Tomato-ginger chicken thighs

Here’s a quick and very tasty dinner– great for hot summer evenings when you want standing over the stove time to be short.  This Indian inspired entree features fresh ginger and garlic,  chopped tomatoes, a dash of cinnamon and cayenne, and a goodly amount of curry powder and garam masala simmered with chicken thighs.  It will come together in no time, leaving more time to sit outside and enjoy starry night skies. Read More


Chicken and corn chowder

This is a simple but satisfyingly flavorful chowder that will come together in minutes and be on your table in no time.  It is rich and creamy, but thanks to the use of cream style corn, it is surprisingly low in calories and fat!  Rotisserie chicken saves time, and you can sneak in diced carrots, or white beans to add more healthy tastiness. Read More


Chocolate covered cheesecake bites

This is such a supreme dessert that trying to describe it seems redundant. Vanilla cheesecake is made extra creamy with mascarpone cheese and tops a buttery pecan and graham cracker crust. A thick covering of chocolate covers the entire very worthwhile goodie. You will want to cut these small as they are very rich. Cut them into squares or rectangles, or use a cookie cutter to make elegant little rounds. Top with candy flowers or whatever edible decor you fancy! Read More


Chocolate Mint Brownies

If you love the little chocolate after- dinner mints you get with your check at diners, then you will really really love these rich chocolate mint brownies. A thick brownie base is topped with a creamy mint buttercream frosting and then a smooth chocolate ganache is poured over it all….to die for!

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Chewy Coconut Bars

These coconut bars have a satisfying chewiness, a rich caramel brown sugar flavor, and the crunch of toasted pecans.  They can be whipped up in no time and will add a fun tropical flair to your next picnic! Read More


Southern Lawyer Cookies

These great big cookies contain everything dear to the heart of a soon-to-be- Southern lawyer…  bourbon, brown sugar, chocolate chips, toffee pieces, pecans, marshmallows and yes indeed, BACON!  Topping it off is a nice thick layer of rich brown sugar frosting–res judicata! Read More