Category: Meats

Cherry Almond Glazed Pork

Looking for a spectacular Christmas dish that your family will enjoy this holiday?  I’ve got a perfect one that is not only tasty, but makes a statement on the dinner table. Try using local pork from Wild Bunch Farm, Ozark Natural Meats or Real… Continue Reading “Cherry Almond Glazed Pork”

Meatloaf Made With Local Love

When I think of meatloaf I’m reminded of that mystery meat served in school lunches.  Remember that stuff that when you walked into your school in the morning you could smell it cooking.  And, that aroma would linger all day long in the halls.… Continue Reading “Meatloaf Made With Local Love”

Mom’s Shrimp & Grits

It’s usually about this time of the year that I realize that REAL produce isn’t almost in full bloom at the farmers market and I can again experience fresh, local produce.  Yes, I’m kinda a produce “junkie”. Sorry but those cardboard tasting tomatoes in… Continue Reading “Mom’s Shrimp & Grits”

No-Fail Chicken & Dumplings

Chicken & Dumplings are the truest of comfort foods!  Hearty and filling, this dish will warm you right up on a wintry day. I can remember my Grandmother Hart making this dish at all the family functions and she was known for dropping a… Continue Reading “No-Fail Chicken & Dumplings”

Shrimp & Grits…A Family Favorite

Looking for a great way to warm your soul this winter?  I’ve got the perfect recipe- Shrimp & Grits! This is my mother’s recipe and I don’t think you can improve it one bit.  If you are looking for good shrimp, I happen to… Continue Reading “Shrimp & Grits…A Family Favorite”

Chicken Piccata

One of my favorite dishes is Chicken Piccata…fresh garlic, wine, a little lemon juice and delicious chicken make this dish delectable and worth the process.  (And yes, there is a process…all good food has a process to get to the end.) You must start… Continue Reading “Chicken Piccata”

Country Style Chicken and Noodles

I very seldom write down many of my recipes while cooking.  Which leads me to trouble when posting my cooking pieces, as I try in recall each step. What’s I’ve found as a homecook is that the best recipes are those that are thrown… Continue Reading “Country Style Chicken and Noodles”

Roasted Leg of Lamb…Perfect for Christmas Dinner

To some, Christmas dinner means ham, to others it’s the traditional turkey.  For my family’s Christmas dinner,  it’s normally pork loin or lamb and sometimes brisket, although the occasion pheasant makes an appearance from time to time. I’ve had some friends ask me about… Continue Reading “Roasted Leg of Lamb…Perfect for Christmas Dinner”

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Winter has officially arrived in Missouri. It’s during this season that I love to try new recipes for comfort foods like soups, stews, chilis and even things like beef stroganoff- which is what was on the menu recently. I found this recipe right after… Continue Reading “Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff”

Holiday Meat Trio

Ever family has its own holiday traditions, from cherished desserts, icing cookies, homemade presents, to even the main dish that is served on the family table.  A tradition at my husband’s family Christmas includes a massive main dish that my mother-in-law has mastered.  My… Continue Reading “Holiday Meat Trio”

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