Category: Christmas

Orzo Salad with Apples and Cranberries {Fall Harvest Orzo Salad}

Orzo Salad with Apples and Cranberries {Fall Harvest Orzo Salad} is a simple deliciously Fall inspired Salad that is perfect for the holidays and family gathering this season. Made with chilled Ozro, crisp gala apples, dried […]

Funeral Potatoes Recipe

Whether you’re hailing from Utah and refer to the recipe as Funeral Potatoes or a Southerner from Mississippi that calls it Hashbrown Casserole, this recipe is pretty darn delicious if you ask me or any of […]

Dill Pickle Dip

Mention Dill Pickle Dip to me and I will proclaim to you, is what dreams are made of on a warm spring day here in Mississippi. It’s that deliciously simple to make dip we love […]

Watergate Salad aka Pistachio Pineapple Delight

One of my all-time favorite desserts is the deliciously creamy green Watergate salad, often called Pistachio Pineapple Delight or Green Fluff dessert salad, made from about 7 ingredients such instant pistachio pudding, juicy pineapple, whipped […]

Dried Chipped Beef Dip Recipe

The Holidays are the time when we all bring out our cherished dips and appetizers and one of our families favorites is my deliciously creamy, slightly salty,  Dried Chipped Beef Dip Recipe made with dried […]

Baked Rotini and Meatballs Casserole

Baked Rotini and Meatballs Casserole is the comfort food of any pasta and cheese lovers dreams, made with our favorite quality pasta, the families favorite hearty, Y’all thick, chunky homemade pasta sauce, delicious meatballs, and the […]

Southern-Style Ambrosia Salad

Years ago, the decadent sweet iconic dessert Southern Ambrosia Salad would start as a simple 3 ingredient dessert recipe consisting of only freshly grated coconut, orange pulp or sliced oranges, and a bit of sugar, these days it […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel and Walnuts + Giveaway

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel and Walnuts has to be one of the best cheesecakes, I have made to this date, with a thick, rich, creamy mixture of cream cheese, pumpkin, caramel, and walnuts that are […]

Rice with Pigeon Peas { Arroz Con Gandules }

Rice with Pigeon Peas { Arroz Con Gandules } is one of my favorite Puerto Rican recipes usually served on Holidays and special occasions, made with long grain rice, Spanish tomato sauce, sofrito, pigeon peas, […]

Southern-Style Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Southern-Style Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole is one of the ultimate comfort food casseroles that I make, this one has absolutely no canned soup, is  made with chunky-style hashbrowns or shredded, deliciously mild cheddar cheese,  white sharp cheddar cheese, […]

Southern Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Southern Broccoli and Rice Casserole is a Southern favorite in our home and one of our most beloved recipes passed down from one generation to the next; made with long grain rice, fresh never frozen […]

Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie with Raspberries

Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie with Raspberries is so simple and easy to make; it’s actually a shame to call it an actual recipe. The fabulously rich recipe is all about decadent, fudgy, brownies, covered in […]

Horseradish Smashers – Mashed Potatoes

Horseradish Smashers are the mashed potatoes you have been dreaming about all these years. Mashed Potatoes delicately kissed with a hint of Horseradish flavor, half-and-half cream, and real butter to take your taste buds over […]

Citrus Sangria featuring Florida Blood Oranges

Citrus Sangria featuring Florida Blood Oranges is a remarkably refreshing and Delicious adult beverage featuring stunning Florida Blood Oranges, zesty lemons and sweet key limes with the finest Pinot Grigio and the famous Christian Brothers […]

How-to the perfect Herb Crusted Ribeye Roast Recipe

Delicious and Savory are my two favorite keywords that come to mind when I think of my Herb Crusted Ribeye Roast, utilizing a special Italian Herb Butter and Cheese recipe I whipped up just for the […]

Santa's Sugar Cookies

Santas Sugar Cookies are deliciously known in our house on Christmas Eve night  as the perfect snack for old St. Nick  and his faithful companion … laced with the hint of peppermint oil and crushed […]

Hashbrown Casserole from Scratch

This Delicious “Hashbrown Casserole”  is another blast from the past of the famous Casserole Queens of America usually made from frozen and pre-packaged ingredients. I have broken down the tasty and unfortunately somewhat unhealthy casserole […]

Chocolate Mint Holiday Cake

This beautiful Chocolate Mint Holiday Cake is a fantastic treat to serve special friends and guests at your Holiday gathering. You will find it to be sinfully moist from using quality olive oil.  The Chocolate Mint Holiday […]

Cajun Deviled Eggs

If you love Deviled Eggs and Spicy Cajun food you’re going to love my tempting twist on ordinary Deviled Eggs. Cajun Deviled Eggs are the perfect appetizer for your guests to nosh on before serving […]