Hot + Spicy Shrimp w/ Grits

This recipe comes from my husband’s grandpa.  The family would make it for pool parties dating way back.  I was fortunate to join in on the festivities as of 2007 and try this yummy concoction.  No one ever measured anything; it’s prepared by eyeing it.  I’ve done my best to recreate the dish with measurements [...]

Vegan Veggie Cakes

The original purpose of this website was to share family recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation.  As I am embarking on this journey I have realized that I have not shared how my current family and I eat on a regular basis.  That is what my daughter will remember when she [...]

Horn Cookies

Horn cookies are a staple in my husband’s family for as long as they can remember.  Stories of Grandma Erica circle around every Christmas.   Stories about how she had the kids take turns mixing the dough with a wooden paddle and had them patiently form each little cookie instead of making a couple big ones.  [...]

Reusable Produce Bags + Beeswax Food Wrap

My 2020 New Year’s Resolution  I never realized it but since 2003 I have been challenging myself to move towards more ecofriendly ways of life.  Nothing super monolithic like building an ecofriendly house from scratch (even though that would be AMAZING!); just swapping out ordinary everyday things for more eco-conscience everyday things.  Every year I [...]