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

Thanksgiving

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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]