Author: Cassandra

Dutch Oven Shredded Chicken Tacos

The slow cooking Dutch Oven method of this recipe allows the chicken to absorb all of the spicy Mexican flavors essential for a delicious chicken taco. I love cooking with my Dutch Oven. It allows you to control and retain a beautiful heat that always results in flavorful tender meats. […]

Boneless Buffalo Wings

Buffalo wings should be their own food group. I am pretty sure if they were I would have no problem getting my daily allotted amount. Perfect for a chill afternoon or a fun weekend get together. Bones or no bones has been a long standing debate. If you are like […]

Blood-Red Pomegranate Margarita

This blood-red pomegranate margarita is the perfect addition to your Halloween festivities. Pomegranate juice is the perfect compliment to your classic margarita, and its deep red color provides the right amount of spookiness. Salted or not salted, it is definitely a personal choice. But I couldn’t resist the Hawaiian black […]

Mulled Bourbon Apple Cider

Mulled Bourbon Apple Cider is a perfect way to warm up on a crisp autumn night. Growing up in the south sometimes Fall was a fleeting moment between the beach and winter. Passing quickly in the night as to not be discovered. But that didn’t stop me from loving absolutely […]

Halloween Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

I started with my classic sugar cookie recipe and made it festive with the Halloween Peanut Butter M&Ms. All the deliciousness of peanut butter surrounded by a sweet sugar cookie. The combination of brown sugar and granulated sugar gives these cookies a rich sweetness that perfectly compliments the peanut butter. […]

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Sweet treats disguising themselves as bread aren’t tricking anyone and I love it. This delicious pumpkin banana bread combines everything I adore about a traditional banana bread with all the amazing flavors of fall. The bananas make this the moistest and most tender pumpkin bread you will ever have. A […]

Roasted Red Anjou Pears with Blue Cheese

Red Anjou Pears are red in color and often referred to as simply Red Pears at your grocer. They have a mild, sweet flavor with a creamy texture and an abundance of juice when fully ripe. Pears and blue cheese are one of my favorite flavor combinations. A perfect mix […]

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs Stuffed with Blue Cheese

All the flavors of your favorite buffalo wings in a convenient meatball. These chicken meatballs on their own are packed with flavor then coated with a buttery spicy buffalo sauce. I took them one step further and incorporated delicious tangy blue cheese right into the meatball. Baking the meatballs makes […]

Caramel Apple Granola Crumble

This recipe is a fun take on your traditional apple pie. Full of the familiar spiced apple flavors, but topped with a buttery granola crumble. Using a crisp apple variety allows you to cook the apples so they are tender, but still maintain a little crunch. No more mushy apples. […]

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

A few years back during a visit to New England my husband and I stumbled upon an apple orchard with a cider mill. It was a delightful place with all kinds of delicious treats. One of our favorites was the apple butter. We weren’t familiar with apple butter at the […]