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Happy New Year!

Whew…………….where did 2016 go? Oh well good riddance 2016 and HELLO 2017.  Don’t forget to make a big pot of black eyed peas to ensure your prosperity in 2017.  Have a blessed first day of the New Year! Advertisements

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Awesome Christmas with My Grandbabies

This was the first Christmas I really felt like getting in the holiday spirit since Jerry’s passing.  I know he was looking down, cheering me on and was saying “Stay in the Christmas spirit babe for our grandbabies.”  Well, I am happy to report, I did just that.  I stayed in the Christmas spirit, decorated the house inside […]

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Making Chicken Sausage Oh So Good!

I did a remake on a Chicken Sausage recipe I posted a couple of years ago.  Checkout my latest cooking video on YouTube – Chicken Sausage made with Fresh Spinach, Asiago Cheese and Mozzarella Cheese.  Guaranteed to be your family favorite.  Enjoy!

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Making Andouille Sausage

Here’s the perfect tailgating idea for ya – Pecan Smoked Andouille Sausage links!  I served my Andouille sausage links on a buttery potato bun slathered with yellow mustard, sautéed yellow peppers, red onions and topped with a savory shredded red cabbage. These Andouille Sausage links will please any football crowd.  Enjoy my video “Making Andouille Sausage” Are you ready for some […]

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Roasted Garlic Anytime……..

Homemade Roasted Garlic is so much better than that stuff you buy at the store.  I love using fresh Roasted Garlic when a recipe calls for garlic.  Its sweet and savory flavor really bumps up a recipe.  Once you start making your own Roasted Garlic you will never buy that store bought stuff again! In […]

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Oven Roasted Spicy Beer Can Chicken with Savory Beer Sauce

Last month I made myself a Spicy Beer Can Chicken.  I normally make Beer Can Chicken using my barrel smoker. I was grounded to the house working on a project the day I made this recipe. So, I roasted my Beer Can Chicken in the oven.  My Beer Can Chicken was super tender, jammed packed with flavor […]

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Remember my Mom, Evelyn L. Gillespie on this day.

My Mom, Evelyn L. Gillespie, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on this day in 2007.  She shares this day with ALL the people we lost 15 years ago on 9-11.  Rest in Peace Mom and ALL the other souls we lost on this day. WE WILL NEVER FORGET Sunrise Date: June […]

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Grilled Chicken Creamy Cheesy Collard Greens and Green Chiles Enchiladas…….It’s Football Sunday!

YAY…it’s football Sunday, my Chargers are playing, and you know I had to make myself some serious football munchies!  I love enchiladas no matter how you cook them LOL.  This enchilada recipe was shared with me by my YouTube buddies Karen and T-Roy. These enchiladas are jammed packed with flavor, lots of cheesy goodness and fresh collard greens!  […]

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Ashton and Preston’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich

My beautiful granddaughters, Ashton and Preston will be showing off their cooking skills.  They will be making Crispy Chicken Sandwiches and Blueberry Ginger Ale! The bloopers at the end of this video will crack you up.  Enjoy! Be Blessed and Keep on Cooking……………………with your grandbabies!   Josie  

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Honey Glazed Whiskey Marinated Baby Back Ribs

I was in the mood for some ribs and today, it was 112 degrees in the shade so I really didn’t want to spend too much time on patio grilling.   I ran across this Honey Marinated Baby Back Ribs recipe in one of my old cooking magazines a few years ago. I gave it a […]

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