A Fun Little History Of Valentine’s Day

Curious how Valentine's Day became what it is today? Here's a fun little history lesson for you.

Each year, couples from around the globe celebrate their love on February 14. They exchange cards, flowers, chocolate and other gifts, and go out for special dates. But have you ever wondered why we do this? There were actually three saints with the name Valentine, all of whom were martyred on February 14. This makes […]

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How To Make Bone Broth

Here's how easy it is to make that first batch of bone broth. All it takes are the leftovers from that roasted chicken, some water and a splash of Apple Cider vinegar if you have it. The only other ingredients are heat and time.

Bone broth is the liquid you get from boiling bones in water for several hours. It has a lot of nutritional value, is full of minerals and is said to help boost your immune system. It’s also very tasty and makes a wonderful base for all sorts of soups and stews. The easiest way to […]

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Deviled Eggs

Perfect for snack and potlucks. Who doesn't love a plate of homemade deviled eggs? Here's how I make mine.

A plate of deviled eggs is one of my go-to things to fix for potlucks and get-togethers. They are always appreciated no matter what else is on the table. They also make a great snack. If you are taking them, sprinkle a little paprika on top to make them look pretty. 6 eggs Water for […]

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Crockpot Turkey Frame Soup

Put that turkey frame to good use by first making homemade broth and then turning it into a delicious pot of soup... all in your slow cooker.

1 carcass (frame of turkey), wings, bones, skin and everything from your leftover cooked turkey 3 stalks celery complete with leaves 1 medium yellow onion 2 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 5 black peppercorns Remove all the good meat from the carcass, wrap well and set aside in the refrigerator. Then, break […]

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New Year’s Day Lucky Meal

Here's what we're cooking (and eating) each New Year's Day for Good Luck. It also makes for a mighty tasty dinner.

Down here in the South we cook a traditional New Year’s Day meal that’s supposed to bring good luck, fortune and wealth in the new year. For us there are four components to the New Years Meal. Pork, Greens, Black-Eyed Peas and Corn Bread. Let’s break them down according to what they mean. This is […]

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Southern Collard Greens

You've gotta try cooking collards from scratch. Such a tasty treat and surprisingly easy to make.

Around here it’s a tradition to eat Collard Greens on New Year’s Day. But don’t stop there. These delicious leafy green vegetables cooked in crispy bacon with some onion, garlic and spices are delicious all winter long. Put on a pot of these, let them cook for a good 2 hours and make sure you […]

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