Spicy Sausage Cheese Egg Pies

Spicy Sausage Cheese Egg Pies are a great breakfast item to serve when you have a house of company. Pop egg pies in oven, set timer and walk away.  Egg Pies allow for much-needed coffee time on the porch while baking. Continue reading “Spicy Sausage Cheese Egg Pies”

A Walk on the Chilly Side

Waste Not Want Not Series
Leftover Item: Turkey or Chicken

Even on the Gulf Coast this week, it is chilly. In December I typically find myself in a place to brag about our sunshine and temperate winter climate. Continue reading “A Walk on the Chilly Side”

Smoky Egg Pie with Sausage and Onions Date: 10-22-16

I grew up in a large city and loved everything that the New Orléans area had to offer. I now live in a small town. I love everything that it has to offer as well. When I visit a large city, I fall in love with the new and big flavors restaurants offer. I become infatuated and long to eat my way across the city.

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Spicy Chili with Chipotle


Chipotle Chile Powder
Chipotle Chile Powder

A decade ago or so, I found chipotle and fell in love. It’s smoky flavor  appeals to me, whether its chipotle in adobo sauce or chiptole chili powder. The chipotle chile powder should come with it’s own warning buzzer.  A small amount will increase the heat. In our house, we love spicy so chipotle is a perfect heat to add. It’s a sneaky heat but delicious.

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Potato’s, Leeks and flavor “oh my”

Leeks, random purchase of the week
Leeks, random purchase of the week

I love to create recipes out of the ingredients that I randomly purchase at the grocery store.  As a wander aimlessly through the produce, something always grabs my attention. I often have no idea how I will use. I only know that I really want to cook with it. It also helps to pair them with items that you randomly have at home. Of course, that creates the other problem, “OMG, What am I going to do with that?”. This may occur after a very busy week and often happens as you find the “random purchase” in the refrigerator.  Continue reading “Potato’s, Leeks and flavor “oh my””