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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If you are preparing Thanksgiving dinner, you might be a little overwhelmed with the turkey. Or maybe with all the desserts. Who even knows how to make dressing?  Well, Roasted Brussels Sprouts will be a… Read more »

November 20, 2014 | Sides
Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  Sweet potatoes are delicious without marshmallows, did you know that?  Really, they are!  Try these for Thanksgiving, and you won’t be disappointed!  You can add more potatoes to feed more folks, just add more… Read more »

November 20, 2014 | Sides
Bread Machine Crescent Rolls

Bread Machine Crescent Rolls

Let me start out by saying that I’m not a baker.  I’ll make an occasional cookie or pie, but when it comes to bread,  I haven’t had much success.  I even have a bread machine…. Read more »

November 19, 2014 | Sides
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Mushroom Risotto

**This post originally ran last year, but I made the Mushroom Risotto again today, and it was just as lovely as I remembered it, so I wanted to re-post it.  And as a sidenote, this… Read more »

September 30, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides
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Bacon and Cheese Quiche

Quiche is one of those meals you can throw together with anything you have lying around.   That night you forgot to plan dinner? Quiche! That Sunday night when you just can’t get off the… Read more »

September 9, 2014 | Breakfast, Main Dishes, Sides, Soup and Salad
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Peach and Strawberry Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

Summer is winding down, but the store is still packed with good strawberries and peaches.  I paired this salad with grilled pork tenderloin and a little rice.  A salad is always great as a quick… Read more »

September 2, 2014 | Sides, Soup and Salad
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Honey Buttermilk Cornbread

Disclaimer: I’m not here to get into an argument.  So please forgive me, proper Southern ladies, for baking a sweet cornbread.  And I didn’t use a cast iron skillet.  Just look away.      … Read more »

August 14, 2014 | Sides
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Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

To me, purple hull peas are as southern as sweet tea. You can’t live in the south and not eat these gems in the summer.  And right now is purple hull pea season!  If you… Read more »

August 14, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides
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Oven Roasted Pesto Potatoes

Last year, I lost all my basil plants to the drought (and not watering them, ahem…), but this year, they are going crazy! Which makes me extremely happy because I love making fresh pesto in… Read more »

August 12, 2014 | Sides
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Meyer Lemon and Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Our family recently took a vacation to Los Angeles, and while we were there, we discovered Meyer lemons.  If you are from Southern California, these might not be news to you.  But here in Arkansas,… Read more »

April 29, 2014 | Sides