Category: crowd pleaser

Chicken Pot Pie

chicken pot pie

Chicken Pot Pie has to be the ultimate stick-to-your ribs, warm-your-heart-up, nobody-makes-it-like-mama dish. Everyone can tell you a story about their favorite Chicken Pot Pie (or where to find the best one). Every time that I make it, I think of fuzzy socks, warm sweaters, and the smell of wood burning in the fire. There’s

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Red Beans + Rice & A Little Food for the Soul

red beans and rice

I have a confession: I’m pretty sure I’m deep-down a Louisiana native. Not sure how it happened, but I’m pretty sure I was transported or kidnapped or something. Maybe I lived there and worked in some rich guy’s kitchen in a former life. Either way, I love me some Creole cookin’. Also, every time I

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Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes

Allllllllrighty then. It’s that time of year again, folks. Time for roasts, stews, and my personal favorite, MASHED POTATOES. To make the BEST, and I mean the FREAKING BEST mashed taters of your life, you’ve gotta have this recipe. The key is all in the tool to get the “mashed” effect… I’ll give you a

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A Charcuterie Board Fit for Girls’ Night + Whipped Feta + Scenes from the Weekend

charcuterie board

On Saturday night, I got to have a girls’ night since Jon Boy was OOT at a bachelor party. I decided it was the perfect time to put together a charcuterie (meat + cheese) board since the ole Johnny Boy is pretty opposed to meals that consist of only finger foods. Not totally his jam.

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Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

loaded baked potato casserole

Who doesn’t love a loaded baked potato? Ohhmyygeeerrddd. When I was pregnant, I devoured potatoes. I found this recipe around that time, so naturally, it was an instant fave. I’ve played with the ingredients a little bit to fit our tastes + lifestyle, and now voila: Potato Nirvana. Potatoes + sour cream + bacon [bits]

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