Pasta with Butter, Garlic and Parsley

My Tall & Handsome it a pasta addict. He loves it served with the most complex sauce or with just basic, simple almost peasant ingredients. This recipe falls into the latter. It’s made with some basic good for you ingredients, plus I’m going to give you some optional ingredient options you can used to create






It’s Tuscan Good Soup

This is my absolutely favorite time of the year. Seems like this is when we can bring out the good-for-you, hearty comfort foods. Usually when we get the first good cool chill of the season I make our first pot of Posole. The rest of the time we enjoy dining on soups, chowders and stews






Slow Cooker Shepherd’s Pie

For years Tall & Handsome has been extolling the wonders of Shepherd’s Pie. I on the other hand – not so much. I had never delved into the cuisine that conjured up visions of chopped up whatever, eaten while setting amidst a herd of sheep while dressed like a renegade shepherd from the town nativity.






OMG! Pears

In the spirit of disclosure I feel like I need to tell you I almost dubbed today’s recipe – OMG! Pears – in the Slow Cooker. I’ve had an obsession with my slow cooker lately – so much so that I’ve cooked the handle off the lid and probably need to invest in a new






Easy Hoppin’ Johns, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It just seems like a few nights ago Tall & Handsome and I were ushering in 2016, yet here it is almost February! We have a southwestern New Year’s tradition in our house and welcome the New Year with a pot of Posole. But, like many of you, I do like my black-eyed peas and






Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Well, the New Year has started so, Happy New year everyone! 2014 and 2015 turned out to be unusual years for us with bumps in the roads we didn’t see. At the end of 2015 we both caught a major bug that put my dad in the hospital and left us flat of our backs






Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Well, schizophrenic Mother Nature is beginning to finally show us some signs of spring – and then whiplash us back and says, “No, no, no you naughty boys and girls. A little more frozen time for you!” Even so, we’re thinking comfort food, potatoes, cheese – Slow Cooker Cheesy Potatoes! This weather whiplash can’t stop