Tag: diced tomatoes

Shrimp and Grits

When it comes to Southern cuisine, what could be more iconic than Shrimp and Grits? They have been thought of as the ultimate classic dish in the South for years. Shrimp and Grits can now […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The History Behind Chili

The history behind chili is a murky history of the past. One thing I can certainly assure you of friends, our favorite fall tailgate food surely did not originate in any part of Mexico by any means. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cincinnati Chili Recipe and it’s many "Ways"

In the Roaring Twenties,  a new star would emerge on the food menu of the Cincinnati-based Empress Lunch Room owned by Greek immigrants Tom and John Kiradjieff, that recipe is what has been known for 90+ […]

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 […]

Dorot Herbs Helps Make Sopa de Albondigas a cinch #AD

One of the things I adore about Dorot Herbs is they are so simple and easy to use. Dorot herbs always seem to bring my dinners to an entirely new level. Dorot provides the perfect […]

Hunter-Style Chicken {Chicken Cacciatore }

Hunter-Style Chicken {Chicken Cacciatore } looks very impressive on the dinner table, but really it’s so simple and easy to make. All you’ll need to make this delicious tasting Hunter-Style Chicken is chicken thighs, flour, olive […]

Cajun-Inspired Penne Pasta, and Bold, Bright, Summer Giveaway

A  bold, bright, summer is right around the corner and I want to share a simple to make, fun, Cajun-Inspired Penne Pasta, and Bold, Bright, Summer Giveaway sponsored by Mezzetta. This Cajun-Inspired Penne Pasta is made with […]

Mexican Rice with Corn

Mexican Rice with Corn is a flavorful yet simple and utterly delicious Mexican-Inspired recipe that pairs well with almost any of your favorite Mexican Dishes; combining long grain rice with fresh green bell peppers, red bell […]

Spaghetti  with Meatballs Florentine #PublixVivaItaliaSale + Giveaway

My family recipe for Spaghetti with Florentine Meatballs is so easy to make, combining a simple pasta sauce made with Hunts Tomato Sauce®, Hunts Tomato Puree®, diced tomatoes, garlic, onion and garden fresh herbs, labeled […]

Cheesy Grits with Andouille Sausage and Cajun Red Gravy

Cheesy Grits with Andouille Sausage and Cajun Red Gravy is a welcoming meal to any Southern Soul from the Deep South; made with the Southern-Style cheesy grits,  Cajun Red Gravy made from the Holy Trinity, […]

Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Making delicious fresh Guacamole dates back to the ancient Aztecs; the Guacamole then was very similar to what you might make in your own kitchen in this day and age. The more traditional Homemade Guacamole […]

Creamy Homemade Mexican Tomato Soup

My signature Creamy Homemade Mexican Tomato Soup is hands down the best homemade tomato soup I have ever tasted in my life. Made with organic tomato purée, organic diced tomatoes, roasted red peppers, fresh garlic, […]

Cajun Flavored Hoppin’ John

New Years Day is nearly here and there are some Southern Traditions I plan to uphold; one of them being Cajun Hoppin’ John along with a few other delicious Old Southern traditions. Hoppin John like most Southern […]

Mexican Meatball Soup – Sopa de Albondigas

Mexican Meatball Soup – Sopa de Albondigas is pure Mexican comfort food made with love, then ladled in a favorite bowl to be enjoyed on a cold day. This fabulous soup centers around the famous Mexican Albondigas […]

Tomato Basil Soup with Asiago recipe

This delicious recipe for Tomato Basil Soup with Asiago & Bacon will take the average Tomato soup to an entirely new level of delicious warmth in your belly on these cold winter months combining San […]

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone is a delicious, hearty, thick soup of Italian origin made with common ingredients such as beans, onions, celery, carrots, vegetable stock, and tomato, pasta or rice. There is no recipe set in stone for Minestrone, […]

American Goulash – American Chop Suey

This delicious comforting dish named American Goulash, aka American Chop Suey, aka Beef and Macaroni, has simple, economical, filling ingredients such as lean ground beef, green bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and seasoned with herbs that […]

Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce are so darn good, you may want to make 2 batches of this Delicious Chicken Mexican goodness wrapped in fresh corn tortillas with fabulous homemade red sauce, a hint of […]

Creamy Shrimp and Grits

Creamy Shrimp and grits are a deliciously iconic, Southern masterpiece, a wonderful cheesy comfort food, topped with a creamy sauce and succulent Gulf shrimp; cooked to perfection, combining a little old Southern tradition with a ton of […]

Chunky Italian Pasta Sauce & Sweet Sausage

Perfect Chunky Italian Pasta Sauce & Sweet sausage has layers upon layers of delicious flavor. A thick rich, sauce that’s perfect for penne, rigatoni, or mostaccioli pasta. Made with quality Italian Sweet Sausage, onions, peppers, zucchini, […]

Maque Choux

Maque Choux has always been one of my favorite traditional dishes of Southern Louisiana; combining sweet corn, bell pepper, onion, garlic, celery, tomato, thyme, Crystal hot sauce and spices with a rich cultural background of Creole and American […]