Shrimp Creole by Gina

Creole Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

Plump juicy shrimp, diced tomatoes, the Trinity, and spices all come together to make this scrumptious Shrimp Creole. This is truly a deep south delicacy. Simple enough to make regularly, but exquisite enough for your fanciest gathering. It is sure to please everyone on the guest list and your family will be begging for it […]

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Cajun White Bean Chili

Creole Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

This delicious Cajun White Bean Chili is packed with chicken and andouille sausage, making it a thick and meaty chili sure to please the whole family.  It cooks up beautifully in your favorite dutch oven or deep cast iron skillet.  It’s perfect for those winter days when you need something filling that will warm you […]

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Skillet Sausage Dip

Appetizers, Recipes by Gina

This easy Skillet Sausage Dip will quickly become one of your favorite go-to recipes for any event you host.  Made with sausage, cheeses, and sour cream, it is absolutely delicious.  My family doesn’t even need an occasion.   Hey – it’s like um, Sunday – why don’t we have some of that dip? Seriously, any reason will […]

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The Ultimate Jalapeno Poppers

Appetizers, Recipes by Gina

These Ultimate Jalapeno Poppers combine all of your favorite things into one scrumptious over the top appetizer.  With bacon, sausage, and cheese – they can almost be the main dish.  Did I mention Bacon? And Sausage? And Cheese – two kinds?  Oh yeah – they are the most delicious things ever.  As these have the […]

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Hearty Crock-Pot Beef Stew

Crock Pot Recipes, Recipes by Gina

This Hearty Crock-Pot Beef Stew is filled with tender chunks of beef and your favorite veggies, all simmered in a delectable rich beef gravy. It is definitely, mouth-watering down-home goodness. Yeah –  it’s getting to be that time of year again.  Temps dropping, getting chilly.  I really love to use my Crock-Pot for some delicious home-cooked meals.  […]

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One-Pot Italian Spaghetti Casserole

Casseroles, Italian Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

This One-pot Italian Spaghetti Casserole is a delicious and easy to make dish.  It is bursting with Italian flavors that come together quickly. Absolutely perfect for those nights when you are rushed for time but still want some homemade goodness.  It cooks up all in your skillet, so clean-up is a breeze – score! I […]

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Small Batch Crock Pot Chili

Crock Pot Recipes, Recipes by Gina, Small Batch Recipes

Small Batch Crock Pot Chili.  Simmered in your Crock Pot all day, this is a flavor-packed small batch of delicious Chili, perfect for 3 to 4 people.  Sometimes you just want a small amount of Chili, but most versions make a huge amount.  As I’ve said before, my crazy family is not very fond of […]

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Cajun Shrimp Scampi

Creole Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

Cajun Shrimp Scampi, succulent shrimp, butter, spices, and parmesan cheese – baked to perfection. This is one of my all-time favorites.  And I do mean all time!  The first time I ever had Scampi, I fell madly and truly in love.  I made this version after our trip to New Orleans.  Talk about fabulous food, […]

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Shrimp Creole by Gina


Creole Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

Plump juicy shrimp, diced tomatoes, the Trinity, and spices all come together to make this scrumptious Shrimp Creole. This is truly a deep south delicacy. Simple enough to make regularly, but exquisite enough for your fanciest gathering. It is sure to please everyone on the guest list and your family will be begging for it […]

February 13, 2018

Cajun White Bean Chili


Creole Inspired Recipes, Recipes by Gina

This delicious Cajun White Bean Chili is packed with chicken and andouille sausage, making it a thick and meaty chili sure to please the whole family.  It cooks up beautifully in your favorite dutch oven or deep cast iron skillet.  It’s perfect for those winter days when you need something filling that will warm you […]

January 23, 2018

The Day Time Stopped


Grief

They say time heals all wounds. But what about when time stops? I last saw you 2 years ago today. You came and helped your Dad and I at work. Never saying a word. I gave you money for helping out – “I don’t need this” – truer words could not have been spoken. Time […]

January 18, 2018

Skillet Sausage Dip


Appetizers, Recipes by Gina

This easy Skillet Sausage Dip will quickly become one of your favorite go-to recipes for any event you host.  Made with sausage, cheeses, and sour cream, it is absolutely delicious.  My family doesn’t even need an occasion.   Hey – it’s like um, Sunday – why don’t we have some of that dip? Seriously, any reason will […]

January 2, 2018

The Ultimate Jalapeno Poppers


Appetizers, Recipes by Gina

These Ultimate Jalapeno Poppers combine all of your favorite things into one scrumptious over the top appetizer.  With bacon, sausage, and cheese – they can almost be the main dish.  Did I mention Bacon? And Sausage? And Cheese – two kinds?  Oh yeah – they are the most delicious things ever.  As these have the […]

December 28, 2017

Hearty Crock-Pot Beef Stew


Crock Pot Recipes, Recipes by Gina

This Hearty Crock-Pot Beef Stew is filled with tender chunks of beef and your favorite veggies, all simmered in a delectable rich beef gravy. It is definitely, mouth-watering down-home goodness. Yeah –  it’s getting to be that time of year again.  Temps dropping, getting chilly.  I really love to use my Crock-Pot for some delicious home-cooked meals.  […]

December 19, 2017

Daily Goodie Box – The Unboxing


Unboxing

I have heard a few things about the Daily Goodie Box. They send random people a box filled with goodies. This way people can try out new things and give their opinions. Since it is free, I assumed it would be filled with a few small samples and such. Well much to my surprise, I […]

November 29, 2017

Crock Pot Roast Chicken


Crock Pot Recipes

Crock Pot Roast Chicken, delicious fall off the bone easy goodness.  I love a whole roasted chicken, but putting it in the oven and watching for hours, just doesn’t always fit with our busy schedules.  This is a very easy, set it and forget it type dish.  My favorite kind – go figure.  Who would […]

November 13, 2017