The snack that satisfies..when you’re home all day and want to eat EVERYTHING

OK.  The struggle is real.  All this time at home can lead to raiding the fridge and pantry.  For me, the 4:00 hour is tough.  My lunch has worn off, and I'm thinking about what to make for dinner, so I'm hungry.  And as I'm thinking and looking....I'm snacking. Next thing you know, I've eaten...

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Homemade Chicken Pot Pie (Comfort Food!)

Listen.  There is nothing wrong with Marie Callender's frozen chicken pot pies. They're quite delicious.  But there is something even more comforting about a homemade chicken pot pie.  I love gathering recipes, and this is one that deserved a handwritten recipe card.  Something to pass down.  It's really easy, I promise. Ingredients: 3-4 cooked and...

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Adams Apple Cider Slaw Dressing Turkey Breasts

I never really thought of making turkey for dinner.  Turkey is either sliced thin for sandwiches, or it's reserved for Thanksgiving.  That's it. Until a neighbor told me about making turkey breasts that were better than any chicken you could ever imagine.  She said she found them at Lidl, so I went on a mission...

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Best Banana Bread ….EVER. Comfort Food Chronicles #5

I think I mentioned my favorite cookbook.  You know, the Southern Living one. I swear it has made me look like a better cook than I am...many times over.  This recipe is no exception.  As you'll see in the video, my youngest son Avery makes an appearance and is overjoyed at the fact that I...

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken soup is, well, definitely a top 5 comfort food (if we're ranking these things).  It's pretty hard to mess up, and there are one miiiilllllion versions online.  There is something to be said for putting your hands on a trusted cookbook you've had for years, one that's never let you down.  That particular book...

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Favorite White Bread Recipe

As we're in the midst of pandemic chaos right now, it's a good time to prepare some comfort food. This is the first of my Comfort Food Chronicles, just to share with you some of my family's favorite recipes.  This particular one is adapted from the Brown Eyed Baker: www.browneyedbaker.com/white-bread-recipe/ .   Yield: 2 loaves...

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