Beer Bacon Collard Greens via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Beer Bacon Collard Greens*

My families favorite meals are inspired by a large mix of Texas, Louisiana and a good handful of southern foods. And while my parents throw a mean fish fry with fried okra and hushpuppies…and my Mom makes a delicious chicken fried steak…collard greens somehow never made it to the...
Top 12 Cookies to make for a Cookie Exchange! sm

Top 12 Cookies for a Cookie Exchange!*

I have been getting a lot of emails, tweets and Facebook requests asking for my favorite cookies for cookie exchanges. Over the years, I have made a whole lotta cookies. It was nearly impossible to go through and only pick out 12! I concentrated on cookies that will keep...
Ginger Bourbon Apple Cider via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Ginger Bourbon Apple Cider*

Do y’all know Jessica (no not me Jessica, the other Jessica) from How Sweet Eats? Who am I kidding…of course you do. Well, in case you live under a rock, Jessica is having a baby and a bunch of us bloggers are celebrating with an online baby shower! Sure...
Chocolate Caramel Stuffed Cookies via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Chocolate Caramel Stuffed Cookies*

CARAMEL STUFFED CHOCOLATE COOKIES. I really don’t think I need to say more. I mean, we all know I am going to, but that is seriously all you need to know. It’s a dark chocolate cookie that is perfectly crisp along the edges..stuffed with melted caramel. Heaven.On.Earth. I have seen the...