There are times when you need a super simple yet tasty recipe. Sunday evening was definitely one of those times. Thankfully for me, my mother has always made the yummiest dressing for the holidays, so I purchased the ingredients & had it cooking in just a few minutes. It’s a Crock-Pot recipe which means all you have to do is mix up the ingredients, place them in the pot & you’re good to go! It doesn’t get much easier than that, does it?
Ingredients needed for this tasty recipe:
1 (8 inch) pan cornbread
8 slices dry white bread
2 c. chicken broth
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1 tsp. sage
1/2 tsp. black pepper
Celery to taste
1 med. onion
2 tbsp. butter
Mix all of the ingredients except the butter together and place them in the crock pot. Add the 2 tbsp. of butter to the top of the mixture in thin slices. Cook on high for 2 hours and then on low for 4 hours, making sure to stir the ingredients every 20-30 minutes so that they do not stick to your pot.
And that’s it! I’m thankful for recipes, especially Crock-Pot recipes, for times when I’m trying to cook quite a few things at once and need space in my oven.
Be on the lookout for pictures from our Flannel Friendsgiving gathering Bethany & I hosted on Sunday. We had so much fun!
“I realize that I will never fully understand the millions of bizarre ways that music brings people together.”
Putting together this playlist made me reflect on what a huge impact music has had on my life. Hear a song & it can bring me right back to a place & time from my life, like taking a ride in a time machine.
Rosemary & I have some pretty big decisions to ponder over this next week and we are taking some time to reflect and get in tune (no pune intended) with ourselves. If you see me around Nashville, most likely, I will have a coffee in hand, writing in my journal or reading a book. We all do need that special time.
I hope you all get a chance to travel, discover & get back to yourself this summer. Here’s some music for the most wonderful journey of all….
After all “Every mix tape tells a story. Put them together, and they add up to the story of life.”
On a side note: The quotes above are from Rob Sheffied’s wonderful book, “Love is a Mixtape.” Pretty please with a cherry on top, read it! So incredible.
With Summertime just around the corner, we can’t stop dreaming about hanging out with friends & enjoying an iced cold tea on the porch. We decided to add a little twist to the classic iced tea by adding infused flavors & could not be more happy with the outcome! It was so much fun playing with flavors, and we can’t wait to enjoy these delicious beverages in the hot summer sun.
The great thing is many of these ingredients came from our homemade garden!
Here are the three yummy favors we came up with: Lemon Orange Tea, Berry Rosemary Tea, & Vanilla Infused Mint Tea (Our Favorite!).
Take a look at our adventures with infused flavors below:
Lemon Orange Tea: Half an orange & half a lemon twisted.
Berry Rosemary Tea: Frozen berry medley (ours had strawberries, raspberries, blackberries & blueberries), sprig of rosemary (crushed & as garnish) & we made heart shaped ice-cubes with berries in them as well!
Vanilla Infused Mint Tea: Handfull of mint crushed & drops (or teaspoons!) of vanilla extract to taste.
And Voila! Ordinary tea turned extraordinary! It’s amazing how a few simple ingredients can transform the traditional summertime tea.