Fried Virginia Ham with “Loaded” Potato-Cauliflower Mash

If this dish doesn't scream comfort food then I don't know what does! The smooth and creamy potato/cauliflower "mash" is a meal in itself. Add in some salty-n-sweet fried ham and things just got "Alright, Alright, Alright" (sharing a bit of Matthew McConaughey love!).    This recipe may not be … [Read more...]

A Fresh Summer Salad

I should maybe call this “The Best Ever Summer Salad”, at least we think it is. If you are a fan of Italian 'antipasti' flavors, this is a great salad to throw together on a hot summer night. It’s making our dinner menu on a regular basis these days, my husband loves it as much as I do. It’s kind … [Read more...]

Autumn Apple and Curry Chicken Salad

  I just had the pleasure of chaperoning my son's kindergarten field trip to a local apple orchard.   Look at those delicious red apples!  I ate quite a few while walking around and they were quite tasty.  While savoring the sweet autumn flavor it gave me an idea for a creative new take on chicken … [Read more...]

In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane: Sesame Grilled Pork Chops with Green Apple Slaw

    Click on the "In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane" Button to read about our new series  It has been four months since I have changed my eating habits (and began work on this meal plan series!) and I have noticed some serious changes.  The biggest change I've made in my … [Read more...]

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