Perfectly Mashed Potatoes

You all must be wondering why I see fit to post about something as simple as mashed potatoes. I mean, don’t I know that everyone knows how to “mash” potatoes? Well, I have experienced less than amazing smooshed spuds and I’m here to set the record straight. Cool your heels, people! Stop trying to reinvent…

My Grandma’s Yams: A Fat Tuesday Memory

Yams are a common addition to a holiday table. There are a TON of ways to prepare them… Perfectly toasted marshmallows on top, “candied” with brown sugar and butter, sweetened with maple syrup… But none are quite as good as the yams my grandma made. I didn’t have her recipe, but I had made them…

Cinnamon Candied Pecans

These pecans or, DEEZ NUTS (It never gets old!) are the easiest candied nut that I have ever tried. Not only are they super simple, but they are freaking delicious, yo! They are great in salads, as dessert toppings or all alone. Perfectly crunchy, they make an easy grab n’ go snack! I’m not going…