Grandma’s Glossy Chocolate Frosting (& Velvet Crumb Cake)!

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Recipe: Brown Rice with Mushrooms and Spinach – the perfect side dish!

Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Spinach

I posted a recipe that Samantha’s mom (*read story below) shared with the group for Artichoke Chicken (originally from AllRecipes.com), and WOW – is it ever an amazing and very easy recipe. This is the perfect side dish to go along with it. This recipe comes together quickly, thanks to Trader Joe’s Organic Brown Rice found in the freezer section. Approximately three servings and three minutes in the microwave. Toss with the mixture below, and WELLA! The nuttiness of the brown rice and mushrooms are a perfect combination! Continue reading “Recipe: Brown Rice with Mushrooms and Spinach – the perfect side dish!”

Add this restaurant to your list: MINERO – Charleston, SC and Atlanta, GA!

We stopped at this restaurant for the first time on Fred’s birthday this year. We’ve always heard rave reviews, and I can see why. The food was excellent as were the people, and it sure is more fun when the place you visit has a good vibe to it.

Minero has an excellent vibe. Continue reading “Add this restaurant to your list: MINERO – Charleston, SC and Atlanta, GA!”

(“Samantha Sayers”) Artichoke Chicken: 5 Star Recipe!

Artichoke Chicken!

There is a story to this recipe, which I will explain in a bit. The recipe? Artichoke Chicken. This recipe sounded fabulous to me, since I like artichokes, chicken (and artichoke dip!) So I gave it a whirl and WOW! A quick mix of a few ingredients, spread on top of chicken breasts and popped into the oven. *Poof* MAGIC is served! I kid you not! Continue reading “(“Samantha Sayers”) Artichoke Chicken: 5 Star Recipe!”

Stunning Views and Fabulous Food at Bowens Island – Charleston, SC

Bowens Island View – Charleston, SC

Not fancy, but delicious. That’s how I would describe Bowens Island, a fabulous restaurant in the Charleston, SC area, very close to Folly Beach (for those of you who are familiar.) Continue reading “Stunning Views and Fabulous Food at Bowens Island – Charleston, SC”

Recipes to take for Thanksgiving Dinner – Including Grandma’s Chocolate Pie!

Grandma’s Chocolate Pie

Thanksgiving has so much to do with traditions – family traditions of recipes made year after year, decade after decade, generation after generation. My Grandma’s Chocolate Pie (to die for!) is one of those recipes! It can be tricky when you want to make some of your favorite recipes to take with you when you aren’t having Thanksgiving at your house – so these recipes are all easily portable – and do not have to be reheated, an added plus, especially when the oven could potentially be very full! Click the orange links below for the recipes: Continue reading “Recipes to take for Thanksgiving Dinner – Including Grandma’s Chocolate Pie!”

Bowens Island View!

Bowens Island View – Charleston, SC

There is a wonderful seafood place that we love to visit, Bowens Island restaurant. Their shrimp is fresh, fresh, fresh… lightly breaded and absolutely divine. Continue reading “Bowens Island View!”