Sautéed Green Beans With Mushrooms And Shallots

Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots is a crowd-pleaser. You may want to make a double batch. Here’s my fresh and delicious take on the standard baked green bean casserole. I’ve served these Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots several times, and always gotten rave reviews. In fact, the recipe was Read more…

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Sweet & Salty Candied Bacon Bites

Candied Bacon Bites are a delicious little nibble everyone will love – and they are so easy! A bite-sized version of my Brown Sugar Bacon recipe, these Candied Bacon Bites are always a hit. Sweet and salty with just a bit of kick, they are totally addictive. You’ll need a rimmed baking sheet and wire cooling rack to make candied bacon. Read more…

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Pecan Drop Cookies Recipe

Pecan Drop Cookies are always a HUGE hit – they taste just like pecan pie filling! Harris Ranch is a steakhouse and hotel that appears like a mirage in the middle of a bunch of agriculture land on the West Coast’s Highway 5. Those in the know settle in for a steak and then make Read more…

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Dynamite Salmon Appetizers

Dynamite Salmon might be my favorite appetizer – gorgeous, easy to prep, served room temperature and delish! What else can you ask for? This Dynamite Salmon appetizers recipe is inspired by one of my favorite dishes at a local sushi restaurant. The chef there makes the recipe with crab stick (did you know fake crab Read more…

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Real Deal Dutch Hot Chocolate

Dutch Hot Chocolate is the Cadillac of hot cocoa. You’ll want to keep this simple recipe handy all winter long. Let’s start with the basics: you can’t make Dutch Hot Chocolate without Dutch-processed cocoa powder, that’s rather key. The Dutch are serious about their chocolate. For those of you who maybe haven’t been quite so Read more…

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Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs Recipe With Bacon

Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs Recipe with Bacon is a perfect recipe for meal-prepping or for feeding a crowd without much effort. And it’s DELICIOUS. Have you wondered how to cook moist, flavorful boneless + skinless chicken thighs in the oven? It’s totally possible and really easy. The key is to use a wire rack on a rimmed baking Read more…

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Incredible Black-Eyed Peas

This Incredible Black-Eyed Peas recipe is packed with pork goodness and good luck – exactly what I want for next year! It’s traditional to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day in the Southern United States, which is thought to bring prosperity in the new year. The meal usually includes collard or mustard greens to symbolize Read more…

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Fresh Gluten Free Pasta

This Fresh Gluten-Free Pasta recipe from A Girl Defloured turns out perfect pasta every time! Cut it into spaghetti, fettuccine, or use sheets for lasagna.

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