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

Side Dish

WV Hot Dog Slaw

WV Hot Dog Slaw

If you lived south of the fabled slaw line in West Virginia, you ate slaw on your hot dogs. This slaw was a favorite of many a generation in our home town at the baseball park and will soon become your go to for summer cookouts as well.

Brussel Sprouts with Butternut Squash

Brussel Sprouts with Butternut Squash

This oven roasted Brussel sprouts with butternut squash side dish is loaded with all of the wonderful fall flavors. Fresh cranberries, apples, pecans and bacon. It makes a great side for a fall weekend dinner or a great addition to your Thanksgiving table.

Easy Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Easy Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Fall Has Arrived in the South Fall has finally made an appearance here in the south as the temperatures dipped into the low 50’s today. That can only mean one thing. That my favorite holiday is right around the corner.   Thanksgiving has always been […]