This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Smithfield at Walmart. Read my full disclosure policy here. We just finished the most amazing meal. Sweet and spicy, fall-off-the-bone ribs. We’re talking finger-licking, three-napkin, slap-your-momma good. Once I finally figured out how to cook ribs — and it’s really not hard or even time consuming — they quickly […]

Just in time for Thanksgiving, I’m sharing a cranberry spiced tea recipe using Sweet’N Low® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #donthesitaste Read my full disclosure policy here. This cranberry spiced tea recipe is a cross between Russian tea and wassail, with a cranberry twist that makes it the perfect beverage to sip with […]

For as long as I’ve known him, my husband has talked about his grandmother’s homemade applesauce pie with a biscuit crust. It was his favorite dessert she made, but Grandma never wrote down the recipe. So no one has been able to replicate it exactly. For my husband’s birthday yesterday, I decided to try to make […]

Have you ever had European-style sipping chocolate? It’s like drinking melted chocolate. So good. This weekend, the weather turned cool and we started pulling our Christmas decorations out of the attic. And I got it in my head that I wanted some sipping chocolate, but made with white chocolate and an infusion of peppermint. I came […]

These chocolate chip pecan pie bars may be the best dessert I’ve ever made. And that’s pronounced PEE-can, by the way. Or at least it is in my southern kitchen. Words can’t describe how good these chocolate chip pecan pie bars are! Basically, it’s like you put a chocolate pecan pie on top of chocolate […]

How often is it that you find a meal that is suited for busy weeknights and Sunday family suppers? My easy chicken parmesan recipe is a quick-prep meal you can throw together after school or work, with little mess and little fuss. Thirty minutes later, you have a delicious dinner on the table. This baked […]

All good cooks have a few tricks up their sleeves. Maybe it’s a favorite recipe that tastes complicated and time consuming but is ridiculously easy to make. Maybe it’s a secret ingredient you’d never guess in a sauce or gravy. Or maybe it’s a shortcut from the grocery store shelves that is every bit as […]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeenBooed #HalloWINE #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. Read my full disclosure policy here. #BeenBooed #HalloWINE Are you familiar with the Halloween tradition of booing the neighbors? It’s a fun game […]

I just love Halloween: the decorating, the dressing up, the tricks and yes, the treats! This white chocolate Halloween party mix is one of my most requested recipe this time of the year. This month’s edition of Celebrations of Home seemed like the perfect time to share the party mix recipe and these cute-as-a-button printable labels. I’m […]

My husband and I have a deal. I cook, and he does the dishes. I’m kinda messy in the kitchen, so he loves it when I cook up a one-pot dinner. like this Tuscan Chicken Stew. Meals like this are easier for both of us, and they give us more time to sit around the […]