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Easy Blackened Barramundi Fish

Easy Blackened Barramundi Fish

Barramundi, also known as Asian sea bass, is a freshwater fish found mostly in the West Pacific area. At my local grocery store in the US it is farmed, and available for order through your local fish monger. I recently discovered this delicacy and simply […]

Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are the bomb, but peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are even better! I was looking for a sweet treat that could curb my craving but didn’t want something so over the top that I would go into sugar shock. I decided I would add chocolate to my usual peanut butter cookies.
My peanut butter chocolate chip cookies turned out great, and fit the bill perfectly!

Meatloaf  With Tomatoes and Sauerkraut

Meatloaf With Tomatoes and Sauerkraut

Nothing says home like Mom’s meatloaf with sauerkraut and tomatoes, or comfort food. While a traditional meatloaf is good, one that is stuffed with goodies like tomatoes and sauerkraut is even better. When I first started making this years ago, I was not a lover […]

Healthier Chocolate Banana Oat Bread

Healthier Chocolate Banana Oat Bread

Nothing beats a good quick bread. It’s simple, and easy to make. This healthier chocolate banana oat bread is packed with protein. This makes a great grab and go breakfast that can be made ahead and kept on hand for breakfast during the work week.

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

This is the best BBQ sauce for pulled pork, hands down! Eastern North Carolina BBQ sauce will elevate your pulled pork to a whole new level. One of the best things about this sauce is that it’s easy to make, and basically foolproof. If your […]

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

Smoked BBQ Chicken Wings

The best things in life are simple, and flavorful! Smoked BBQ chicken wings are a delicacy worth doing for weekend dinners, meal prep, or a make ahead meal for the week that can be heated and eaten up in very little time.

Classic Chicken and Dumpling Stew

Classic Chicken and Dumpling Stew

Mr. Monday Is Meatloaf’s family hales from Kentucky, and as a result one of the first dishes I desperately sought out to make when we were first married was a classic chicken and dumpling stew. The very first time we went to visit his family I got to meet the lady who is the end-all to beat-all cook in their family – Aunt Glenna.

Quick Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

Quick Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

I bought a really small cast iron pan at a swap meet, and I think it’s the cutest thing! Don’t blame me because I couldn’t resist it when I saw it, but wasn’t sure what to do with it once I got it home. Then […]

Classic Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Classic Biscuits with Sausage Gravy

Classic biscuits with sausage gravy is a dish that usually evokes fond memories and warm emotions. This is something I have made on a regular basis for my family for years. It’s fairly quick to put together, and especially good for weekend chore days around the house when you don’t have time to make lunch.

Perfect Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Perfect Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Light, flaky, melt in your mouth, and melt your heart. I spent decades in pursuit of the ever elusive southern buttermilk biscuit. Time after time, they would fall flat or be hard as hockey pocks. Until finally one fateful it all clicked, and we’ve been eating perfect biscuits happily ever after.