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Click HERE to Order! “Stories from My Grandmother’s Kitchen” is a collection of recipes and stories rooted deep within the bends and curves of the Mississippi River. You’ll enjoy over 100 original recipes. Each recipe has a


Brown Sugar & Mustard Glazed Salmon


What’s for dinner tonight? It needs to be THIS!!! It’s super simple. But, again, what recipe isn’t? Here’s the recipe! Brown Sugar & Mustard Glazed Salmon -2 6oz salmon fillets -1 teaspoon of salt -1/2 teaspoon of


Perfect Fried Chicken


There are many things that you need in life – this perfect fried chicken recipe is one of them!   -1 whole chicken, cut into pieces -1 1/2 tablespoons of Kosher salt -1 tablespoon of black pepper -1/2 tablespoon


Mascarpone & Spinach Stuffed Salmon


You know how much I loooooove creamed spinach. Well, this is such a clever idea. It’s super simple too. It’s great for a weeknight because it literally cooks up in about 20 minutes –


Wine Braised Chicken Thighs


I once heard someone say that chicken thighs are like the new bacon. I completely agree. I love a chicken thigh and try to mix and match them any way I can. This recipe


Tomato & Shrimp Rice


Perhaps I could have chosen a better title for this dish. But, in the spirit of things being, well, simple and easy – tomato and shrimp rice works perfectly. I think it works great


Garlic Smoked Asparagus


So, did I ever tell you that I looooooove the BBQ? Using the BBQ isn’t really about grilling for me. It’s more about smoking meats and veggies. There’s something really great about controlling the


Roasted Tomato & Spinach Pasta


Let me just say that this is a fantastic date night side dish. I’m not just saying this for my health. I’m saying this from experience – lol. It’s super easy, super flavorful, and


Herb Smoked Pork Chops


I did remind you that it’s the Summer, right? That means I’m going to use my grill as much as I can. I love grilling with an open flame. But, I’ve got my granddaddy’s


Crispy Honey Pepper Chicken Strips


Get ready for a recipe that cooks up soooooooo fast, dinner will be on the table before you know it!   2 pound of boneless skinless check breasts, cut into strips 1 tablespoon of Kosher salt 1 tablespoon


Cuban Chicken


I happen to love chicken. That’s evident due to the gazillion chicken recipes I have on the site right now. It will stay that way:-). Here’s a recipe that’s super simple and is a

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