Category: Winter Menu

Tuscan Vegetable and Bean Soup

Tuscan Vegetable and Bean Soup is a favorite of the cold weather season. Hot, comforting, and packed with amazing flavor to make you smile on a chilly day. Who doesn’t love a hearty bowl of delicious warm soup this time […]

Hashbrowns and Cheese Steak Casserole

Hashbrowns and Cheese Steak Casserole made with Simply Potatoes® Hashbrowns couldn’t get any easier on a busy work night. You are totally going to fall in love this flavorful easy to make meat and potatoes casserole that almost […]

Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken is a Southern staple on our table all year round, and lovingly served on several occasions; whether it be a family meal, a church potluck, or even a wedding.  In other words, we just […]

Southern-Style Tomato Mac and Beef

This classic Southern-Style Tomato Mac and Beef Recipes are one of the most delicious, easy to make, flavorful meals from Southern-American childhoods, made with hearty ground beef, organic tomatoes, green bell peppers, sweet onions,  a […]

Seafood Manicotti with Shrimp

Traditional Seafood Manicotti with Shrimp is one of my favorite traditional Christmas Eve dishes, and how can it not be? Pasta that’s decadently filled to the brim with succulent shrimp, creamy ricotta cheese, Organic Parmesan cheese […]

Avgolemono – Greek Lemon and Egg Soup with Orzo

Avgolemono – Greek Lemon and Egg Soup with Orzo is a timeless classic Greek comfort food at it’s finest. Its hearty flavors make it the perfect winter meal combining homemade chicken broth, shredded chicken, orzo, […]

Easy To Make Hamburger Soup – Poor Man’s Soup

My recipe for Easy To Make Hamburger Soup aka Poor Man’s Soup is so simple and deliciously affordable to make. You’ll love the idea of being able to combine simple ingredients you already have on hand to […]

Traditional Meatballs { Italian-American Recipe}

Traditional Meatballs are a deliciously tender and flavorful recipe that will have your meatball fans coming back each time for more. These meatballs are made with love out of lean ground beef, quality ground pork, […]

Louisiana Crawfish Boil

Making a deliciously messy Cajun Crawfish Boil is considered a fine art to many Louisiana folk. Family, friends and next door neighbors will gather outdoors around newspaper-covered picnic tables, sipping on a cold beer, peeling […]

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 […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic is so simple and delicious it’s almost ridiculous. The ingredient list is minimal Brussel sprouts, red onions, smoky bacon, olive oil, honey, and sweet balsamic. You can easily […]

Easy Peasy Pepperoni Pizza Rolls with RAGÚ® Homestyle Sauce

Easy Peasy Pepperoni Pizza Rolls with RAGÚ® Sauce comes together in almost no time at all; made with Crescent rolls, deli sliced sandwich pepperoni, sliced provolone cheese, crisp green bell peppers, and RAGÚ® Homestyle sauce, […]

Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage

This hearty and delicious tasting Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage is perfect for chasing away the wintertime blues. Made with some of the South’s favorite ingredients such as; smoked sausage, 15 different beans, fresh […]

HEARTY WEDDING SOUP – MINESTRA MARITATA Recipe

Hearty Wedding Soup-Minestra Maritata is traditionally served in Italian homes during the holidays; such as Christmas, New Years, and even Easter. It’s the delicious combination of meats, vegetables, and broth is how it become known […]

WALDORF CHICKEN SALAD RECIPE

Waldorf Chicken Salad recipe is a delicious update to the original New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel’s recipe for Waldorf Salad combining Dukes mayonnaise, Greek Plain yogurt, lemon juice, diced chicken breast, Honeycrisp apples, seedless  sliced Globe grapes, […]

Holiday Fudge Brownies with Pomegranate Recipe and DIGIORNO® RISING CRUST® Pizza

I’m not even going to lie the Holidays completely exhaust me, between figuring out what to eat on busy days, Holiday parties, what to take to the Holiday parties, Secret Santa gifts for the office, and […]

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 […]

Perfect Every Time Pot Roast Recipe

A  deliciously tender Perfect Every Time Pot Roast Recipe is hard to come by these days; but I have one to share with you today, made with a quality marbled Chuck roast, tender seasonal root […]

Southern Chocolate Gravy with Bacon

Southern Chocolate Gravy with Bacon is a decadent delicious gravy made from simple budget-friendly ingredients such as bacon drippings or butter, all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, sugar, milk,  a pinch of salt, and smoky crumbled bacon […]

Easy to make Holiday Pumpkin Bread with Dollar General

The Holidays are stressful enough without adding undue frustration to them by going crazy in the kitchen or spending a ton of unnecessary cash on ingredients you can find right at your local Dollar General Store.I […]

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, thick, chunky homemade pasta sauce, delicious meatballs, and the cheesiest […]

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 […]

Bratwurst Cheddar Potato Soup

One of the things I love about fall and winter is the endless variety of soups is, not only do they taste fantastic but warm my belly and soul on a chilly Fall day. Bratwurst Cheddar Potato […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel and Walnuts

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 […]

The Best Lasagna Soup

Mention a Homemade Lasagna and all I can think of are the wonderful layers and layers of pasta, slowly simmered homemade sauce, quality lean meats, creamy whole milk ricotta, fresh Italian herbs, and molten hot […]

Easy to make Sausage & Cream Cheese Crescents

This recipe for Easy to make Sausage & Cream Cheese Crescents has floated around the South for years. I got it from my Sister-in-law Angie the day of my niece Katelynn’s wedding. You can make […]

Southern-Style White Beans and Ham

Nothing quite adds a little Southern goodness in your mouth like a big ole pot of slowly simmered Southern-Style White Beans and Ham topped with fresh sliced garden fresh green onions, diced jalapeño peppers, and served […]

The Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

The Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe by Robin Chapman has taken the Pinterest nation of pinners hostage and refuses to let go of them anytime soon. I’ve watched the Mississippi Pot Roast craze for over four-plus years, it’s […]

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, […]