These Classic Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are light, tender and the perfect match for a slice of ham, melted butter and honey, your favorite jam, or smothered in country gravy! I tried everything when it came to this classic Southern buttermilk biscuit recipe. I used lard, butter, vegetable shortening, and combinations of them all. I also Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 16th, 2019

Did we say sweet tea? And fried chicken? Yes, we did! Two traditional foods of the South come together here: The sweet tea works as a brine to make this fried chicken extra juicy and extra flavorful. To say that I love fried chicken is an understatement. If it’s on a menu at a restaurant, Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 15th, 2019

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and wife to a newly-retired soldier! I’m looking forward to spoiling my husband this week! He’s celebrating his birthday on Wednesday, so I’m starting the week with one of his favorite meals: fajitas! They’re easy to Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 15th, 2019

Sweet, pink, creamy, and delicious, strawberry milk is a huge hit with the kids. It’s so easy to make, too! Just three ingredients and a quick whir in the blender. Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Why buy strawberry milk from the store when you can easily make your own? Also this way you know exactly what Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 13th, 2019

Food on a stick is a winner for both kids and adults! Chicken and pineapple are a perfect match for the grill. Top with lemony yogurt sauce for an easy summer meal. Photography Credit: Nick Evans Kids are so easy to wow when they are young. My kids are actually impressed by how fast I Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 12th, 2019

This is the BEST homemade strawberry rhubarb pie recipe! Sweet fresh strawberries paired with tart rhubarb and a hint of orange zest, all baked in an easy, flaky homemade crust. Photography Credit: Elise Bauer What’s your favorite pie? Mine is strawberry rhubarb, without a question. When it’s the season (usually mid- to late-spring), and both Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 11th, 2019

What’s the deal with fancy salt? What is it used for? What’s the difference between sea salt and other kinds of artisan finishing salts? Get the answers to all these questions in this handy guide! For the most part, fancy sea salts and artisan salts are used as “finishing salts.” This just means that instead Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 11th, 2019

Enjoy this bright, cheery kale salad with sweet strawberries, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy pecans all spring and summer long! It keeps well, so it’s perfect for a picnic or backyard cook-out. This post is brought to you in partnership with Well-Pict Berries. Spring is here and that means strawberries are bursting from their vines Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 10th, 2019

Here’s a low-carb version of fried rice, loaded with vegetables to satisfy your Chinese takeout cravings. Cauliflower florets are quickly chopped and stir-fried to create a flavorful fried “rice” dish! Photography Credit: Jessica Gavin Fried rice is a popular side dish, served on the menu at nearly every Chinese restaurant. It’s hard to resist chewy Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 10th, 2019