Chicken-Pumpkin Tacos

It’s the time of the year when the stores are full of pumpkin spice this and pumpkin spice that.  Of course you can’t forget the pumpkin spice lattes.  Which, for the record, I do not drink.  I can’t help it, I have never liked the taste. When most people think of eating pumpkin they think Read More …

Squash and Zucchini Salsa

Everyday I pick a basket full of squash and zucchini.  Even though these are two of my favorite vegetables, I do run out of ways to prepare them. The other day I decided that I was going to get creative and make squash and zucchini salsa. I remembered how the chef at one of the Read More …

Asian Pork Tacos

Since it’s Tuesday I thought it would be fun to share a “Taco Tuesday” recipe.  I cooked a Boston Butt in my crockpot the other day and had leftovers that needed to be eaten.  We were all getting a little tired of BBQ sandwiches, so I decided that I would use the leftover shredded pork Read More …

Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispy Treats

The other day I stopped by one of my local grocery stores, Food Lion.  I only stopped to get a block of Mozzarella cheese.  Well someone had done a great job of making one of the end of the aisle displays very appealing.  It was full of all things pumpkin spice. Well, this bottle of Read More …

Summer Garden Cobb Salad

by Bevin Fink  I don’t know about you but when the weather heats up I don’t feel like cooking.  Summers in the South can be brutal.  The humidity can be so high that when you step outside it  feel’s like you have walked into a sauna.  I have lived in the South all of my Read More …

Walnuts Soaked in Honey

The other night I decided to fix myself a bowl of ice cream.  The flavor I had in the freezer happened to be neapolitan.  I decided that this ice cream needed some toppings.  I rummaged through my pantry and found some mini chocolate chips and a bag of shelled, whole walnuts.  I decided that I Read More …

Yummy, Fruit Pizza

It. Is. So. Hot outside.  Even though it is hot as blue blazes, my sweet tooth has not burned out. Normally in the summer watermelon satisfies my sweet cravings, but I occasionally want something a little more filling.  Fruit pizza is perfect because the crust is a sugar cookie topped with sweetened cream cheese and Read More …

Three of My Favorite Things to Make With Carrots

In my opinion nothing says spring quiet like carrots.  I love carrots.  I love carrots so much that I put  them on the menu at my house a few times a week.  You can use them in soups, pot roasts, roast them, use them in stir fries, ferment them and even put them in a Read More …

Homemade Chips & Dip

We had a snow storm last week.  Here in North Carolina if it snows things close.  Schools close, businesses close, basically everything shuts down.  Being in the South, we do not get snow that much.  It is a nice break for most people.  Due to the rarity of playing in the snow I even give Read More …

The Best Pizza Recipe Ever!

I love pizza! Do you love pizza? To me, pizza is a comfort food.  It makes you feel good.  This happy feeling is probably because pizza is normally eaten at fun events.  Birthday parties, football watching parties, call up some friends to go and grab a pizza.  Yeah, I think it is safe to say Read More …