Bringing The Family Back to The Table

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Pappadew Potato Soup

Pappadew Potato Soup

It seems a life time ago but I use to own a restaurant.  Ohhh, the lessons learned from that experience.  The food was fantastic but the location was terrible.  You can be the world’s best chef but if you have a bad location then you […]

Homemade Chicken Noodle

Homemade Chicken Noodle

It seems that it would be easier to just buy Campbell’s.  Truth be told, it is easy to make it at home and it taste so much better than Campbell’s or any other canned Soup.  It is easy to open a can but are you […]

Hurricane Harvey’s Lamb and Beef Pasties

Hurricane Harvey’s Lamb and Beef Pasties

When they announced that Hurricane Harvey was coming on to the coast, I suddenly wanted something that would be a comfort to me.  I automatically wanted my mother’s English pasties but knew that I was going to have to use what I had and not […]

Texas Hamburger Steak

Texas Hamburger Steak

This is the quintessential recipe that is cooked in Texas homes everywhere. Everyone cooked this dish when I was a child.  Living in Texas has it’s own point of view and when the automobile companies in Detroit, Michigan started to lay off folks in the […]

Back To School Taco Pizza

Back To School Taco Pizza

Going Back to School is a busy and stressful day for Mom, Dad and the children.  From Morning to Evening it feels like you are stress is your master.  So the First Day of School needs an easy meal that will appeal to the both […]

Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

I know that the sauce at the store is convenient.  Convenient does not necessarily mean good for you.  Eliminating as many industry preservatives as you can helps your families health and helps, woman specific, to reduce weight and bloating. In the summer, we grow our […]

Good Ol’ Gumbo

Good Ol’ Gumbo

The food networks and the fancy chef’s want to make Gumbo a hard to make dish.  Just because you add seafood, as to your taste of ingredients, does not mean a recipe needs to be difficult.  It is an every day meal.  Once you realize […]

Old Fashion Chicken and Dumplings

Old Fashion Chicken and Dumplings

There is no debate on what the true recipe is for Chicken and Dumplings.  This recipe is the closest to what your Grandmother and her mother made.  My husband’s idea of chicken and dumplings is a bit askew as it has macaroni noodles in it.  […]

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

I love a dish that I can just throw together than refrigerate and serve a few hours later.  It comes in handy for the drop in guest too. There are times when I feel like I am caught off guard and it usually lands on […]

Lemon-Lime Soda Wings

Lemon-Lime Soda Wings

Buffalo and BBQ wings get to be boring or a same-O experience. I wanted to make something savory and taste so I applied a marinade someone had given me years ago for chicken with skin.  I barely buy chicken with bones and skin anymore unless […]