Beef, Main Courses

11 Mouthwatering Beef Short Rib Recipes

I think it's no secret that I love short ribs, and I guess it's no coincidence that braising is one of my favorite cooking methods since that's how short ribs are traditionally cooked. If you want to learn more about beef ribs, including short ribs, AmazingRibs.com and Lake Geneva Country Meats have good information. The… Continue reading 11 Mouthwatering Beef Short Rib Recipes

Individual meringues filled with chocolate mousse
Desserts

Meringues With Chocolate Mousse

This recipe is based off of a pie my mom makes. It was my sister's favorite dessert to have on any special occasion. In a pie format, cutting this into slices without the meringue breaking into a million pieces can be problematic. I made these last night to take to a dinner party, and pretty… Continue reading Meringues With Chocolate Mousse

Spaetzle with beef, carrots, and potatoes in a gravy-like sauce
Beef, Main Courses

Grandma's Goulash Pot Roast

I love my grandmother's goulash recipe, which I've actually never posted. This pot roast is inspired by her goulash, as is this beef stew. I had a hard time naming this recipe. It's definitely a pot roast, but has some goulash-like qualities in the way it's finished. Goulash is more of a stew, but this… Continue reading Grandma's Goulash Pot Roast

Main Courses

10 Recipes With Cheese Grits

I love cheese grits! Grits are one of my favorite breakfast foods, but it's also great for lunch and dinner. For all grits lovers out there, here is a selection of 10 recipes that incorporate cheese grits. These recipes use a wide variety of cheeses - cheddar, goat cheese, gouda, and pepper jack. Images used… Continue reading 10 Recipes With Cheese Grits

Beef, Main Courses, Slow Cooker Recipes, Weeknight Cooking

BBQ Beef Tips With Cheddar Grits {Slow Cooker}

This recipe combines two of my favorite food items: barbecue sauce and grits. Unfortunately it's one of those recipes I just wasn't able to photograph as well as I'd like, but it is delicious! I made an outstanding slow cooker Mongolian beef a few weeks ago. It was extremely flavorful, and the beef was fall… Continue reading BBQ Beef Tips With Cheddar Grits {Slow Cooker}

Sides

Creamy Cheddar Grits

Growing up in Charleston, grits were a staple of my childhood. For over 20 years of my life, I don't think I had bad grits. After college, I moved north. New York and Philadelphia had amazing food, of course, but it was almost impossible to find good Southern food or soul food. It was a… Continue reading Creamy Cheddar Grits

Main Courses, Pork, Slow Cooker Recipes, Soups

Pulled Pork Tortilla Soup {Slow Cooker or Stovetop}

I'm trying to purge some of the things from my freezer, and I had some leftover pulled pork that needed to be used. My go-to for using random freezer meats is usually chili, so I thought about doing a white chili or some kind of chili verde (similar to the pulled pork burrito bowls, but… Continue reading Pulled Pork Tortilla Soup {Slow Cooker or Stovetop}

In the Kitchen

Le Creuset vs. Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven {Review}

I've always been a huge Le Creuset fan. My mom has a complete set of the Le Creuset cookware with the wooden handles. I grew up using these. Once I grew up and moved out on my own, I wanted a Le Creuset dutch oven so badly. I was ecstatic when my dad bought me… Continue reading Le Creuset vs. Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven {Review}

Chicken, Main Courses

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

This is another recipe of several that I'll be posting using the all-purpose homemade dough. My wonderful boyfriend gets the credit for this recipe and for putting up with me having to pause to write everything down and take a million photos! This recipe is great because you only need half of the dough that… Continue reading Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Homemade stromboli cut into slices on a platter with marinara sauce in a ramekin.
Appetizers, Snacks, & Small Bites, Main Courses, Weeknight Cooking

Homemade Stromboli

This stromboli recipe is great for a weeknight dinner, especially if you make the dough ahead of time. Typically stromboli includes pepperoni, salami, and ham, but this is also a great way to use up sandwich meat and cheese at the end of the week. You can also customize the herbs and spices you use… Continue reading Homemade Stromboli