Barbecue Beans

Andra’s Barbecue Beans Recipe

Stove Top Method – Slow Cooker Method: My friend, Andra Cook of Raleigh, NC is famous for serving this delicious North Carolina barbecue bean recipe.  She is also the co-author … Continued

Cooking Dried Beans

Basic Bean Recipe for Cooking Dried Beans

Stove Top and Slow Cooker Instructions I do not think there are many people out there who have children that haven’t heard the crude rhyme they come home repeating at some point … Continued

Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup Recipe

Stove Top, Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions   Enjoy a bowl of hearty Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup.  Cheese lovers will agree, this broccoli beer cheese soup is … Continued

Classic Split Pea Soup

Classic Split Pea Soup History and Recipe

  This is the Classic Split Pea Soup loved by everyone, especially my family.  Made with dried split peas and cooked with flavorful ham, split pea soup is warm, so … Continued

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Recipe

Stove Top Method – Slow Cooker Method Lentil Soup is definitely one of my favorite soups to make and serve during the long winter months.  In fact it is my go-to … Continued

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes are a GREAT time saver for the busy holidays. Prepare these mashed potatoes up to a week ahead of time and refrigerate. Your Christmas or … Continued

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes

Slow Cooker Garlic Roasted Baby Potatoes Recipe

  My daughter’s and I were so excited to receive our foodie friend’s new cookbook, Recipes For Busy Moms – The Magical Slow Cooker by Sarah Olson.  My youngest daughter … Continued

Vegan Creamy Potato-Garlic Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker – Crock Pot Recipe   Vegan Creamy Potato-Garlic Soup is a satisfying meal.   You do not have to be a vegan to enjoy this soup as it is absolutely … Continued