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Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a simple recipe to make for your family when you’re craving some comfort food. Our youngest grandson really likes this dish, as I’m sure our other grandchildren would, too. It’s very kid-friendly to make as well. Allow children …

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

I like to make Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts during the holidays. They make great gifts for your loved ones, especially those on your list who enjoy eating black walnuts. Living in SE Kansas, I’m very familiar with black walnut trees, which are native to …

Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits

Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits

This recipe for Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits can be made on weeknights in any season of the year, but it’s especially nice in the winter months when you need a little comfort food. Quick and Easy. Spicy and Cheesy. And yummy!  I worked on …

Most Popular Recipes of 2021

Most Popular Recipes of 2021

With the end of a year, I like to look back and take “inventory” on my recipes, if that makes sense. In regard to the Most Popular Recipes of 2021, you might guess that a lot of these recipes are “Comfort Foods” that I love. But …

Orange Cream Scones with Currants

Orange Cream Scones with Currants

This recipe for Orange Cream Scones with Currants is an adaptation of my English Scone recipe that is very similar, and yet I have been turning to this recipe more and more this past year. My daughters love the light orange flavor, and I do …

Smoky Pimento Cheese Balls

Smoky Pimento Cheese Balls

Here’s an easy recipe to make Smoky Pimento Cheese Balls when you need finger foods for a party. The holidays will often call for a night of finger foods, especially when it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve. I’ve made these cheese balls for a …

Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake

Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake

I made this Creamy New York-Style Cheesecake for Christmas this year and my family went wild. My husband loved it so much he fussed when I tried to share slices of it with our family. But he survived. Good food is meant to be shared. …

Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies

Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies

This recipe for Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies is perfect for the holidays and are especially sweet for tea parties! Sometimes referred to as Russian Tea Cakes or even Mexican Wedding Cakes, they are essentially butter cookies with chopped nuts (in this case pecans) and covered …

Tiramisu with Cream Cheese

Tiramisu with Cream Cheese

Tiramisu with Cream Cheese is a delicious recipe to try the next time you serve an Italian dinner for your family! Although not exactly traditional to this classic Italian dessert due to the use of cream cheese instead of mascarpone, it’s very close to traditional. …

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables is a delicious recipe to make for your family for Sunday dinner or special occasion. Prepare the chicken the night before, then bake for a juicy, rich, and oh so yummy dinner! The seasoned root vegetables are roasted to tenderness …