Sound Bite: Boxed Cake Mix – Pt. I

Let’s face it everyone isn’t a baker (this does not refer to me LOL). Have you ever wanted an easy way to make a boxed cake taste like it’s homemade? Been short on time but still wanted some rich deliciousness?? Well let me take away some of that stress! If you’re not Ms Suzy Scratch…

Sound Bite: Spatchcock

I know many of you are looking at that word and saying “what in the…?”…”Is that legal?” Trust me, it’s a real word. Many of you may know the actual action, but never knew it was called that. Spatchcock basically means to butterfly – in particularly when speaking about poultry. During the holidays we have…

Sound Bite: Pancake Batter

I don’t know about you, but when those weekend days start approaching, a nice hearty breakfast with my family is one of the things I think about. Sometimes it’s waffles and bacon, sometimes grits and cheese eggs, or sometimes it’s a beautiful stack of pancakes with a side of sausage! My son loves my pancakes…

Sound Bite: Italian Sausage

Most likely every time you look in my freezer Italian sausage will be one of the meats in there. Why do I like it? It’s such a good staple and can be used in a variety of dishes! Italian sausage can be cooked whole, sliced and cooked, and even removed from the casing and browned…

Sound Bite: Crushed Tomatoes

Today’s sound bite is something that has become a staple in my cabinets. A “must have in stock” item if you will. CRUSHED TOMATOES!!  This fabulous relationship started a few years ago when I was going to make pasta and said to myself “I want to make my own sauce”.  That sounded good in my…

Sound Bite: Multi-purpose Crock Pot Chicken

So being a wife, having an infant, working full time, and going to school seems like a lot but add a couple more other activities and the load can leave you with no spare time! I was inspired by a friend to start these “Sound Bites” to help you get through these close to unbearable…