Slow Cooker Hoppin’ John


If you’re not familiar with Hoppin’ John, it is a dish served in the Southern United States consisting of black-eyed peas (or field peas) and rice, with chopped onion and sliced bacon, seasoned with a bit of salt. Some people substitute ham hock, or country sausage for the conventional bacon; a few use green peppersContinue reading “Slow Cooker Hoppin’ John”

A Modified Version of Shrimp and Grits


As you may, or may not know, I looooooooove shrimp and grits! While my earlier recipe on here is one of my all-time favorites, this one is simply delicious. I was watching The Chew on Friday, and Carla Hall made a dish called “Swamp Thing”, which was her healthier version of shrimp and grits. OnceContinue reading “A Modified Version of Shrimp and Grits”

Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage


In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I decided to go a little Irish and make some corned beef and cabbage. I never made it before, so was very anxious to see how it’d turn out and if I’d enjoy it. And WOW, did I!! Not only is this recipe super easy, but it is alsoContinue reading “Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage”

Turkey Sausage Bolognese


If you’re a fan of pasta sauces like I am, then you will truly enjoy this bolognese. I first made this back in March, and thought it was absolutely delectable, and am not really sure why it took me 7 months to post the recipe, but alas, here it is. I made it again lastContinue reading “Turkey Sausage Bolognese”