Connie’s kitchen

Connie’s Kitchen: Easy Anytime Bake

Connie’s Kitchen: Easy Anytime Bake

Connie’s kitchen December 11, 2015 at 2:11 am 0 comments

By Connie Emmons This quick and easy recipe can be so versatile. Change up the cheese, meats or vegetables. This makes a great breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner meal.  For a party you can cut this bake into small bite size pieces for a new appetizer. So easy this isRead More

Connie’s Kitchen: Gluten free pumpkin pie

Connie’s Kitchen: Gluten free pumpkin pie

Connie’s kitchen December 1, 2015 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons A request for a gluten free pumpkin pie sent me on a quest to try and make a good crust without tons of special ingredients.  I searched through my local grocery store for something other than rice flour that has to have xanthate gum added.  There wereRead More

Connie’s Kitchen: Parmesan garlic chicken

Connie’s Kitchen: Parmesan garlic chicken

Connie’s kitchen November 24, 2015 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons We are all on tight schedules with the holiday hustle and bustle.  Preparing dinner can sometimes be a challenge to get something cooked in a short amount of time and with minimal preparation.  This chicken recipe will solve your problems.  Not only is this quick and easy,Read More

Connie’s kitchen: Candied bacon

Connie’s kitchen: Candied bacon

Connie’s kitchen November 17, 2015 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons Candied bacon is like eating good potato chips. You can’t eat just one. This has been a favorite since my son-in-law made it for me. Try this for a change of pace for holiday snacks and treats. It could become habit forming. Ingredients: 1 lb thick cutRead More

Connie’s kitchen: Meatloaf

Connie’s kitchen: Meatloaf

Connie’s kitchen November 10, 2015 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons I love a good meatloaf and at the restaurant we offer a meatloaf lunch every Tuesday. Recently I began to wonder what would it taste like if I added some chorizo in the middle of the meatloaf. We sell a burger that is a mixture of groundRead More

Connie’s kitchen: Corn chowder

Connie’s kitchen: Corn chowder

Connie’s kitchen November 8, 2015 at 12:59 am 0 comments

By Connie Emmons Winter days are fast approaching and soups are always a hit.  Soup is a true comfort food and warms us up from the inside.  There are endless possibilities when soup is for dinner.  Sometimes just looking through your pantry you can invent a new soup that becomesRead More

Connie’s kitchen: A new twist on your tacos

Connie’s kitchen: A new twist on your tacos

Connie’s kitchen October 24, 2015 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons I recently participated in the Wine On The Water Event held at Volunteer Landing. This is an annual event that brings large numbers of people wanting to sample your food and wines. I talked with Chef Warren Davis from Sysco and he had a great idea. CowboyRead More

Connie’s kitchen: Warm up with fall soups

Connie’s kitchen: Warm up with fall soups

Connie’s kitchen October 18, 2015 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons As fall descends upon us we look for more comfort foods to carry us through the colder seasons ahead.  There are endless possibilities when it comes to types and ingredients for soups.  Fall soups can be especially refreshing when made from ingredients from your garden or fromRead More

Connie’s kitchen: Pumpkin crunch dessert

Connie’s kitchen: Pumpkin crunch dessert

Connie’s kitchen October 11, 2015 at 2:16 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons For me there is nothing better that the aroma of fresh baked desserts. This is the time of year that seems to kick off the holiday baking season. My cousins have made a pumpkin crunch dessert for a long time and hopefully this will compare to theirs.Read More

Connie’s kitchen: seafood

Connie’s kitchen: seafood

Connie’s kitchen September 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

By Connie Emmons I have always enjoyed breakfast for dinner. I am not sure if it is due to my taste buds being more awake or just the novelty of the idea. Whether it is scrambled eggs or french toast all seem to be extremely enjoyable in the evening. TheRead More