Simply Sophisticated Cooking | Creamy Grits with Aged Cheddar Cheese and Spinach

Creamy Grits with Aged Cheddar Cheese and Spinach

I’m sneaking back to my Southern roots in honor of Black History Month and bringing you a recipe for Creamy Grits with Spinach and Cheese. I have to admit that I didn’t like grits growing up. Both my sister and I would just groan when mom put them on the table almost every morning for…

Simply Sophisticated Cooking | Hubby's Recipe for Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

20 Easy Recipes For When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

You’re tired, drained, unhappy and just aren’t in the mood to cook tonight. Trust me, I know. I’ve been there. But I also know you’ll feel even worse after eating that drive-through meal you picked up on the way home. You’ll feel bloated, guilty and sluggish. None of which is going to help you feel…

Turkey Salad with Cranberries, Apples, Kale and Walnuts

21Thanksgiving Leftover Makeovers Transformed Into New Dishes

Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s both a love and hate affair. Turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, corn, green bean casserole, stuffing and cranberry sauce. So tasty on Thanksgiving Day. But after lingering in the fridge for days, we grow weary of their presence and just wish them gone. So what is do with all those leftovers?…

Blueberry topped lemon curd tarts

A Dozen Recipes for Labor Day Weekend Cooking

While fall officially arrives on September 22nd, the unofficial goodbye to summer in the US is Labor Day weekend. The kids are back in school and Labor Day is the last hot three-day holiday weekend until Thanksgiving. Labor Day’s origins are about celebrating the American worker’s contribution to society, although I’m not sure the idea…

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10 Authentic Brazilian Recipes for the 2016 Olympics

With the 2016 Olympics opening in Brazil on August 6th, I thought it would be fun to cook a Brazilian dinner for opening night. After peeking through my recipes, I realized I have never cooked any Brazilian food. I’ve eaten it in restaurants, but never cooked it at home. I find that a little sad, since…