Southern Sausage Gravy

So, in my mind, I’m a GRIT. A Girl Raised In The South! I was technically raised up North, but with very strong Southern ideals. I mean I’m sweet, sharp, and chock full of Southern charm! I can eat watermelon in a sundress, sip sweet tea like a Southern lady, I can say darlin’ like…

Balsamic Glazed Chicken

At my big brother’s wedding reception, we had Balsamic Glazed chicken from BJ’s Brewhouse and Restaurant in Tallahassee, FL. After tasting it, I vowed that I’d recreate the dish at my home for my family. When #TheDomesticDiva decides to create a dish, it usually happens! This chicken is moist and flavorful, sitting on top of…

Ooey, Gooey, Cinnamoney, Eattoomany, Cinnamon Rolls

So, yeah, I’m a language arts teacher by day, but I’ll tell you what, when you have a mouthful of these delectable, tantalizing cinnamon rolls, all conventional rules of English and grammar go out the window. With that being said, the name of these cinnamon rolls stay. Period. Got a problem with it? Build a…

Lemon Meringue Tart — apuginthekitchen

I’ve been wanting lemon meringue pie or tart for a while now. I planned on making it last week but got sick. I have had this recipe in my to do pile for a while now and since lemon is one of my favorite flavors it went straight to the top of recipes I wanted […]…

I Woke Up To This……Overnight Cinnamon Rolls!

Waking up just got that much better! A few minutes tonight can prepare you for gooey, hot, cinnamony (yes I said cinnamony) goodness tomorrow morning! Don’t let yeast doughs frighten you! Pull up your big girl panties and your sleeves and get right to it! Trust me, these rolls are worth it! Think mug of…

Italian Sausage Alfredo:”Molto Bene!”

A creamy, luscious Alfredo sauce is a culinary dream — a handful of ingredients that add up to something wonderful. It hails from 1920s Rome, where it was created by restaurateur Alfredo di Lello. His hallmark dish, Fettuccine Alfredo, combined hot fettuccine with a sauce made of butter, heavy cream, and Parmesan cheese, with generous…

2015 Food Bloggers Cookie Swap

When I had to decide on a cookie recipe to bake for this year’s swap, I immediately knew I wanted to bake something that would evoke warm memories of a grandmother’s kitchen, nostalgic times, and simply go great with a cold glass of milk or hot cup of coffee. My Old Fashioned Molasses Crinkles came…

Winning Won Tons!

You know when you order at your favorite Chinese restaurant and they offer the crab rangoons? I take issue with that. I mean, I do not eat seafood (even the imitation crab they use as a filling), and the only variety offered is crab! That doesn’t seem very fair to me. What about chicken rangoons?…

Sweet Potato, Kale, Quinoa Fritters

Who says clean and healthy  eating has to be boring?  Boring people say that clean and healthy eating has to be boring. The Domestic Diva is a founding member of Kitchen Divas Against Boring Foods and takes the mission very seriously: ” Protecting palates from boring foods while nourishing bodies with wholesome choices. ” As…

Flat Out Delicious!

  The Holidays are here! It is time to celebrate with the tastes and goodness of these cheery months! A crisp yet chewy naan flatbread topped with salad greens, crunchy pear, salty blue cheese, caramelized onions, and grilled chicken will help you enjoy each of these festive days without spending extended time in the kitchen–or working…

The Cookies Are Here!!

Butter ‘n’ Bakin’ by Rachel cookies are here! You’ve been asking, begging, and pleading for them and they have finally arrived! All of your favorite bakery cookies are available for purchase and your personal enjoyment! You can purchase your BnB by Rachel cookies here: