I needed to make a side dish for a large get-together the other day, so I wanted something simple – something easy. I decided on roasted carrots – another delicious dish for vegetable haters. They were a hit! In fact, I overheard someone say, “I’ll never make regular cooked carrots again!” 5.0 from 2 reviews […]
After several very warm days, 50 degrees this morning felt quite brisk. Some creamy potato soup sounded really good, so I whipped some up for lunch and am sharing the recipe with you. Hope you enjoy! Cream of Potato Soup Print this recipe A creamy soup without the fattening cream. Serve with a salad […]
Have dinner waiting for you when you walk in the door. Easy, step-by-step instructions for cooking beans in a slow cooker.
Even though I’m technically not a southern girl (I grew up in the North) and never even touched a sweet potato until I was 26, when I need a good, filling meal, one of my favorites is sweet potatoes, pinto beans, and greens. Sweet potatoes can almost always be found on the table at Thanksgiving […]
I’ve been enjoying looking through all the recipes that Grandma has collected through the years. Here’s a Christmas bar recipe that I found on a 1952 newspaper clipping. I’ve made a few adjustments and noted them below. They were yummy! 🙂 Grandma’s Christmas Bars Print this recipe Crispy Rice and Almond Bars : Jennifer’s […]
When my grandpa passed, there were many things to deal with, one of which was going through my grandparent’s house full of stuff. While I wasn’t as involved in this task as much as other family members were, the little that I did do proved to be an emotional process. Some of the items that […]
Sorry for the absence lately. My grandfather passed away 2 1/2 weeks ago, and I brought my dear grandmother home to live with me. Alzheimer’s disease has cruelly stolen away many of her memories and normal mental functions. It’s painful to helplessly watch the confusion and frustration that she deals with every day, not to […]
Slipping on our rubber boots and grabbing a couple of optimistically-sized bowls, Sarah and I hiked down the driveway, across the side yard, and into the woods this evening to where a towering Hickory has claimed residence for many more years than we have lived here. Brushing aside the blanket of leaves we found quite […]
Comfort food without the guilt.
Does losing weight seem like an uphill climb? It doesn’t need to be. Come and enjoy a fun and informative weight-loss class that I will be teaching at the Taylor County Public Library in Campbellsville, KY October 13th through the 17th. The class is free and open to the public. In addition to learning simple […]