the carolina burger with chili and slaw on a bakery bun
Main Dishes, Recipes, Sandwiches

The Carolina Burger

There are thousands of burgers out there, but there’s only one burger named for my beloved state…the Carolina Burger. It originated in the coastal and piedmont areas of North and South Carolina, and boy…is it ever good! In North Carolina, we love our creamy slaw, mustard, onions, and hotdog chili. […]

Chicken pot hand pies stacked on a baking sheet
Main Dishes, Recipes, Sandwiches

Chicken Pot Hand Pies

The very moment there’s a little chill in the air, my hubby asks me to make Chicken Pot Hand Pies. They’re basically chicken pot pies in puff pastry pockets that are as delicious as you can imagine. I’m a chicken pot pie kinda girl. And my hubby loves them even […]

grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup
Recipes, Sandwiches, Skillet Meals

Pesto Grilled Cheese

You’ve probably eaten many grilled cheese sandwiches in your life, but have you made one using pesto and gouda? Combine this sandwich with my Fire Roasted Tomato Soup, and you’ll be hanging out in comfort-food heaven. There’s nothing else in this world that can calm the waters like a grilled […]

egg salad toast on a colorful plate
Recipes, Sandwiches

Egg Salad Toast

Sometimes, only egg salad will satisfy my cravings. There’s just something about those creamy yolks mixed with mayo and dijon mustard that floats my boat. My recipe is a basic southern go-to, so there are no surprises here. What may surprise you is how good it tastes when asparagus comes […]

caprese panini on colorful plate
Recipes, Sandwiches, Skillet Meals

Caprese Panini

I’m a panini kind of girl. Give me some gooey mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil, and I’ll be happy for life. Did I say anything about the crunchy, buttery bread toasted to perfection? Ahhhhh. Panini, I love you. Oh! I almost forgot. There’s balsamic glaze in there. You can actually […]