Perfect Pot Pie

With as cold as it has been in much of the US, today I thought we’d take a look at some warm and filling pot pie recipes.

Turkey and Chicken:

Turkey pot pie with biscuits

Classic chicken pot pie

Chicken pot pie with puff pastry

Chicken and artichoke heart pot pie

Chicken pot pie with ham

Tomato, corn and chicken pot pie

Curried chicken pot pie

Mushroom, marjoram and chicken pot pie

Lighter chicken pot pie

Chicken alfredo pot pies

Butternut squash chicken pot pie

Chicken ramen noodle pot pie


Italian pot pie

Guinness pie

Italian beef pot pie

Braised short rib, stout and potato pot pie

Southwestern taco pot pie


Spicy seafood pot pies

Shrimp and andouille pot pie

Shrimp pot pie

Lobster truffle pot pie

Lobster pot pie


Winter vegetable red curry pot pie

Winter vegetable pot pie with cheddar biscuit topping

Italian white bean and kale pot pies

What are your favorite ingredients to put inside a pot pie?

Snowy Surprise

Since it’s the middle of winter I thought today we’d take a look at some snow crafts and decorations and a few treats too.

Snowflake wine box

‘Snowballs for sale’ door decor

Snowflake mason jar 

Watercolor snowflake apron

Winter to spring transitional wreath

Snowman page marker

Snowman canvas art

Snowman mason jar

Amigurumi snowman family

‘Let it snow’ wreath

Shadow box snow globe

Mason jar snow globe

Snow lanterns

Ski slope diorama

String snowman card

Snow lady pillow

Snow family bowls

Bundled up snow family

Snowman snow gauge

Snowman terrarium

Pom-pom snowman figurine

Felted snowman

Snowflake t-shirt

Cute sock snowmen

Snowman canister covers of felted wool

Snowman runner

Felt snowman hangers

Clay snowman

Snowy Treats:

Frozen banana pops

Snowman cupcakes

Marshmallow snowmen

Snowy marshmallows

Chocolaty melting snowmen

Meringue snowmen

What snow creations are you making?

Chili Cook-off

As we work through this winter season and head towards the big football game in a couple of weeks today I thought we’d take a look some chili recipes.  One of my favorite things to do is to make chili in a crock pot, which often leaves leftovers for another day and doesn’t require much work to make either.


Cincinnati chili

Chunky beef chili

Texas red chili

Butterfield Stageline chili

Mexican chili

Southwestern meatball chili

Dragon’s breath chili


Spicy vegetarian chili

Vegan white bean chili in a pressure cooker

Vegetarian chili

Vegan sweet potato chili

Paneer chili

False alarm chili

Vegetarian lentil chili

Turkey and Chicken:

Spicy turkey chili

Chicken chili

White bean chicken chili

White chili with cornbread

Instant pot turkey chili

White bean chicken chili

Chicken chili with hominy

White chicken chili rice bowls

Spicy chicken sausage, white bean and beer chili

Crock pot white chicken chili

Chicken fajita chili

Indian summer turkey chili

Turkey corn chili

Chunky chicken and chorizo chili

Other Options:

Chili verde with lime and cilantro cream

Roasted pork white chili

Lamb, bean and sweet potato chili

Caribbean pork chili

Beef and pork chili

Chipotle and cumin spiced sausage chili

What’s your favorite chili recipe?

A Perfect Day for Popcorn

Today I thought we’d take a look at some creative ways to dress up the simple popcorn kernel.


Carol’s caramel corn

Sweet caramel corn

Gooey caramel corn

Maple pecan popcorn

Butter pecan popcorn

Halloween popcorn treats

Mexican chocolate popcorn

Pumpkin spice popcorn

Cinnamon bun popcorn

Cinnamon toast popcorn

Butterfinger and cookies and cream popcorn

Frosted marshmallow popcorn balls

White chocolate popcorn balls

Chocolate popcorn brittle

Warm spiced vanilla popcorn

Macadamia butter crunch popcorn


Cheese pizza popcorn

Pizza popcorn

Cheddar cheese popcorn

Popcorn with herbs de provence and asiago cheese

Cheesy garlic popcorn

Cajun popcorn

Popcorn balls

Spicy sesame popcorn

Spicy siracha popcorn

Truffled popcorn

Maple bacon popcorn

Popcorn with rosemary infused oil

Zippy Italian popcorn

Hickory and Gorgonzola popcorn

Bacon jalapeño popcorn

What are your favorite popcorn recipes?

Warm and Comforting Gumbo

To start the year I thought we’d start with some gumbo recipes.  These include the traditional gumbos as well as some others that aren’t as traditional you may want to try.


Cajun seasoned vegetarian gumbo

Vegan vegetarian gumbo

Vegetable gumbo


Shrimp and crab gumbo

Hot seafood gumbo

Shrimp gumbo

Shrimp and andouille gumbo

Shrimp and oyster gumbo with okra

Catfish gumbo

Shellfish and andouille gumbo with shrimp, scallops, clams and oysters with crispy okra

Gulf coast gumbo

Shrimp gumbo casserole

Chicken and seafood gumbo

Chicken and Turkey:

Chicken chorizo gumbo

Gumbo biscuit bake

Southern chicken and sausage gumbo

Chicken chorizo gumbo

Emeril’s chicken and andouille gumbo

Turkey gumbo


Chicago gumbo

Smokey gumbo

What gumbo recipe is your favorite?