Apple Cider Oatmeal with Pecans

Apple Cider Oatmeal with PEcans

Three people in a house, three different ways to make oatmeal, and each believes their way is the only way. Dudette’s method is the easiest. Open a packet of Quaker Instant Oatmeal (maple and brown sugar is her favorite), pour it in a bowl, add …

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St. Louis Ribs with Tequila BBQ Sauce

St. Louis Ribs Tequila BBQ Sauce Recipe

So here’s the rule. If we’re at a shindig and we head over to the dessert table and there are tons of layer cakes, pies, tarts, candies and pastries, yet just one single, solitary slice of any flavor cheesecake left, you leave the cheesecake alone. …

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Spicy Gingerbread Twigs

Spicy Gingerbread Twigs Recipe

So here we are almost a full week into December and only twenty days away from Christmas. Wreaths are appearing on doors, lights are twinkling in windows and cookie cutters are being pulled out from the back of the cupboard. Ah, the cookies. So, so …

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Hoagie Rolls

Hoagie Rolls Recipe

I am one of those bizarre women who don’t like shopping. I avoid the mall like the plague and consider trips to Walmart and Target a form of torture. Grocery shopping is the exception. I love wandering through the aisles, looking at all the amazing …

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Moravian Chicken Pie

Moravian Chicken Pie Recipe

I live on the outskirts of a little town called Bethania. Founded in 1759, it is the only remaining independent, continuously active Moravian village in the southern United States. Bethania is quaint, it is quiet and it is beautiful. In addition to a visitor’s center that …

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

Chewy Sugar Cookies Recipe

So, what’s your favorite cookie? Does the one up there make you drool or is it too plain Jane for you? The one that tops the charts for me is a soft, chewy oatmeal raisin cookie, especially when the raisins are the golden variety.   My …

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Arnold Palmer Slushie

Arnold Palmer Slushie

So, I was looking for this recipe on Good Housekeeping’s website (it’s not there yet), and almost got distracted by a blurb on their front page about what the Gerber baby looks like today. I resisted because I knew that if I started heading down that road, …

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Beef Marsala Stew

Beef Marsala Stew Recipe

I’m curious; what’s your normal knock-around-the-house wear during winter? Do you dress for show from nice shoes to coiffed hair even if you’re not expecting visitors? Or are you at the other end of the spectrum; opting for comfort in barely-decent sweats, ratty sweater and …

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Beefy Tortellini Skillet

beef tortellini skillet - The Tasty Hub

Here we are, a mere four days before Halloween. Are you ready? Candy bought? Fake spider webs draped across windows? Costumes at the ready? Other than the web thing (which I won’t do), I can say yes to all those questions, thank goodness. Sophie’s going …

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Asian Barbecue Chicken Wings

Asian BBQ Chicken Wings Recipe

I was at the grocery store the other day and ended up talking with a kid wearing a Wake Forest ball cap. Since Doug and I had just watched Clemson steal a win away from Wake in the final minute of the game, I mentioned it …

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