Holiday/ Main Dishes/ Thanksgiving

Cider Brined Smoked Turkey

Thanksgiving turkey on a Platter

Level with me, y’all. Are you #teamturkey or #teamham? Historically speaking, this gal has been all about the ham. But after making this Cider Brined Smoked Turkey, the tides have turned. Bird IS the word. This turkey excites me! Yes, I’m all in Oprah-mode. “You get a turkey. You get a turkey. Everybody gets a turkey!” In this post you will learn about how to brine and smoke a turkey in time for your Thanksgiving feast.

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A white bowl with rice, red beans, smoked sausage
Main Dishes/ Southern Recipes

Crockpot Red Beans and Rice

Red beans and rice sure as heck didn’t miss me, if you know what I’m saying. But seriously, my family loves Red Beans and Rice and it is one of the most comforting, hearty meals that I make at home. I recently adapted my tried and true recipe to my trusty Crockpot, and let’s just say my life is better…

Salisbury Steak
Beef/ Main Dishes

Salisbury Steaks with Mushroom Gravy

Best homestyle meal ever? Maybe. All I know is that this Salisbury Steak recipe is fan-friggin’-tastic served over a bed of buttery mashed potatoes, smothered in savory mushroom + onion gravy. Not gonna lie, I wanted to climb up in this plate and roll around in it with my mouth open. But…that would be rude.…

BBQ Chicken Pizza
Chicken/ Main Dishes

BBQ Chicken Pizza

What sounds good for dinner tonight? This mouthwatering BBQ Chicken Pizza can be on your table in less than an hour. Featuring an EASY homemade pizza crust, this delish pizza recipe is topped with tangy-sweet barbecue sauce, savory chicken, melty cheese, and spicy jalapenos. Better than take out, your famiy will love this pizza recipe.…

Pumpkin Pie Danish
Baked Goods/ Breakfast/ Desserts

Spiced Pumpkin Pie Danish

This sweet treat is a combinaton of two classic desserts. Pumpkin pie, meet cream cheese danish. You’ll love how easy it is to make this recipe. My daughter LOVES it. What’s not to love? Spiced pumpkin filling layered between flaky crescent dough, drizzled with sugar glaze and sprinkled with cinnamon….perfect when paired with a cold glass of milk or a…

A bowl of broccoli soup with cheddar cheese on a wooden board
Soups, Stews + Chili/ Vegetarian

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Wanna know my favorite part about Broccoli Cheddar Soup? Nope, not the cheddar (although I love me some cheese). It is the broccoli. Call me crazy, but when I am craving broccoli cheddar soup, I’m all about hearty chunks of tender broccoli. This soup recipe is packed with all the good greens. Savory, comforting, and with just the right consistency,…

Smoked Bacon Brisket Fries
Beef/ Southern Grill/ Tailgate

Smoked Bacon Brisket Fries

This post has been sponsored by Kingsford®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In football, you can never guarantee a victory. But you can dang sure win your tailgate with this tasty creation of Smoked Bacon Brisket Fries. Thanks to our friends at Kingsford® we piled on layers of savory bacon, smoked beef brisket, cheddar cheese sauce, and more…

Italian Style Meatloaf
Beef/ Italian/ Main Dishes

Italian Style Meatloaf

There's something about a great meatloaf that takes you back home. Gathering around the family dinner table, sharing sides, the simple stories about your day. This delicious spin on a classic will help you create new family moments. Italian Style Meatloaf is created with wholesome ingredients and features a signature tomato garlic sauce and melty mozzarella. …