creole seasoning recipe

Homemade Creole Seasoning Recipe

Emeril Lagasse’s creole seasoning recipe is a staple in my kitchen. It’s versatile enough to use it on everything – it made a tasty rub for the cornish hen and black eyed peas we had for Sunday dinner. It’s yummy on homemade french fries too. This is a tried and true classic that deserves a spot in every […]

crock pot pork roast recipe

Easy Crock Pot Pork Roast Recipe

While surfing through my personal collection of food photos for holiday meal ideas, I stumbled across a delicious crock pot pork roast recipe I made for Sunday dinner earlier this fall. It quickly became a fan favorite in my kitchen, satisfying hearty appetites at an affordable price per pound. If you enjoy tender, juicy pulled […]

homemade hot cocoa mix recipe

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

It’s been pretty chilly in Southern California lately. We’ve been waking up to 45-degree mornings, and I’ve even had to turn the heater on a few times (gasp!) Hot liquids are my jam this time of year; the holiday season is perfect for experimenting with homemade hot cocoa mix recipes, especially with family and friends around […]

turkey alternatives

8 Thanksgiving Main Dish Turkey Alternatives

I can’t remember the last time I ate turkey on Thanksgiving. I’m not a huge fan of the wild bird, I find that turkey alternatives like lamb, duck, and pork are much more moist, tender, and flavorful. With that in mind, I corraled a few tasty non-turkey Thanksgiving main dish ideas for those of us […]

fall comfort food recipes

9 Simple Fall Comfort Food Recipes

One of the best things about fall is that when temperatures dip, the desire for comfort food begins to creep in. There’s nothing cozier than curling up on the couch on a fall evening with something hot and homemade to nourish my weekend TV binges. Here’s a roundup of simple, hearty, fall comfort food recipes to […]