Never Fail Spirited Fig Pecan Bundt Cake

Who doesn’t need a Never Fail Spirited Fig Pecan Bundt Cake? This spirited cake is moist and filled with a buttery glaze that hints  another slice is a good idea. In my pantry,  I always have fig preserves and look for a reason to use. Fig and pecan marry together well in this cake as lifelong friends. Continue reading “Never Fail Spirited Fig Pecan Bundt Cake”

Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix Recipe for Jacked-Up Cornbread

Using Jiffy corn muffin mix recipe for Jacked-Up Cornbread it is the way to go for spicy and never dry cornbread. Down South dry cornbread is a sin and something to be avoided. However,  after slaving in a hot kitchen if your cornbread turns out dry don’t toss it.

Save it for making southern dressing. And by dressing I don’t mean salad dressing. If your unsure what I am talking about, please reach out to me.  You may use your cornbread crumbs and I am happy to share a fabulous recipe for Southern Dressing Continue reading “Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix Recipe for Jacked-Up Cornbread”

Quiche- Albacore Tuna Spiced Up? Wow!

Quiché- Albacore Tuna Spiced Up? Wow! I never expected the delicious flavors that this Quiche delivers. Although, I know using quality ingredients cooked properly will yield good results. Creating recipes adding unique items together and blending flavors is a challenge that I enjoy. Yet, success escapes me at times. Continue reading “Quiche- Albacore Tuna Spiced Up? Wow!”

Chocolate Heavenly Bite Mini Tarts

Chocolate heavenly bite mini tarts are perfect for entertaining this time of year whether its game day or seasonal entertaining. With the added time off to visit with friends or family a dessert to feed many comes in handy.  A recipe that would be great to serve as a Recipe for the Littles. Continue reading “Chocolate Heavenly Bite Mini Tarts”

Breakfast Spicy Sausage Polenta Recipe

Breakfast Spicy Sausage Polenta is an easy recipe to serve for your family or company. It encompasses foods and flavors that I love to eat and serve. Down South, we are known for our “grits” at the breakfast table. In Italy, polenta is used in a variety of ways for breakfast, soups, appetizers or entrees. Continue reading “Breakfast Spicy Sausage Polenta Recipe”

Coconut Chess Pie Recipe

Coconut Chess Pie recipe ties together the best ingredients for a sweet dessert. If you have had the pleasure of Chess Pie, I don’t need to introduce this delicious concoction. What is Chess Pie? An old recipe that has lasted through the years. Your guests will enjoy this simple recipe. Continue reading “Coconut Chess Pie Recipe”

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”

Cafe’ Cheesecake with Pecans and Chocolate

Paris and addictions
Paris and addictions

As I review the recipes on my site, I have discovered my favorites, sweet and spicy. Sweet and spicy are delicious on their own but they certainly may be paired together for a succulent bite. The recipe focus today is cheesecake, chocolate and coffee. I have enjoyed learning how to  combine ingredients to blend flavors and sharing them with you. Of course, the best part is eating them. Continue reading “Cafe’ Cheesecake with Pecans and Chocolate”

Easy Breakfast Casserole

Young Theda Faye and Herbert
Young Theda Faye and Herbert

Waste Not Want Not Series:
Leftover Potato and Sausage from Seafood Boil

My Grandmother Theda Faye taught the Thrifty Class 101 long before it was cool.  Granny drug me to garage sales and estate sales at an early age. As a teenager, I didn’t understand why anyone would want to buy a “used or old item”.  Continue reading “Easy Breakfast Casserole”

Chocolate with Strawberries and Cream

Chocolate with Strawberries and Cream
Chocolate with Strawberries and Cream

Chocolate, strawberries and cream, could there be a better winning combination? Hmmmmm? It is possible but at the moment I am only able to focus on my chocolate, strawberries and cream. I love chocolate in all of its forms milk, dark, bitter or white.  Continue reading “Chocolate with Strawberries and Cream”