Southern Cornbread Dressing {gluten free}

We are gearing up for Thanksgiving here in the big red stove kitchen. First things first, it is dressing down here.  We do not stuff anything on holidays but ourselves.  It is made of cornbread and served on the side.  We eat it in copious amounts. This is my personal recipe that I have been…

Unbelievable Nightshade Free Marinara

I {LOVE} tomatoes.  I love them raw, I live caprese salad, I love marinara sauce. Nothing packs a zing like tomato… until now.   This sauce is so good, no one will know the difference, I promise.  Beet and carrot create a sweet tomato flavor and a finish of lemon creates the acidity we love in a good…

Portabello & Pecan Wild Rice

We are so instant gratification oriented these days that an hour to make rice sounds like an eternity!  Despite my “busy” life I decided to find the time to make wild rice for dinner.  I had forgotten how much I love it!  Set it and forget it for 45 minutes then finish it with Portobellas, kale…

The Best Balsamic Marinade/Dressing

This is a kitchen staple!   It makes an amazing marinade for chicken, pork or salmon and is fantastic on a salad.  It takes just a few minutes to make and lacks all the preservatives of the store bought option.  It contains just a few ingredients from your kitchen. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup of Quality Balsamic…

Linguine & Clams

This is sure to be a crowd pleaser!  It takes less than 45 minutes to create this decadent dish.  It is so easy, your teenager can make it.  Speaking of, there is no reason for Mom to slave away in the kitchen.  Make dinner prep a family affair.  Time in the kitchen offers your children…