Heavy Cream Substitutes

My lil sis texted me asking if she could use half and half instead of whole milk or heavy cream to make a chowder. I realized that I had the same question when I made my first chowder. I mean that's a lot of fat! But...exactly, fat. The more fat the milk contains the less … Continue reading Heavy Cream Substitutes

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My Love Hate Story with Mexican Rice

I remember the first time I cooked rice. It was my third semester in Bible college and I was cooking for my roommate and a few friends. My beef tacos were on the menu with all the fixings. I had been chopping the veggies for our tacos when I took a peep at the rice … Continue reading My Love Hate Story with Mexican Rice

Oven Roasted Zucchini 

After four months moving to Clinton from Erwin, things are beginning to feel like home. I must admit, with busy schedules, it has been a challenge to make dinner every night. I've had to come up with easy, quick and nutritious meals. Last night, I prepared Mushroom Chicken over creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Oven … Continue reading Oven Roasted Zucchini 

Naomi’s favorite: Banana Walnut Muffins

My eldest daughter absolutely loves banana walnut bread. It's her favorite! She says this treat comforts her tummy and makes her feel good in her heart. I couldn't agree more and I feel the exact same way when I enjoy a muffin (or two!). Recently, I have been making this banana walnut bread recipe into muffins for my … Continue reading Naomi’s favorite: Banana Walnut Muffins

Welcoming Fall

My beloved season, Summer, has come to an end and Fall has officially arrived. I wish I had gone to the beach more, but there's always next year! Now, it's time for Fall to grace us as leaves begin to change into breathtaking colors. There will be a bit of a cool crisp climate but … Continue reading Welcoming Fall