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

Month: November 2018

Venezuelan Ponche Crema

Venezuelan Ponche Crema

Thanksgiving has come and gone. All of the leftovers have either been eaten, re-purposed and it’s time to move on to new flavor profiles. As much as I love Thanksgiving, it is time to move on. I am not a huge fan of leftovers. I […]

Southern Green Bean Casserole

Southern Green Bean Casserole

The Iconic Thanksgiving Side Dish This year an estimated 20 million people will make green bean casserole. The most famous version is the iconic version on the side of the Campbell’s cream of mushroom can.   Dorcas Reilly created the recipe in 1955 while working […]

Crispy Onion Straws

Crispy Onion Straws

If you caught my last post, you are well aware that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I’m like Will Ferrell in “Elf” when it comes to Thanksgiving. It is a holiday all about food and family.   Tonight I am making crispy onion straws for […]