Holiday traditions – Fruit Salad Recipe

Fruit salad - yummy yummy

I’m so happy to share one of my favorite holiday recipes with you in this year’s “Bake, Craft and Sew-Along…hosted by Rachel at A Southern Fairytale My grandma’s fruit salad is a holiday tradition for me and one I hope my boys will pass down. Along with the turkey and stuffing is one little bit […]

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Casseroles are such an easy way to get dinner to the table – this Mexican Chicken Casserole is one of my family’s favorite dishes~and my most asked-for recipe… Photo, courtesy the lovely Ali (now blogging at Jam hands)   Print Mexican Chicken Casserole Ingredients2 Cups Shredded Cooked Chicken (I’ve used Canned Chicken in a pinch!) […]

Quick and Easy Salsa

quick and easy salsa

This is one of the easiest and tastiest salsa recipes you’ll ever come across! The fact that it comes from a can means you can have it all year round! Print Quick and Easy Salsa Ingredients2 Cans Ro-tel Tomatoes with Peppers 1/2 onion cut into chunks Cilantro, to taste 1t minced Garlic 1/2 t Salt […]

Cheesy Chicken Mexican Dip

Cheesy, hot dip, chicken dip, Mexican dip

Happy day after Memorial day! It’s one of those holidays that just screams BBQ, grilling, fresh fruit and yummy dips…this is one of my family favorites. It’s a staple on game day in the fall, and a must have for picnics, potlucks and parties in the summer…did I mention easy? That too! This is what […]

My Favorite Rice Recipe

The BOMB rice

I am a HUGE fan of Alton Brown – I give him total credit for learning how to cook. I watched the shows and read the books…I think it was because he added the SCIENCE into the explanation of cooking. When you have an understanding of the basics, it’s easy to adapt them into more […]

Easiest Yummiest Potatoes Ever!

Yummy potatoes

Are you noticing a theme here? It seems I have a thing for EASY recipes. I don’t deny that at all – but when a recipe is THIS good? Simple is better. I learned this from a friend, and it’s been one of my husband’s favorites. It’s NOT the healthiest dish, but you can make […]

Mexican Chicken Casserole

This is a re-post of a recipe I created a few years ago – its gotten a lot more mileage since then thenks to pinterest, and the awesome picture my friend Ali took when she tried it…enjoy! This is one of my family’s favorite dishes~and my most asked-for recipe… Photo, courtesy the lovely Ali (now […]

Summer Rerun – Lemon Ginger Cupcakes

One of my favorite Cupcake Recipes – Tastes like Spring!! Lemon Ginger Cupcakes 1 C plus 3 T sifted cake flour 1 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg 1/4 tsp. table salt 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/8 tsp. baking powder 3 oz. (6 Tbs.) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup granulated sugar […]

Chicky’s Quick (and fabulous!) Salsa

rotel salsa

This is a re-post of one of my favorite summer foods – this salsa is not just good with chips, but awesome on wheat thins, tacos, fajitas, just about anything! [print_this]Domestic Chicky’s Quick & Dirty Salsa 2 Cans Ro-tel Tomatoes, original (you can vary the heat by combining mild or hot), drained 1/2 onion (I […]