Cake Mix Hacks for a Busy Mom

However, cake mixes might be one of the most versatile items in your kitchen pantry, and let’s face it, many people grew up only using cake mixes, so they can’t all be bad. In fact, cake mixes can be turned into muffins, cookies, pancakes, bread, waffles, and even pie crusts.

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.

Super Bowl Snack Ideas: Stout Braised Meatballs with Bacon Jam #SundaySupper

Sure, the meatballs on their own would make a phenomenal snack and bacon jam on a cracker by itself is food fit the gods, but put it all together and the result is the stuff they write songs about!

Canning Day: Canning Fresh Tomatoes

As far back as I can remember, my mom & grandma canned tomatoes.  In fact, I have very vivid memories of my mom having a huge piece of plywood set up on two saw horses under the car port with her tomatoes laid out to ripen the last little bit before she canned them. I…

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.

New Year’s Eve Party Appetizer: Sausage Stuffed Jalapeno Popper Cups #SundaySupper

The result is all the goodness of a jalapeno popper stuffed inside of a crispy wonton wrapper.

Make Ahead Dinner Party Recipes: Fireball Cupcakes #SundaySupper

Fireball Whisky Cupcakes just became the adult dessert of the holiday season.

Holiday Gift Giving: Cranberry Cider Syrup #CapeCodSelect

So, how do you get in on the Cranberry Cider Syrup game?  Simple.  Make some yourself.  Make extra and give it to a friend.  Or make extra, hide it in back of the refrigerator, and don’t tell the kids that it’s there!