Chicken Jambalaya Recipe

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Fall is in the air! It's still rather "warm" here in central Arkansas, but the clouds make the weather seem like fall is in the air. It's National Chicken and National Rice Months. . . September is both National Chicken Month and National Rice Month, so I decided to share one of my favorite … [Read more...]

Grandmama’s Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe


It's National Biscuit Month! In honor of National Biscuit Month, I am sharing my Grandmama Hall's Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe. Grandmama Hall on her 90th birthday in 1989. Grandmama Hall was a bread maker extraordinaire! From the age of 16, Grandmama Hall baked all kinds of breads: yeast … [Read more...]

Grandmama Booe’s Brownie Recipe


Sunday we had a small gathering of friends over. I made a few appetizers and desserts to serve while we visited, which included my Grandmama Booe's Brownies. My mother had given me her recipe many years ago, and told me that these were the best brownies you would ever eat. I would say she is … [Read more...]

Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce Recipe


Aunt Kathleen's Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce . . . This was supposed to be my first "homemade pizza" night. But  plans changed! We are babysitting grandchildren which means dinner has to be made in a hurry! Not time to make pizza crust! So, I decided to have Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce … [Read more...]

Mama’s Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe


Mama's Baked Macaroni and Cheese. . ."Comfort Food" at it's finest! Mama's homemade Macaroni and Cheese. . . there's none better! It is the epitome of southern comfort food! My daughter, Candace, has a little "shop"/restaurant, and she searched for the "perfect" macaroni and cheese recipe for two … [Read more...]

Awesomely Easy Oven Fried Chicken


Last week I shared with you a Kindle ebook, "Cooking From the Pantry", by Tracy Roberts. I see a lot of blog posts about Pantry Challenges, cooking from your pantry, so I decided to purchase it and try some of the recipes. This past weekend, I made the "Awesomely Easy Oven Fried Chicken" recipe. … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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"Meatless Main Dish" Monday. . . (This was first posted in November, 2014. In keeping with my "Meatless Main Dish" for the August Blog Challenge, I am reposting it today. Enjoy! In keeping with my "Meatless Main Dish" Monday, today I made my "Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice" for our dinner. I … [Read more...]

After School Snacks: Pigs in a Blanket


Last week, my grandson, Benjamin, told me he wanted Pigs in a Blanket for his after school snack, which would have been Friday. But, we were out of town, so we didn't make them until yesterday. I'm so thankful that we live so close, and the bus driver lets them out at our house. It's such a … [Read more...]

Survey for my Readers. . .

A Survey for YOU! I'm listening! Hey everybody! I'm completing another "challenge" for the August Blog Challenge I am participating in! I sure would appreciate you taking the time to answer the few questions. It will surely help me make decisions on what to blog about! Thanks! Maribeth … [Read more...]

Apple Cookies Recipe. . . Paula Dean style!

Apple Cookies, Paula Deen

Apple Cookies. . . Yum!!! (This is a post that was originally posted in October 2013. I decided to share it again today. The weather outside feels like fall, and these cookies remind me of that season. And, this recipe is by one of my absolute favorite southern cooks, Paula Deen!) Today was … [Read more...]