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.

Dinner for Two: Peppered Chicken with Saffron Polenta #SundaySupper

I need to be as comfortable cooking for two as I am cooking for four.

Cookie Exchange: Coconut-Key Lime Thumbprint Cookies #SundaySupper

These little gems are lightly coconut flavored, surrounded by toasty coconut, filled with tart key lime curd, and then, if that weren’t enough, drizzled in white chocolate.

Southern Sweet Tea Brined Chicken Biscuit Sandwich #NationalSandwichDay

The real name of this sandwich was “Sweet Tea Brined Cornbread Crusted Chicken Biscuit with Fried Egg,” and the more accurate description is even longer. However, the sandwich itself, regardless of name length, is one cohesive, Southern-inspired, piece of heaven, and while it seems difficult to make, it’s actually quite easy. **My tip is to…

Granny’s Sausage & Rice Casserole #Sundaysupper

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

Chicken with Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce & Roasted Asparagus #SundaySupper

For most working moms, chicken is a staple. Whether boneless skinless, whole, or even nuggets, we all have it in our freezer, and let’s face it.  We have it, because we know our kids will eat it.  They’re programmed from birth to love chicken nuggets and many  are taught that any new protein, “tastes like…

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…

4th of July Celebrations: Key Lime Cream Puffs #SundaySupper

July 4th is just around the corner! American Independence Day is celebrated on the 4th of July every year, because it represents the day that the Declaration of Independence was adopted and that the United States became an independent nation. People love to throw big celebrations on the 4th of July with plenty of food…

Cowboy Cooking Recipes: Ribeye & Scallops with Beer-Butter Sauce #SundaySupper and #RootsinBoots

I don’t actually have any cowboys in my household, but I have a couple who think they are, and whenever given their choice of dinner, the answer is simple…steak.  Now, I love steak, just like everyone else, but with my crew of three guys who eat like a half-dozen grown men, I can’t afford for…