Brunswick Stew

I can’t think of anything better than a hot bowl of Brunswick stew and warm cornbread on a chilly winter’s day. Packed with smoked meats and BBQ sauce, it gives you that BBQ/smoked feel but in a bowl. Plus, it allows me to make use of all that leftover smoked meat I typically have. Since…

Homemade Canadian Bacon

Homemade Canadian Bacon

I tried my hand at making homemade Canadian bacon! Yes! It came out brilliantly! It’s the perfect recipe if you want to get into curing and don’t want a huge time commitment or if you just want the best damned Canadian bacon on the planet! Bold statement, but true. At least I think so. When…

Tender, juicy carnitas in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker! Simple ingredients with a special ingredient to finish them off!

Instant Pot Carnitas

Crazy delicious and easy Instant Pot Carnitas will satisfy all your carnitas needs! Carnitas, carnitas, what is it about carnitas? They’re just so…delicious! The pork is just so tender and flavorful! That and they satisfy my taco cravings. But carnitas takes time. I like to do them outside on my disco when the weather allows…

Corny cornbread dressing! The secret ingredient? CORN NUTS!!!

Corny Cornbread Dressing

Corny cornbread dressing? What the? You heard right. Dressing, stuffing, whatever you call it, it’s that deliciousness that sits up next to your turkey for Thanksgiving. Everyone has their very own version. Some make it with cornbread (hey my Southern peeps!), some make it with bread, or some make it with rice (those couyons in…

Crawfish etouffee is so easy to make at home. You don't have to get down to Louisiana to have this delicious treat. You can have it anytime! Be sure to find yourself some Louisiana crawfish!

Crawfish Étouffée

Get some Louisiana crawfish etouffee in your belly! It’s too easy and too delicious not to! Crawfish étouffée is one of those quintessential Louisiana dishes. You can find it in fine dining restaurants, mom and pop restaurants, and in your neighbor’s house. It’s everywhere and it’s beloved. Like most Louisiana dishes, crawfish étouffée can be…

Wendy's Chili - Instant Pot - Why go to Wendy's to get who knows what in your chili? It's too easy to make it at home with simple, whole ingredients!

Wendy’s Chili – Instant Pot

Wendy’s chili has been a go-to item for me since, well forever. As long as I can remember. (Which admittedly, with my memory, may not be as long as one would assume.) I’ve always been completely happy running to the corner to get a large chili and a couple packets of their salty, delicious chili…

Cider vinaigrette glazed beets in your Instant Pot makes for a quick, nutritious side dish! Plus, it's covered with cheese, so yeah, nuff said.

Cider Vinaigrette Glazed Beets

Beets …. love em or hate em? If you’re on the hate team, these cider vinaigrette glazed beets may just turn your hate into love. I’m serious this time. I know I said it before about salisbury steak, but honestly, the hate felt for salisbury steak is not even close to the hate some feel…