I love lemon

My addiction to lemon is something that did not come until I was older. When I was pregnant with my first, I could not get enough lemon. Now, if given a choice between lemon bars or brownies I would absolutely choose the lemon bars.  Zesting a lemon is one of my favorite kitchen tasks because of the wonderful smell. So it is no wonder when I found this recipe on Pinterest and it said baked ricotta with LEMON, chives and garlic I was all over it. Total no brainer. So I have set about my task of zesting and juicing my lemon and operation baked ricotta will be underway and I will let y’all know How it turns out. The recipe came from Recipes from the Kitchn. Back to my lemony happy place now. Ahhhh


Cream cheese corn recipe

Ok y’all! I promised you the recipe for this so flipping amazing and easy you  will want to make it for everyone you know including your mailman, cream cheese corn and I am going to keep my promise. So here it goes…it’s really so easy it is almost criminal that it tastes so good. Aren’t those the best recipes?
I am updating this recipe post as it was the first one I ever posted and I felt the need to say more about this family recipe. This is my mom’s recipe and I have no idea of it’s origins, and once you take a bite, you will not either. I have to double this recipe for my family of 6 each time and it is almost where I need to triple it. Everyone comes and scoops some “tastes” out of the pot into a bowl and then we don’t have much left for the actual meal. This is the perfect side dish to a roast or smothered chicken. It is definitely one of our favorites! And I even took a picture for the post today! I’ve come a long way baby (yes that is a cigarette slogan from the 80’s. That was my mama’s brand…ah memories!! lol!!! ) Enjoy!!!

cream cheese corn

Makes 5-6 small servings

stuff you need~

1 medium onion, chopped fine 
2 Tablespoons Butter 
1 (10 ounce) can of corn, drained (I used niblets whenever possible)
2-3 oz cream cheese 

Melt your butter in a 2 quart saucepan. Sauté onion until tender. Lower your heat some. Stir in the drained corn. Add cream cheese and stir until combined well with corn. Add salt and pepper to taste. You can add a little bit of milk to loosen it up some if the mixture is too thick.

just a taste


Love life

I have 2 kiddos who are not feeling great so we are hanging around the house and we are chillin and grillin as big daddy calls it. Hanging by the pool and laying low. Going to see my sweet friend Lexie B who just had her 6th bambino After while and that is about all. Oh and posting the recipe for yummy cream cheese corn for my Cajun mama friends. Stay tuned….and enjoy your Saturday. Hope you are doing something fun and cooking something good!! (Or better yet having someone else cook it for you!)