Spicy Candied Sweet Potatoes
Holidays, Potatoes, Side Dishes

Spicy Candied Sweet Potatoes – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

I prefer to keep my marshmallows for s'mores and make these amazing Spicy Candied Sweet Potatoes instead. Since this will probably be my last post before Thanksgiving, I want to take a moment to thank some special people. First up is Tammy of Creative K. Kids for trusting me to co-host the Tasty Tuesdays Link… Continue reading Spicy Candied Sweet Potatoes – Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

antipasto with tuna and pickled vegetables in tomato sauce
Appetizers, Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Seafood

Calabrese Antipasto and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Nothing says Thanksgiving to me more than Antipasto and Pate. Huh? When you party with the Lalanne clan it is pretty easy to figure out the Pate part and our family recipe is oh so easy to make and delicious too. But the Antipasto, well I have to admit, I have no idea where the recipe came… Continue reading Calabrese Antipasto and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Portuguese Beans with Linguica - thatrecipe.com
Beans, Main Courses - meat, Side Dishes

Portuguese Beans with Linguisa

Here's another family recipe. Well technically it is friends of family, but you don't really care how I got it, do you? You just want to get on to the deliciousness. And make no mistake, these Portuguese Beans with Linguica are incredible. And pretty easy to make too. They are a spicy kin to American… Continue reading Portuguese Beans with Linguisa

my best gingerbread - thatrecipe.com

My Best Gingerbread

Christmas in July? YEP! And with good reason. My Goddaddy recently sent me an envelope stuffed full of treasures. Old letters written by family members and one handwritten recipe for "My Best Gingerbread". I knew the handwriting immediately: Aunt Jeanne (his mom). I also knew that I had to make it right away. And by sheer… Continue reading My Best Gingerbread

Cold Rice Salad - thatrecipe.com
Poultry, Rice, Seafood

Cold Rice Salad

In 1999, my parents hosted a family reunion for the Lalanne and Vineys families. It was a bit bigger than our usual 4th of July party. And everyone had a blast getting to know each other. Some cousins hadn't seen each other in decades, and to watch them scamper after each other you'd have thought they were… Continue reading Cold Rice Salad

antipasto with tuna and pickled vegetables in tomato sauce
Appetizers, Cheese and Eggs, Holidays

Who ya gonna call?

There I was searching everywhere in the pickle and olive section of the grocery store searching high and low for the marinated artichokes so I could make Aunt Sue's Hot Artichoke Dip for Thanksgiving. Finally, I gave up and did what any modern independent woman would do in the same situation: rummaged through my purse for my phone,… Continue reading Who ya gonna call?