Recipes for meat (beef, pork, etc.) and seafood dishes.

Delicious recipes with meat (beef or pork) or seafood.

Steak and Asparagus Stir-Fry for #WeekdaySupper

September 11, 2014
Steak and Asparagus Stir-Fry | Magnolia Days

A stir-fry is the answer. The question is what to make when you have little time and need a meal in a hurry. I wish I had realized that answer years ago. I can vividly remember those days of driving across town, working long hours, and coming home hungry. There were always those old reliable […]

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Slow-Cooker Island Pulled Pork

September 8, 2014
Slow-Cooker Island Pulled Pork | Magnolia Days

September is Hunger Action Month. There is a national campaign to raise awareness and encourage people to take action and help get food to those in need. I am proud, honored, and thrilled to be a part of a special cookbook of healthy affordable slow cooker meal recipes called Where Slow Food and Whole Food […]

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Thai Shrimp Curry for #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

August 14, 2014
Thai Shrimp Curry | Magnolia Days

The message came through one afternoon. The owner of my favorite local Thai restaurant had decided to sell it. The first thing that came to mind is how I must get there to enjoy one of her dishes and inquire on the recipe. Her curry sauce is one of the best I’ve ever had. We […]

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Crispy Fish Sticks With Roasted Potatoes for #WeekdaySupper #ChooseDreams

July 15, 2014
Crispy Fish Sticks with Roasted Potatoes | Magnolia Days

Deep frying and Southern food go hand in hand. I think you can find just about any food fried here in the South. Not only is it fried, it is also battered and fried. Chicken is the most common and seafood comes in a close second. There are fish frys held to raise money, gather […]

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Asian Pork Lettuce Cups for #SundaySupper

July 13, 2014
Asian Pork Lettuce Cups | Magnolia Days

It was a glorious summer day. I walked outside and felt the sun on my face. Birds were singing and some were quite loud. Glancing over at the grill made me smile thinking about the meal to come. A few prep tasks had to be finished and a bottle of wine opened. One must sip […]

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Chimichurri Skirt Steak for #SundaySupper #ChooseDreams

May 25, 2014
Chimichurri Skirt Steak | Magnolia Days

Dirt, water, light, and care are the basics of growing plants and flowers. Dirt is where the plant resides and the foundation of support for the plant. Nutrients are pulled by roots from the soil. Water is as life sustaining to plants as it is people and animals. Light contributes to the processing of those […]

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Pork Roast with Peach Moscato Sauce for #SundaySupper

May 4, 2014
Pork Roast with Peach Moscato Sauce | Magnolia Days

There is a common request at family dinners. The same request is heard when gathering with friends. What is it? It’s a simple request for a beverage: “I’ll have a glass of Moscato”. My family is a shining example. I’ve tried to introduce them to other wines. Almost each time I get “It’s okay, but […]

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Slow-Cooker Cuban Pork

April 3, 2014
Slow-cooker Cuban Pork | Magnolia Days

An accumulation of citrus needed to be put to use. Extras were purchased to be included in photos. They do make great props and give a visual clue as to ingredients in the food. Letting the extras go to waste is not a good thing. The hunt for a recipe began. Flipping through a folder […]

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Beef Stroganoff

January 14, 2014
Beef Stroganoff | Magnolia Days

Blame it on the Polar Vortex. A brutal cold swept across the nation and left many with an abundance of snow, ice, and power outages. For the most part, Georgia was spared from frozen precipitation. It still caused schools, businesses, and some government offices to close. It was also the day a switch in my […]

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Short Ribs with Pasta for #SundaySupper

December 15, 2013
Short Ribs with Pasta | Magnolia Days

The dining room is ready for the feast ahead. A Christmas tree in the corner glows and sparkles. The table is set with holiday finest. Reflections of flickering candlelight dance on the sides of glasses. Arriving family members are drawn to the kitchen with the heavenly aroma of slow-simmering meat. Soon they will gather around […]

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