FAMILY FAVORITE – BACON WRAPPED BBQ WATER CHESTNUTS

BOBBY’S BACON WRAPPED BBQ WATER CHESTNUTS BACON WRAPPED BBQ WATER CHESTNUTS Bacon Wrapped BBQ Water Chestnuts are super easy to make and serve well as an appetizer, snack or side dish.  You can make them days in advance and then just pop them in the microwave to re-heat and re-crisp before serving, making party prep […]

COCONUT CREAMY DREAMY DESSERT

COCONUT CREAMY – DREAMY DESSERT When I was catering this was my best selling dessert. It is so creamy and refreshing and it is perfect in hot or cold weather. It is very easy and inexpensive to make and can keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. I make it for holiday gatherings […]

HOW TO SLICE HOMEMADE BREAD

PERFECT SLICED BREAD As the saying goes, “there is nothin’ better than sliced bread.” But homemade bread can be tricky to slice. It is so fresh and soft that if you are not really careful it can end up a squished mess. Often times the slices end up different sizes making it hard to find […]

CREAMY DEVILED EGGS

CREAMY DEVILED EGGS First of all to make deviled eggs, you have to boil and peel eggs. There is nothing more frustrating then trying to peel boiled eggs and have half of the egg whites come off with the peel. Through my forty plus years of cooking I have tried everything at least once and […]

CHRISTMAS LAMB CHILI W/ STICKY SWEET CORNBREAD

CHRISTMAS LAMB CHILI WITH STICKY SWEET CORNBREAD This Sticky Sweet Cornbread is so moist and gooey and tastes great served so many different ways. We like how it adds a little sweetness to chili. We eat it crumbled in a bowl with taco meat, cheese and sour cream on top. We like it in a […]

“MAW-MAWS TOP NOTCH TATERS”

Family Favorite – Hashbrown Casserole My granddaughter loves this hash brown casserole so much that last Christmas she renamed it “Maw-Maw’s Top Notch Taters”. We all laughed when she said it but the new name stuck. As I share my recipe with you now I do want to stress one thing. As I have said […]

HOMEMADE KETTLE CHIPS

HOMEMADE KETTLE CHIPS Homemade Kettle Chips are so easy to fry up, they taste incredible and are super cheap to make. Just three large potatoes will make as much as a family sized bag of store bought chips. Homemade Kettle Chips taste nothing like chips bought in a bag and I promise you, once you […]

CRISPY ARTICHOKE DIP

CRISPY ARTICHOKE DIP Several years ago a co-worker brought this incredible Crispy Artichoke Dip to an office carry-in. I had never tasted artichoke dip before and let me tell you…it was love at first bite. I mean, honestly, four ingredients, five minutes to mix and then into the oven for 30-35 minutes at 350, what […]

SUPER EASY PARTY CHEESEBALL

SUPER EASY PARTY CHEESEBALL This Super Easy Party Cheeseball is an old family favorite I have been making for years. Every time I take it to a gathering or party someone always asks for the recipe.  It contains just four ingredients, you don’t have to cook it and it truly does only take five minutes […]

CAST IRON COOKWARE

SWEET CABIN COOKING cast iron cookware

CAST IRON COOKWARE There is a Lodge store in Sevierville, Tennessee just north of Pigeon Forge and it is a must that we stop there anytime we are vacationing in the Smokey Mountains. I love frying, baking and grilling with cast iron cookware. Before we head-out l always look online at the Lodge website and […]