Black Bean & Ham Soup


Last Updated on March 16, 2023 This recipe is a favorite in our house. I only make it twice a year because I like the authentic flavor of using a ham bone. So, after each Christmas and Easter, we all get excited because we know what’s coming! Fortunately, this recipe makes a huge batch and … Read more

Apricot Chicken with Garlic and Green Onion Couscous


Last Updated on March 16, 2023 This dinner is a favorite for those days when there are no stolen moments! It comes together so quickly and tastes delicious. I take 15 minutes while eating breakfast to do some very minimal prep work, and then the rest is done just before we eat. Stop by Grocery … Read more

Merging Christmas Food Traditions


Last Updated on February 19, 2023 I grew up with very strong food traditions in my home. Christmas meals, especially, were filled with tradition and usually included the same dishes year after year. I loved those meals and the feelings that they evoked. Food has a way of really tying a family together. Once I … Read more



Last Updated on March 16, 2023 I know this recipe isn’t necessarily authentic, but it was a hit in our house and it really filled the Cajun food craving I was having. Plus, I didn’t use any ingredients that I wouldn’t normally have on hand, which was the point. The use of two meats might … Read more