Thyme Chicken with Squash and Peppers

All the credit for this simple, delicious supper has to go to my new fiancé.  He knows his way around the kitchen and took over last night while I was getting my yoga… Continue reading

Oreo Mint Clouds

This is a decidedly low-brow delight that I will be serving for the Super Bowl.  I learned how to make this desert when I was running the kitchen on my aunt’s ranch and… Continue reading

Breakfast to-go

I love a hot breakfast in the morning, whether it is oatmeal, something carb-alicious, or an eggy creation.  I’m not above running into McDonalds for a biscuit sandwich from time to time but… Continue reading

Wonderful Cheese Straws {Giveaway} {Giveaway Closed}

My dear cousin Lillian Carson makes the most delicious cheese straws.  Lillian is as charmingly southern as they come and is a true Mississippi lady.  I am lucky to be related to her… Continue reading

Zucchini Lasagna

This recipe at Skinnytaste inspired me to make Zucchini Lasagna last night.  It was delicious! I promise you won’t miss the pasta and this dish will be very filling.  You could leave out the… Continue reading

Get You Married Spinach-Artichoke Dip

So there is nothing novel about a hot spinach and artichoke dip but I swear I’ve made this one over and over for years and people always love it at parties. When I… Continue reading

Godmother’s Cheesecake and Happy Birthday Meriwether!

Like Sleeping Beauty, I have a (fairy) godmother named Meriwether (Aurora’s is spelled Merryweather.)  Meriwether met my mom and dad when my parents were in college and her husband was working for Duke.… Continue reading

Mixed Berry Graham Cracker Crumble

My sister, Cameron, is the cobbler/crumble queen and I hope she will follow this post with her recipes.  We may have to wait until the Spring when the blueberry bushes explode and she… Continue reading

Jalapeño Cornbread

We ate a lot of cornbread growing up and it is one of those foods that I never make the same way twice.  I love to add in jalapenos, corn, cheese, butter, sugar,… Continue reading

Garlic Lemon Mahi and Broccoli in a Dijon Vinaigrette

Continuing my 2013 seafood kick, this is an easy dinner recipe that you can probably throw together from ingredients you already have (just pick up some Mahi!) This recipe was inspired by a… Continue reading