Pork Shoulder BBQ

Unless you have time to burn, preparing a pork shoulder for the weekend holiday will be overwhelming. But the slow cooker can make easy work of this in a snap. It doesn’t heat up your kitchen, can be pulled together in minutes, then turned on low overnight to have lunch ready for your celebration the…

Mulled Wine

You’ve likely had mulled cider during the holiday season. It’s a favorite at many holiday gatherings. But have you ever had mulled wine? I mean, what could be more perfect for the holidays, especially this year? This past weekend, we were shopping at Opry Mills mall in Nashville, and we visited the mall tasting room…

Pear Crumble

Pear Crumble If you ever run across a pear variety named Royal Riviera, grab all you can! I used to think all pears were basically the same … somewhat sweet, juicy and a tiny bit of grit to the teeth. In other words, they were OK, but not exceptional. That is until I had my…

Cranberry Orange Bread

Cranberry Orange Bread I love fresh cranberries and stock up during this time of year so I have plenty in my freezer. One of my favorite recipes pairs them with  zesty orange juice to make a quick bread that is a marvelous eye opener on cold mornings. I have seen many versions of this recope…

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk Pie I will admit that I am not one to sit down and enjoy a cold glass of buttermilk, but when it comes to cooking, I love it! Nothing comes close to matching that tang, that zip and that complexity it adds to foods. Every container of buttermilk that comes into my house will…