Tag: Black pepper

Israeli Couscous Salad

Israeli Couscous Salad is one of those salads you can pretty much enjoy year around, combining simple ingredients such as Israeli Couscous, chickpeas, tomatoes, minced garlic, fresh parsley, roasted red peppers, red onion, kosher salt, ground black […]

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, […]

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, […]

Cauliflower Broccoli Cheese Soup

It’s becoming that wonderful time of the year again, where I crave the warm deliciousness of Cauliflower Broccoli Cheese Soup that’s simmered to perfection and layered with simple flavors of Cauliflower. broccoli, onions, celery, carrots, chicken […]

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 […]

Swedish Meatballs {Crock-pot Recipe}

The Best Swedish Meatballs that I have had, are slowly cooked in a Crock-Pot and smothered in the most amazingly delicious rich and creamy gravy you can make.  These Swedish meatballs are so flavorful is almost […]

Creamy Spinach Dip Recipe

This deliciously Creamy Spinach Dip pairs so well with your favorite crackers, crunchy tortillas, crusty bread, or even thick-cut potato chips; it makes it perfect for any potluck or gathering. A simple to make dip recipe, […]

Spicy Asian-Style Broccoli

Spicy Asian-Style Broccoli is a deliciously simple dish made from broccoli spears tossed with soy sauce thinly sliced fresh garlic, soy sauce, chili pepper flakes, sweet rice vinegar, sesame oil, and a hint of brown […]

Penne with Blackened Chicken, Asparagus, and Cherry Tomatoes

Penne pasta, blackened chicken, roasted asparagus, and cherry tomatoes covered in a thick, rich, creamy alfredo sauce really make this Penne with Blackened Chicken, Asparagus, and Cherry Tomatoes recipe such a deliciously flavorful dish for […]

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Recipe

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are one of those spicy to die for yet surprisingly healthier recipes,  a wonderful combination of cauliflower coated in a deliciously crispy batter, then baked and tossed in a homemade Buffalo Sauce to create a […]

Southern-Style Bourbon Meatballs Recipe

These delicious boozy Southern-style Bourbon Meatballs are going to be the hit of your next gathering; be ready for people to immediately run over to the meatballs on the buffet table and beg for this […]

Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp Recipe

This recipe for Crab Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp Recipe is all about decadent tasting baked jumbo shrimp generously stuffed with a delicious crab filling all sitting pretty in a delicious butter sauce, every bite is delicious. […]

Chickpea Salad Recipe

This delicious tasting easy to make Chickpea Salad combines all of my favorite organic garden fresh vegetables in one fabulous easy recipe. The chickpeas are combined with zucchini,  vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced green onions, sweet yellow bell […]

French Wines and Vegetable Tian Recipe

There are a few things I look forward to in the summer; hot summer days, cool summer nights, and Bastille Day. Bastille Day is the common name given to the French National Day, which is […]

Panzanella With Mozzarella and Herbs

It’s tomato season, my favorite time to pick perfectly ripe, taut and juicy tomato specimens right off the vine. However, there is always a few overripe, extremely juicy counterparts hanging out among the bunch. Panzanella With Mozzarella […]

Sour Cream and Dill Potato Salad

Sour Cream and Dill Potato Salad is one of the Easiest potato salads ever. Made with small new potatoes, spring onions, pimentos, sour cream, mayonnaise,  and fresh dill weed from the herb garden. No summer gathering is […]

Southern-Style Egg Salad

The perfect Southern-Style Egg Salad starts with a blend of creamy and slightly crunchy textures coming together with bright, fresh flavors. It’s not even particularly fancy, there are no special secret ingredients just old-fashioned goodness piled on top […]

Pastitsio – Greek Lasagna

Pastitsio – Greek Lasagna is one of my childhood favorites made with comforting layers of long tubular pasta, a delicious homemade Mediterranean meat sauce spiced with ground cinnamon, allspice, cloves,  nutmeg, this classic Greek dish is […]

Southern-Style Bean Salad

This sweet yet Tangy Southern-Style Bean Salad is the perfect side dish for potlucks, Church gatherings, and family picnics. It’s a super easy recipe to make; combining fresh flash steamed green beans, kidney beans, black-eyed […]

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 […]

Lemony Tarragon Chicken Salad

Lemony Tarragon Chicken Salad it has a clean fresh taste, with a positive upside; Lemony Tarragon Chicken Salad is so easy to make in a matter of minutes; combining  diced chicken breast meat, freshly roasted […]

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing is a beautiful minty colored green blast from the past made with plain Greek yogurt, buttermilk, Duke’s mayo, chervil, chives, anchovy, tarragon, lemon juice, and freshly ground pepper. It’s perfect for your […]

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 […]

Cowboy Caviar {Black-eyed Pea Salsa} aka Texas Caviar

Cowboy Caviar {black-eyed Pea Salsa} aka Texas Caviar is the delicious Southern cousin of Mexican Black Bean Salsa made with black-eyed peas, sweet corn, diced red plum tomatoes, chopped spicy jalapeño peppers, crisp celery, diced cucumber, […]

Purple Potato Salad Recipe

This vibrant looking Purple Potato Salad is Easy to make and deliciously gorgeous to look at on the dinner table; made from a spectacular tasting colorful medley of small purple potatoes, new potatoes, small red […]

Spicy Penne Pasta with Andouille Sausage

This Cajun flavored Spicy Penne Pasta with Andouille Sausage is made with pure Southern love combining penne pasta, grilled Andouille sausage, a deliciously creamy cheese sauce, diced tomatoes with chiles, Roasted Red Peppers, onions, fresh garden […]

Broccoli Apple Salad 

Crisp broccoli, Pink lady apples, celery, cranberries, raisins, shredded carrots, and sunflower seeds come together to make an amazing salad with delicious flavors and various textures. The creamy dressing on top makes this Broccoli Apple […]

Green Gumbo, Gumbo z’herbes

Gumbo z’herbes is  a tricky and controversial subject to many, ask any five people who insist they know what Gumbo z’herbes is, or exactly how Gumbo z’herbes is made, and you’ll get at least 5 or […]