Sides

Kind of a Big Dill Potato Salad with petite red potatoes, bacon, eggs, and Claussen dill pickles.

This potato salad recipe is kind of a big dill. Remember your granny’s old fashioned potato salad? This is that–but all dressed up for a night out. You could call this dill potato salad fancy. But fancy in the sense of Reba McEntire’s 90s hit, Fancy. You know which song I’m talking about. That poor, coming of age country girl who slides into that satin dancin’ dress to “start movin’ uptown”

Pretty in Pink Summer Salad with cream cheese and marshmallows.

Beach days, pool parties, boat trips, and barbecues are what Florida living is all about. When summertime weather heats up, you’ve got to find ways to cool down. Okay, skinny dipping in the pool is quite refreshing, but if your neighbor Duckie is (coincidentally?) trimming his hedges again this weekend, you might want to go for this cold jello salad instead. Fluffy and fruity, my Pretty in Pink Summer Salad will have you feeling chill on the hottest days. Pretty

Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms with tomato sauce and basil

This Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms recipe transforms the humble mushroom into a tender, cheesy, bite-sized indulgence with all the flavors of an Italian classic: Chicken Parmigiana. There is a bit of prep work involved, but I’ve got your back. Simply follow these step-by-step instructions. I’ve included lots of photos and cooking tips to help make your time spent in the kitchen a breeze. These stuffed mushrooms are an impressive appetizer for any party, but since they’re

Traditional Mexican Tostadas with Refried Beans

My husband is finally happy again, thanks to these delicious Traditional Mexican Tostadas (and a tiny bit of effort on my part). It’s been a weird week with my husband being flat on his back for five days with the flu. Poor thing. You’d think I would have some sympathy, but there is only one minor problem: I wasn’t born with the sympathy gene! Take a look at these Traditional Mexican Tostadas.

Maple Sausage Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers with bacon on a white plate.

Now that’s hot. Jalapeño peppers stuffed and baked with maple sausage, cream cheese, sharp cheddar, and crispy bacon. Bring the heat to your next get-together. These delicious Maple Sausage and Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers are sure to turn your guests into fans! hot. Spice up your Super Bowl party by serving up these babies, and your guests will be huddled around your platter of delicious cream cheese Jalapeno Poppers until they’re gone (But don’t expect them

Cheesy Squash Casserole with Ritz Crackers topping.

For Thanksgiving this year, the fam and I packed up the car and headed north to go camping in a quaint and beautiful little town named Quitman, Georgia (Well that’s north for us since we live in Orlando, Florida). My sister asked me to bring a side dish to for the multi-family Thanksgiving feast, which is held around the campfire each year. This squash and cheddar casserole was a winner, winner, turkey dinner!

7-Up Salad with lime jell-o and marshmallows.

This retro, family-friendly 7-Up Salad dessert recipe was passed along to me by my dear mother-in-law. So, Gloria, we thank you for adding your special touch of sweetness into our world! sweet. To clarify, my husband demanded (for years) that I learn how to make this recipe which he grew up eating during the holidays. The lime jello, white marshmallow whip, and red cherries make this a beautiful Christmas side dish which also