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Tips for Hosting (and attending) a Potluck

We have a guest poster today! Ma’am, aka my mother, aka Carleta Vineys, the creator of this site. She had this up on the original site and I am finally dusting it off and making it look pretty in the blog format. The original intent was for those “volunteered” to host a potluck at work …

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20 Fabulous Summer Produce Recipes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

Get away from me with all of your pumpkin and apple recipes! It is only September 1st! It is still SUMMER! At least for 3 more weeks. Or at least can we wait until Labor Day. It is still time to savor the vine ripened tomatoes and zucchini and watermelon and spicy peppers. Enjoy them now before they …

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Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

“They” say quick pickles like these Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles are supposed to sit for 4-6 weeks to develop the flavor. I say they are awesome after only a few days. I went a little crazy at the bargain produce section of the store last week and picked up a bag of mushrooms, a …

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Cinnamon Raisin Honey Bread – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

This week’s Tasty Tuesdays Link up is below the recipe as usual, but first this delicious Cinnamon Raisin Honey Bread recipe.

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Cashew Mocha Bars – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

It is the 20th of the month so it is time for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge! A blogger version of Chopped, without anyone actually getting eliminated. We pick two ingredients every month and go our separate ways to create a dish with them – anything goes. This month we have cashews and coffee. Be sure to …

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Bacon Parmesan Soft Pretzels and Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

Look for the Tasty Tuesdays Linkup after the recipe for these incredible Bacon Parmesan Soft Pretzels. Yes, you read that correctly, bacon… parmesan… pretzels….     They are really simple to make, but like any yeast dough there is a significant rising time involved. The plan was to sample a few after making them and …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

We all know we should be eating better, but all of the nutrition information out there can be completely overwhelming. Paleo? Raw? Vegan? Gluten-Free? Whole 30? Mediterranean?  Aaaaaauuuuugh! I am not knocking any of those diets. If you are having success with them and enjoying what you eat, keep doing what you are doing. But …

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Watermelon Rind Preserves – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

We had a fun week on Tasty Tuesdays last week. I pinned and yummed like crazy. I can’t wait to see what you all brought to the table this week. Have you signed up for our newsletter yet? I have a special surprise gift for those that do coming later this week. Just add your e-mail …

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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies – Fill the Cookie Jar

Time to Fill the Cookie Jar! On the first Thursday of the month I join with a group of other talented bloggers to post cookie recipes based on our monthly theme. This month we have Back to School / Children’s Favorite cookies. Be sure to check out the other recipes from the group at the …

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Aussie Style Vegetarian Sandwich – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

I have so much going on this month, I hope I can keep up with it all. Besides both my guys going back to school next week, I am back co-hosting the Tasty Tuesdays link-up (at the bottom of this post). Plus I have joined the August Food Blogger Challenge to improve this space. Be …

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