Latest Recipes

Blackcurrant wine marinade tenderizes and flavors while hare (rabbit).
Fruit Recipes, Game Recipes, Main Dishes, Wine Recipes

Hare with Blackcurrants Recipe

 

 For the hunters out there, turn hare into a gourmet feast with this savory and sweet marinade which not only tenderizes, but flavors the rabbit meat. If you do not have access to blackcurrants, try substituting huckleberries, redcurrants, boysenberries, lingonberries, or even blueberries, along with a corresponding sweet, fruity wine. […]

Peaches flavored with sweet tea put a new spin on peach cobbler.
Dessert Recipes, Fruit Recipes

Sweet Tea Peach Cobbler Recipe

 

 Peach cobbler is as Southern as sweet tea, so why not combine them? This winning twist on a classic is lip-smackin’ good, and it couldn’t be easier to make. Give this recipe a try for an old-fashioned dessert with new flair. The Author Says: “”My family and I were “pickers” […]

Spicy shrimp is served over creamy cheese grits.
Cheese Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Shrimp Recipes, Tomato Recipes

Shrimp and Grits Recipe

 

 I’m a Southern gal, and I was raised on grits. I love ’em! I think most of the grit-haters probably tried them for the first time on a lark at a restaurant as a side to breakfast. What they don’t know is that restaurants serve grits absolutely plain, with no […]

Nutty barley adds old-fashioned flavor to vegetable beef stew.
Beef Recipes, Main Dishes, Potato Recipes, Soup and Stew Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Wine Recipes

Barley Beef Stew Recipe

 

 This beef stew recipe is a throwback to my youth. I remember falling in love with barley as a kid. I used to pick pick those chewy little nuggets out of my canned beef vegetable soup and savor each one individually. Barley was not a popular grain in my area […]

Deliciously moist root beer cake is made with real beer.
Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes

Not Your Father’s Root Beer Cake Recipe

 

 Not Your Father’s Root Beer Cake takes advantage of one of the many new craft beers that taste like old-fashioned root beer. A root beer cake that uses real beer? Yes! I tried Not Your Father’s Root Beer a couple of months ago. Surprisingly, it tastes exactly like root beer […]

Creamy butternut squash soup topped with Swiss cheese is made in the crockpot.
Cheese Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Fruit Recipes, Nut Recipes, Soup and Stew Recipes, Vegetable Recipes

Butternut Apple Soup Recipe

 

 Luscious butternut squash soup has become a favorite on upscale menus these days, and it couldn’t be easier to make. This version adds apples for a touch of sweetness and melted Swiss cheese for a bit of tang. It’s the perfect starter to a winter harvest meal. The crockpot does […]

Less expensive smoked salmon dip is a hit at parties.
Appetizers, Cheese Recipes, Salmon Recipes

Smoked Salmon Dip Recipe

 

 I love smoked salmon, but my check book is not quite so fond of it. When I splurge on it, I like to enjoy it in all its unadulterated glory. However, I do love a good salmon dip, but the pre-made stuff in the tub just doesn’t do it for […]

No constant stirring needed with this leek risotto made in the crockpot.
Cheese Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Rice Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetable Recipes, Wine Recipes

Leek Risotto Recipe

 

 Classic risotto requires a lot of stirring and painstaking attention. Give your arm a rest with this crockpot version. There’s no lack of flavor thanks to leeks, Parmesan cheese, wine, and garlic. It’s the perfect side dish with meats, poultry, and fish, yet easy as pie to make. The Author […]