Simple Life, Simple Food, All Inspired by my Appalachian Roots

Recipes

Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

It’s Tuesday and Thanksgiving is only days away, but it’s a great day to go ahead and make the Cranberry sauce. It will take one thing off your plate on the big day. Cranberry sauce has been getting a bad rap lately. When made from […]

Southern Cast Iron Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread

Southern Cast Iron Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread

This classic southern cast iron skillet corn bread will become your go to side for all things warm and comforting this fall.

Authentic Diner Style Breakfast Potatoes

Authentic Diner Style Breakfast Potatoes

There is nothing that I love more than breakfast when it comes to food. Its hands down my favorite meal of the day. If I have to eat breakfast out I always try to find an old style diner. If it has a counter and […]

Grilled Greek Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Greek Chicken Kabobs

Wow it’s been awhile since I have had a moment of time to write a blog post. It has been a crazy year so far, work is crazy busy and baseball took up a good bit of my weekend writing time.It’s been a crazy week […]

Shrimp & Black Bean Pasta

Shrimp & Black Bean Pasta

his super easy and quick Shrimp Pasta will leave your guests wondering if it’s really low carb. A quick and easy dinner that will become your go to favorite regardless if you are watching your carbs or not.

Keto Breakfast Casserole

Keto Breakfast Casserole

Weekend Getaway Brunch for a Crowd We had a family and friends weekend getaway two weeks ago. 10 adults and 3 children in a huge lake house on beautiful Lake Lanier here in GA.Because cooking is relaxing for me I volunteered to do the majority […]

Heirloom Tomato & Blue Cheese Brunch Tart

Heirloom Tomato & Blue Cheese Brunch Tart

Spring is Getting Closer in the South Sundays are the perfect day for a great brunch. With Spring right around the corner the Alpharetta Farmers Market will soon be open. My favorite spring items are the tomatoes. I really love the fresh green tomatoes, but […]

Classic Grilled Cheese

Classic Grilled Cheese

Classic Grilled Cheese After having a spring like day this past Saturday, we are on to a cold rainy Wednesday.There is nothing better on a cold rainy winter like day than some hot comfort food. Simple is Often Better It’s funny how sometimes the simplest […]

Greek Salad Dressing

Greek Salad Dressing

Even though its still February, this weeks temperatures have seemed like spring. Thats got me looking for something lighter to make for dinner. This Greek salad dressing is going to do double duty. I’m going to whip up a fresh and quick greek salad. I […]

Super Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Super Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

My favorite way to make pulled pork is on my smoker, low and slow. After traveling the first of the week for my day job and then a day of jury duty, I don’t have the time. Not to mention that the polar vortex even […]