BROCCOLI AND CHEESE CASSEROLE

We Southerners love our casseroles and this one is no exception. It’s not a recipe I make often, but the holidays are the perfect time to serve it. This casserole is easy to prepare. For the holiday meal, I prepare it a day in advance and refrigerate it until time to bake. INGREDIENTS 2 large…

INSTANT POT BRAISED PORK with CREAMY POLENTA

I woke up with determination on my mind….determination to have a productive day and accomplish many if not all of the “to do” things on my list. Things were moving right along and I was feeling good about the day. That is until I realized I had not taken anything out of the freezer for…

CROCKPOT APPETIZER MEATBALLS

Tis the season!! The holidays are upon us and that means parties, gatherings, and family get-togethers. Where people are gathered together there is always food! Most often, you will see an array of finger foods and this is the perfect recipe for such an occasion. INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 4…

CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS

Today is our baby girl’s 23rd birthday. Where did the time go? Now, she is married with a newborn of her own! She came over to help get the Christmas tree and decorations up before our oldest son and his bride arrive next week. Let the festivities begin! Since it was her birthday I asked…

CREAM CHEESE SAUSAGE BALLS

What would the holiday season be like without someone bringing sausage balls to a gathering? Personally, I don’t want to find out. They are the perfect, bite-sized finger food that I always look forward to. I’ve seen variations of different recipes but this is my favorite. The cream cheese keeps them moist and adds another…