Valentine’s Day Dinner: Bourbon-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops

Growing up in the south, I’ve eaten my fair share of pork chops.  Mostly fried and always overcooked, pork chops are a southern staple.  However, with USDA lowering the safe cooking temp of pork to 145°F in May of 2011, juicy pork is more popular than ever! For me, I still love a good bone-inContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Dinner: Bourbon-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops”

Easy Easter Sides: Skillet Green Beans with Citrus #SundaySupper

On this year’s menu, we’re going fresh, bright, and simple with a light, simple green bean side dish that is quick and loaded with flavor, but these aren’t just any old green beans.  These green beans are blanched to keep them green and quickly sauteed in a skillet with fresh citrus segments, giving them just enough time to bathe in all that citrus glory.

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 toContinue reading “Southern Sweet Tea Brined Chicken Biscuit Sandwich #NationalSandwichDay”

Ravioli with Prosciutto & Arugula #SundaySupper

Easy Weeknight Pasta Dinner in under 30 minutes

Slow Cooker Comfort Food: Pork & Lentil Stew #SundaySupper

Slow cooker recipe for pork stew with lentils.

Loaded Taco Tots with #SundaySupper

Tater Tots topped with taco fixings. Perfect dinner for kids.

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 likeContinue reading “Chicken with Creamy Lemon Caper Sauce & Roasted Asparagus #SundaySupper”

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