Cajun Gravy (Copycat Popeye’s)

Tired of that powdered gravy mix? This recipe takes just a little bit of time to make, but it is SO worth it. This is a Cajun Gravy Copycat Popeye’s recipes and it is amazing! Servings: Plenty Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons minced green bell …

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Pumpkin Bread

Growing up my Granny, my Mom’s mom, was the best cook in my family. She always had banana nut bread or pumpkin bread stocked up in the freezer and any time I was walking out the door, she’d tell me to stop by the freezer and grab some bread to bring home. Ugh! How I …

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Andouille Cajun Dressing

This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to try something other than the Apple Cornbread Dressing that I normally make. I found one from Emeril. I tweaked the recipe just a tad and was so glad I made it. Everyone loved it. It is a bit spicy, so if you like spicy then great. If not, …

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Sausage Balls

Sausage Balls have become part of our Christmas tradition. This Sausage Ball recipe is one that my Grandfather started making back before I was even born! An in law of ours brought this recipe to our family. My Granddad loved it, but tweaked it a bit through the years. We made them every Christmas. I’ve …

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Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Lately I’ve been in a cookie making mood. I love these cookies that have chocolate chips, rice crispy cereal, and toffee bits. Such a yummy combination and a fun way to mix up your everyday chocolate chip cookie. The toffee bits add a flavor punch and crunch, along with the rice crispy cereal that adds …

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Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins

Here’s another old recipe that I thought I’d share again since it’s one of the items on my Fall Food Bucket List. I have had a craving for apples and oatmeal lately. I decided to make these Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins. These turned out so good and I think they’re my second favorite muffins! Aren’t …

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

This is a post that I posted on my old blog back 5 years ago maybe. I will never forget though Rob’s reaction to this recipe was “where has then been all my life?!?!” I’ve wanted to make the dip again, but my family just really isn’t big dip eaters. I have used the leftovers …

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Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites

I recently wrote about being burnt out with all the same recipes. I’ve been on a quest to find and tweak new recipes. Today I have a great one for ya! Get this! Spicy Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites! If you’re not too into Spicy or it bothers your stomach, feel free to leave out the …

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Asian Chicken Wings

My family always enjoys the boneless wings that I make, but this summer I decided to try something a little different. I checked out a great grill book from the library and found lots of great recipes in in it. These Asian Chicken Wings are so delicious. They are good served with your favorite rice …

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Spicy Barbeque Sliders

This Spicy BBQ recipe is so amazing and easy. I love throwing a pork shoulder in the oven with just a few other ingredients. This time I made the BBQ and made them into Spicy Barbeque Sliders to switch it up a little. My guys love to put down some sliders and how can they …

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Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter

Corn is always a go to side dish for my family. So I’m always in search of ways to make it differently. This Grilled Corn with Jalapeno-Lime Butter is now one of my favorites! Servings: 6 Prep Time: 5 minutes + chill time for butter Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened 2 …

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs {Crockpot}

Last year for Drew’s homecoming dinner, a group of his friends were meeting up for pictures and dinner at a friend’s house. My responsibility for the meal was to bring an appetizer. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs in the crockpot is what I finally decided to try. They turned out great and were quite a hit with …

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Banana Nut Bread Muffins

My Granny was one of the best cooks around. One of my favorite things she made was her banana nut bread. When I started making the bread, I decided I’d like them to easier to eat on the go, so I made them into muffins. Just as good, just easier to eat on the run. …

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Servings: about 2 dozen Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups quick-cooking oats 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup butter, softened not melted 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed …

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Pecan Pie Bars

This is one of the first recipes I made after starting my sharing recipes on my blog. I haven’t made it in years, but finally decided to make it this year for Thanksgiving. Servings: 36 Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Ready In: 50 Minutes Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed …

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Breaded Chicken & Garlic Butter Sauce

Looking for a little fancier chicken recipe? Maybe for a nice date night just you and your sweetie. Or you’re just tired of the same old chicken recipes. My family adores this Breaded Chicken & Garlic Butter Sauce recipe. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Breaded Chicken: 4 chicken breasts …

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Crockpot Honey Garlic Lil’ Smokies

Y’all, as you may have noticed I have been in such a cooking slump lately. I just have no excitement or desire to cook and it seems that when I do get in the kitchen, nothing turns out the way I imagined it would. Anyone else feel my pain here? However, I do have a …

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Peach Cobbler Dumplins

The other night I had some leftover peaches that needed be gobbled up before they went bad, so decided to take my Apple Dumplin recipe and use the peaches and turn it into Peach Cobbler Dumplins…to. die. for! Servings: 16 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 can crescent rolls 4-5 yellow …

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Philly Cheesesteak Roll-Ups

It’s been awhile since I’ve come up with a new variation to my yummy roll-ups. The other night I had a serious craving for Philly Cheesesteaks, but we didn’t have any buns. Then, it occurred to me that I could make Philly Cheesesteak Roll-Ups. These were so delicious and since it was soccer practice night …

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Monterey Chicken {Chili’s Copycat Recipe}

I posted this on my old blog way back in 2009, but recently made it again and decided to post it here. This Monterey Chicken is similar to the one that Chili’s serves. It’s got bacon, cheese, and BBQ sauce which creates lots of layers of flavor. You wouldn’t think something this good would be …

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