Month: January 2019

Chicken Rice Casserole — Creamy Comfort on a Budget

This creamy chicken and rice casserole satisfies the need for comfort food. Basically, it’s warm, tasty, and tamps down the hunger without making you feel stuffed. And if you use chicken thighs, you have a family dinner under $10, even with a vegetable on the side. Anyone who lives in the South has probably had

Shrimp and Grits with Bacon

Shrimp and grits satisfy this seafood-loving southern girl’s appetite more than almost anything else. It basically has everything that makes my taste buds sing. If you’re looking for quick and easy dinner ideas, this one will make you very happy. Long before shrimp and grits were a “thing,” I had this delicious dish at a

Party Food Ideas for Any Event

Party food ideas are everywhere. But you want to be a little different, right? Basically, you want to give everyone a memorable experience when they walk away from your snack table. In addition to the expected chips and dip, you want to offer something no one else has. I’ve certainly been there, so I’ve come

Green Bean Bundles – Great Party Food

Green bean bundles make great side dishes as well as finger foods for parties. The green bean is not only delicious but it is also approved for most diets. Add the bacon and a little something sweet, and you have total yum! Additionally, they’re extremely versatile, which is why I purchase them in all forms—fresh,

Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Mini stuffed peppers make the perfect party food. Not only are they delicious but they’re also colorful and festive. You can also season them any way you want, according to the rest of your meal. Both my husband and I grew up eating stuffed bell peppers, and we both enjoyed them quite a bit. I

Party Platter Made Easy

A party platter helps make entertaining easy because it provides two things—the food and part of the decoration. I like to use the three-tiered platter that was super easy to make and didn’t cost a fortune. In fact, I purchased everything I needed to make it at the Dollar Tree. While it’s easier to order

Mexican Chicken and Rice Bowl – Family Dinner on a Budget

A Mexican chicken and rice bowl is super easy to prepare. What’s more, it’s packed with flavor, nutrients, and fun. If you’re looking for a family dinner on a budget, this meal will make you happy. If you’re in a hurry to get the printable recipe, please feel free to scroll down to the bottom

How to Make a Three-Tiered Serving Platter

If you’ve ever needed to know how to make a three-tiered serving platter, you may have been overwhelmed by how complicated it can be. That’s why I’ve decided to share my easy instructions. A well-designed serving platter is necessary in a southern home. After all, you need to make everything look as inviting and delicious

Peanut Butter Cookies Without Flour

These peanut butter cookies knocked my socks off at the first bite. At first, I tried to follow a recipe that wasn’t great. So I tweaked it a few times, and it finally became perfection. Whether you have to be gluten free, or you simply don’t want flour in your diet, give these a try.