Busy Mom’s Guide to Southern Comfort Food…Chicken & Dumplings

Nearly every country and culture has their own version of chicken noodle soup.  In the south, chicken noodle soup is  a bit different.  Our chicken & dumplings, aka “chickn’ dumplins”, is a serious matter.

Instantpot Recipes: Pork Belly Tacos

I have cooked pork belly more times than I can count and used my instant pot weekly to get dinner on the table in record time. 

Southern Fusion Udon Noodle Soup

…a soup rich in Southern tradition, even though it looks quite Asian…a Southern Fusion Udon Noodle Soup featuring brown sugar-bourbon braised pork belly, fresh collard greens, green onions, and a rich mushroom-soy broth.

Butter-Poached Scallops in #Tresomega Quinoa Spaghetti Nests

I love using pasta for nests; it makes such a cute, creative vessel for seafood and even, meatballs.  Combine that with my desire to play with my new oyster bed, and I had a perfect date night dinner in mind.

Wedge Salad with Turmeric Grilled Chicken & Nectevia Ranch Dressing

Wedge Salad with Turmeric Grilled Chicken and a ranch dressing made with Steviva Brands Nectevia, agave fortified with stevia

Granny’s Sausage & Rice Casserole #Sundaysupper

A one pan weeknight dinner recipe with breakfast sausage, rice, and fried onion topping.

Sriracha Deviled Crab Sandwich with Key Lime-Bacon Slaw #SundaySupper

For many of us, Labor Day signals the end of summer. However, Labor Day was actually declared a holiday celebrating the social and economic contributions of the American worker, which is me! Ok…to be truthful, it’s nearly every American–my parents who worked to give me a college education, my grandparents who worked multiple jobs to…

Creative Hot Dog Recipes: Sauerkraut Stuffed Hot Dogs #SundaySupper

My name is Amy, and I’m a hot dog snob.  I love hot dogs, but I have standards and just any ole hot dog won’t cut it. Boiled vs. Grilled vs. Baked Since I was a kid, I have NEVER liked “boiled” hot dogs.  There was something about a weinie swimming around in its own…