They say the world eats with their eyes. The eyes are the window to the soul but they haven’t been warmed from the inside out. The soup that I learned to cook in Barcelona, Spain is a game changer. It bubbles every memory I have on Spain and serves it on a spoon.
The hills are alive with the sound of music or maybe that is just me humming. I am not sure why a vegetable I used to hide under the table makes me so happy now. I remember rolling my brussels sprouts deep in a napkin. I would fold it in there and make the cough sound. It would fly into the napkin, and I would crush it as I tried to not let on to the destruction of the sprout in my fingers. What changed?
Why do I love brussels sprouts now?
I found a way to roast them and pair them with some of the sweetest and most savory flavors you can imagine. When you smell this side dish, you will think let’s just forget about dinner and dive into these.
When I make this recipe for my husband, I just leave out the cheese since he can only eat gluten free, dairy free, and egg free recipes. I also put the nuts on the side for my daughter. You see making dinner is always a game of who can eat what. This recipe is a fall favorite, and I dare say my youngest begs for it. I call that a win!
Sweet tea, sweet corn, mashed ‘taters & fried chicken. That was a traditional Sunday dinner for me growing up. Nothing fancy, nothing you couldn’t pronounce and nothing left over. I couldn’t wait to go to Granny’s house on Sunday’s just to eat ’til my belly popped.
I was about 10 years old when Granny taught me the secret to her fried chicken. Again, nothing fancy – but maybe a little unique. Granny’s secret fried chicken recipe used pancake flour. Aunt Jemima’s pancake flour to be exact. Continue reading
In an attempt to find more recipes with eggplant since they grow in such abundance I came across this one and decided to give it a try since it is both gluten free and dairy free. This eggplant salad recipe with lentils is very easy and looks stunning on your table. It is supposed to be a side but I served it as dinner since it was filling and we often eat salads for dinner. You could add grilled chicken also marinated in the balsamic marinade.
Is it just me or did the holidays just fly around the corner?! I mean really! I have signed up for so much this season too! I just do not have the time or the energy this season to be baking 1000 cookies or pie. I needed some Fast and Easy No Bake Dessert that I could make for all these events. I wanted to bring something different to each of them so I have made a list of 30 Fast and Easy No Bake Desserts that are amazing! I can now enjoy the holidays more and not worry about burning a pie or baking a ton of baggies filled with festive cookies!
Don’t get me wrong, I do love to bake. I just want a Fast and Easy No Bake Dessert option too! This list of 30 Fast and Easy No Bake Desserts does the trick! There is something for everyone too. If you are a chocolate lover or if you need a Gluten Free, Vegan option! We have it all.