The Best of 2014

Thank you to all the people who visited and commented on my site throughout the year. I have compiled a list of the top eight most visited recipes for the year. 


Merry CHRISTmas


Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

This revolutionary way to make mashed potatoes will change how you cook them for ever. They are so easy and delicious you will wonder why you did not think of this before. Over the...


Eggnog Pound Cake #ChristmasWeek

Just when you thought pound cake couldn’t get any better. The addition of Eggnog makes this cake a natural holiday favorite. Welcome to Day Three of Christmas Week. This event is hosted by Kim...


Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie #Christmasweek

This irresistible Chocolate Chip Cookie is baked in a Cast Iron Skillet. It is the fastest and easiest way to enjoy a enormous Chocolate Chip cookie. Welcome to Day One of Christmas Week. This...


Slow Cooker Minty Delightfulls Hot Chocolate

Your slow cooker can work double duty for making hot drinks, and keeping them warm.  We turned Nestle Delightfulls with Mint into a warm and comforting Hot Chocolate. Simply omit the vodka to make it kid...


Slow Cooker Short Ribs Braised in Wine

These Short Ribs are ridiculously  delicious. They are even better a few days after you make them. If you can wait that long and not eat them. There are so many people who love...


Tuna Casserole

This traditional comfort food recipe is updated with a twist. We all know it is perfect for feeding large crowds. This recipe is creamy and delicious without the cream of anything soup. My mothers idea of...

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A Coastal Virginia Thanksgiving

As the alarm goes off this morning, I groggily reach out to hit the snooze button. It dawns on me as I do, today is Thanksgiving. I know that I still have so much...


Saint Catherine and Pecan Lace Cookies

These delicate yet elegant lace cookies look hard to make. Only you and I need to know how easy they are to make. The real trick to baking these crisp wafer-thin drop cookie is...