Apple Chicken Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Chicken Salad with Apples & Lemon Dressing

On occasion, I have opportunity to create recipes for all sorts of food companies.  Recipe development is my favorite thing to do of all the many things I do!  I have been fortunate to do this for LM Companies… a large produce distributor.  A while ago, they asked me to create some apple recipes for… Continue reading Apple Chicken Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Rustic Herbed Dressing With apples and cheddar

You know it’s fall when the aroma of baked apples and fresh herbs fills the air! Roasted pork, chicken — this stuffing makes just the right side dish. Or crisp up leftover dressing in the toaster oven for a banner breakfast with bacon, sausage and a drizzle o’ maple syrup!

Bacon-Stuffed Pork Loin With garlicy apple cider gravy

Ahhh, fall. Time for roasting and slow cooking flavors of the season. Low and slow is just right for lean pork loin … surrounded by bacon and salami for the moist fat needed to make it tender and juicy. This pork stuffed pork with garlicky apple cider gravy will make ya tummy happy!

Cinnamon Candy Apple Nut Brittle

Published in Carolina Country Magazine October 2019 YaY!  It’s finally NC State Fair week.  Most everyone loves the fair, for so many different reasons.  I have fond memories of fairs with friends during high school… fun dates… and taking my now 15-year-old nephew Wyatt in his younger years and loving every minute of glee in… Continue reading Cinnamon Candy Apple Nut Brittle

Candy Apple Slaw… fall in a bowl!

A fun fall slaw with red apples, toasted pecans and peanut brittle!

                    And just like that, it’s fall!  A few morns have dang near felt like we went from summer right into winter. Time to fire up those pig cookers around here in North Carolina and gather ’round friends and family. Each month, I create a couple… Continue reading Candy Apple Slaw… fall in a bowl!

Fall = Applesauce!

Apple Pie Spiced Slow Cooker Applesauce

Fall is in the air… well kinda sorta, now that fresh North Carolina apples are making their debut at farmers’ markets! And with that, comes comfort foods, like applesauce. Who doesn’t love that?  It makes such a quick and simple healthy side dish for so many things, including breakfast! What could start your day off… Continue reading Fall = Applesauce!