…krave-worthy Krispy Kreme Kroutons!

....krunchy krispy kreme kroutons

Krispy Kreme “Kroutons” are a fun treat by themselves, but floating in boiled custard to enjoy at the bottom of your cup is good, too!

What time is it? Muscadine time….

Muscadine Grape & Gingersnap Crisp on Flavor, NC

One of my favorite things about the arrival of fall would be grapes! Muscadine grapes…. native to the south grapes. We know, as they turn into those sweet little balls of deliciousness and ripen into nature’s candy, that fall is on our doorstep. And for those of us who are drained by the heat and… Continue reading What time is it? Muscadine time….

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!

Speaking of tomatoes, fried green ones…

A few years ago while food styling and creating recipes at Our State Magazine, I had the opportunity to create some “sauces” for Fried Green Tomatoes!  We Southerners know summertime isn’t complete without enjoying this tangy fried treat. OK, I’m sure some folks may coat and bake them, but Wendy don’t play that with some… Continue reading Speaking of tomatoes, fried green ones…

Toasted Sesame Cucumber Butter Spread

Toasted Sesame Cucumber Butter Spread

Featured in Carolina Country Magazine Summer 2017 Cucumbers… such a simple thing that can be enjoyed in so many ways!  You’re just going to love this toasted sesame cucumber butter spread/dip… a fun outdoor gathering recipe to eat with crackers and toast points, and as a dip with veggies for all the keto folks in… Continue reading Toasted Sesame Cucumber Butter Spread

Browned Butter Orange-Scented Strawberry Chess Pie!

Browned Butter Orange-Scented Strawberry Chess Pie …a fresh new way to enjoy a Southern classic!

Easter Basket of Goodies! “3 Karat” Gluen Free Carrot Cupcakes with Pineapple Whipped Cream-Cream

...make as cupcakes, mini cupcakes or layer cake!

To be sure it can’t be Easter week already! But alas, tis true… so time to throw together something tasty for all our favorite little (and big) bunnies. Lately, I’ve found myself concocting more and more gluten-free delights. About a year ago, my bestie Giny was thrust into the GF world by her doc with… Continue reading Easter Basket of Goodies! “3 Karat” Gluen Free Carrot Cupcakes with Pineapple Whipped Cream-Cream