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party
We're halfway through the holidays. Thanksgiving is a week or two behind us and Christmas is just three weeks away from today. In the south, 'tis the season for all things sweet potatoes. This is an easy recipe to make--peanut crusted sweet potatoes.
This year's Thanksgiving is barely two days away, and like all other Thanksgivings before it, there is going to be lots and lots of food. Probably more food than you and your guests can handle, err....eat; from the leftover turkey and tantalizing pieces of pumpkin pie to a plate or two of sweet taters. So, … Continue reading 4 Creative Uses for Leftover Sweet Potatoes…..The Nigerian Style!
Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and it's time to share my secret recipe for Peanut Pie. It's rich, decadent. In the South, we have a saying when something's this good: "Slap Yo Mama!". This pie is so rich, so decadent, and so satisfying it makes me want to cry when I take a bite.
When the weather turns cold, this easy, cheesy grilled ham and potato soup warms the body and feeds hungry appetites.
Try one of these 3 easy dry rubs for your Thanksgiving turkey!
Today I'm writing about how to grill a steak perfectly every time. A steak is a classic American protein. It's on the menu at all the finest restaurants, it's appropriate for every occasion, and it's impressive to look at...when it's done right!
It seemed fitting to make a post on how to deep fry a turkey safely. I have been getting hungry for turkey, so why wait for Thanksgiving? I can fire up the fryer and turn out a succulent, moist deep-fried turkey just because. However, we've all seen news stories on disasters that occur when turkey fryers go wrong. Burnt hair. Burnt cars, Burnt houses. You get the idea.
I absolutely love both guacamole and hummus. I crave them but sometimes can't decide which one to make. I call this dish God Bless Texas Hummus. Tex Mex flavors and Mid Eastern hummus make a savory, delicious fusion. I call this "God Bless Texas" for reasoning other than the seasoning. I make it from Black-Eyed … Continue reading God Bless Texas Hummus – Tex Mex Mid Eastern Fusion
Last year, I came up with Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix, my own take on cereal snack mix. I love all things pumpkin spice, and this was a perfect blend of sweet and salty.