How to Make Pickled Watermelon Rind

Pickled watermelon rind adds a really nice sweet, salty, vinegary bite to whatever you add it to. Try it in any recipe that calls for regular pickles!

I’ve always heard that pickled watermelon rind is a southern thing, but often wondered why that is. I know pickled things are the perfect pairing with all sorts of foods because they can add and alter the taste of foods taking something good and making it something great.  As for this house, pickled watermelon rindRead more

Homemade Chinese Dumplings

The best ever homemade Chinese dumplings are easier to make than you might expect. Great recipe to double and freeze so you always have them on hand!

If I could only eat a few things for the rest of my life, homemade Chinese dumplings would be at the top of that list, but that wasn’t always the case.  I had the fortune to spend some time with an amazing Chinese woman. Our husbands work together and I happen to meet her whenRead more

Crock-pot Short Rib Burrito Bowls

Smokey, spicy and delicious, these melt in your mouth short ribs are perfect to come home to after a long day at work.

I love my crock-pot. It has made some of the most delicious meals and is perfect for so many things. I’ve used it to keep chocolate warm while making candies, made an incredible queso and cooked countless meals for nights I’ve worked, or days where I knew I wouldn’t be home to make something hotRead more

Mom’s Molasses Baked Beans

Black Strap Molasses, honey and some porky goodness makes mom's molasses baked beans the perfect side for your next BBQ

With summer weather right around the corner, BBQ season is gearing up and that means baked beans! More specifically, my mom’s molasses baked beans. Sure you can always open up a can, but when you realize just how little effort is involved with making baked beans from start to finish, you’ll wonder why you haveRead more