Blackberry-Thyme Pork Chops

In About, Cast Iron, Southern, Supper On August 26, 2014 0 Comments

This is a quick and easy week night meal.  Feel free to substitute any fruit and jam of your choice. Directions: Put 1 tablespoon olive oil in a… Read More »

DIY Healthy Granola

In Breakfast, DIY, Snacks On August 25, 2014 0 Comments

I love granola for breakfast but refuse to pay the prices they are asking at the grocery store these days, not to mention the additives they put in… Read More »

Easy Blueberry-Pecan Muffins

In Dessert, Southern, Sweets On August 18, 2014 0 Comments

This is a quick and easy muffin recipe.  Feel free to substitute the blueberries and pecans with your choice of fruit and nuts. Directions: Preheat oven to 375… Read More »

$8.00 Chair

In DIY, Treasure Hunt On August 17, 2014 0 Comments

I am always needing extra seating when I have family gatherings. I found this chair while junking for $8.00 and couldn’t pass it up.   I made the decision… Read More »

Brick Red Milk Paint Cabinet

In Blog, DIY, Treasure Hunt On August 8, 2014 0 Comments

We purchased a very small cottage in the North Georgia Mountains last year. It needed a tremendous amount of work but at a steal, we couldn’t pass it… Read More »

Annie Sloan Painted Chest of Drawers

In Blog, DIY, Treasure Hunt On August 7, 2014 0 Comments

Another one of my projects for the cabin. This piece is actually one of the first pieces of used furniture I purchased about 39 years ago. The front… Read More »

Aunt Willie Mae’s Easy Whole Wheat Bread

In Lunch, Southern On August 6, 2014 0 Comments

Would you like a tasty, quick and easy bread to serve with supper tonight? You have to try this recipe. It makes a great addition to any meal… Read More »

Sausage Gumbo Pot Pie

In Cajun, Cast Iron, Supper On August 5, 2014 0 Comments

We Southerners enjoy our gumbo in any shape, form or fashion. When I came upon a recipe for a pot pie version many years back, I had to… Read More »

Mamaw’s Roux

In Cajun, Cast Iron, How-To On August 4, 2014 2 Comments

Most recipe’s call for oil in there roux but my mother in law has always made it with just flour.  Her gravies and gumbo’s are out of this… Read More »

Cuban Black Beans

In Blog, Country, Main, Supper On August 3, 2014 5 Comments

My parents best friends were from Cuba and lived in Tampa, Fl.  We made trips to their home every few years and we always looked forward to being… Read More »

Beef Tips with Mushrooms

In Cast Iron, Main, Southern, Supper On July 23, 2014 2 Comments

I love to cook, but working a full time job, there are weeknights that I am just too tired to get into the kitchen and prepare our evening… Read More »

Eggplant Casserole

In Country, Course, Supper, Veggies On July 22, 2014 0 Comments

Easy and quick!  Great with baked chicken. Directions: Peel eggplant and cut into 1-2″ pieces.  Cover with water in a saucepan and boil until tender. Drain; reserving liquid…. Read More »