White Bean Chicken Chili

Some days you need something warm to fill up your tummy. Whether it’s potato soup or stew or even this White Bean Chicken Chili, when cold weather hits, it’s time to break out the soup bowls! Personally, I like soups and stews and chilis at any time of the year. Some would beg to differ though…one of those being my husband. He’s of the opinion that soup isn’t good when the weather is hot and/or if he’s not in the {Read More}

Barbecue Beef Muffins

Sometimes you just need food that’s simple and comforting and easy to make. Actually, food should probably be like that most of the time! Barbecue Beef Muffins are one of my all-time faves in the easy comfort-food category. I discovered a recipe for these in a magazine decades ago and tweaked it to our tastes. The Super Trooper took a trip out of town recently and I knew that I was going to mostly be cooking for one all week {Read More}

Christmas Round-Up: Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas!

Christmas Round-Up: Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas!     I’m not sure how things go down in your household, but until just a few years ago, my Christmas morning consisted of hearing voices and waking up to faces that were a half-inch from mine (not my husband) wanting to know if we could get up and open presents…sometimes before 5 AM.  God love their little hearts, they never opened any without us though.  I walked in more than once to see {Read More}

Simple Summer Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Simple Summer Salad—Using What You Have Some people refuse to eat leftovers, but I’m a big proponent of using what you have whenever possible. One of my favorite things is when my husband grills chicken and we have some left! My favorite recipe for grilled chicken is the Brown Sugar Chicken from Stolen Moments Cooking. They call it “Angel Chicken” and I absolutely agree! I’ve cooked it in the oven, but we like it best grilled. That brown sugar gives {Read More}

Chipotle Chicken & Sweet Potato Bake

Getting food on the table doesn’t have to be hard and this Chipotle Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake is proof of that!! For years and years, I cooked for a family of five. My oldest child now has his own place and my middle child works full-time and is constantly off doing his own thing. As a result, most nights it is just me, my husband, and our daughter eating dinner at home. She is a super picky eater and {Read More}

Quick and Easy Ham Salad Spread

*This post contains affiliate links. There is no obligation to visit these links or to make any sort of a purchase from them!*   In the South, I’m pretty sure everything is a salad or a casserole. Whether it has vegetables or not, if we can mix it up and spread it on something, it’s a salad! Ham salad is one of those things that you either love or hate. I don’t think there is much of an in between. {Read More}

Three Meat Cassoulet

Do you start craving soups and stews when the weather starts cooling off?  I admit that I don’t think it’s ever too hot for soup, but my husband disagrees.  Fortunately for me, the weather has been gloomy and cool and it’s a perfect time for this Three Meat Cassoulet! This recipe comes from my sweet Momma.  She got it from a friend who was taking a cooking class years ago and she just played around with it.  Momma actually shared {Read More}