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Lucy Brewer

Croissant Breakfast Casserole

Croissant breakfast casserole made with orange marmalade, eggs, and cream—luscious and super easy. Prepare ahead and bake in the morning! My friend Rita’s late mother-in-law, Miss Louise, gave me this recipe for Croissant Breakfast Casserole, and it is one of the easiest breakfast recipes you will find. It takes about ten minutes to put together …

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Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken is everything you need a quick and easy meal to be: melted cheese draped over salty prosciutto wrapped around a succulent chicken breast. Comes together in minutes! I should have titled this post The Easiest Chicken Recipe Ever because that’s what it is! So simple, but bursting with flavor that sizzles inside …

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Cheese Grits Casserole

Cheese Grits Casserole is a Southern favorite and this version is the best! We use Cheddar cheese and a little half-and-half with eggs to make it rich and creamy. This recipe is a family and friends favorite! Cheese grits…once a Southern tradition and now starting to appear on menus everywhere. The beauty of grits is that they are neutrally …

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Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Overnight breakfast casserole that you can whip up in about twenty minutes, stick in the fridge, and bake in the morning. This one features sausage and egg, with lots of cheese! It’s easy and the perfect make ahead breakfast! This breakfast casserole recipe is perfect when you’re having houseguests because you can put it together …

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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin Bread recipe using canned pumpkin, dark brown sugar, molasses, and lots of spices! It’s moist and flavorful and absolutely the best pumpkin bread we’ve ever tasted! One of my favorite breakfasts is a slice of warm, spicy pumpkin bread with fresh strawberries and blackberries. But of course, you don’t have to limit yourself to …

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Mac and Cheese with Creamy Cheese Sauce

Mac and Cheese with a creamy, cheesy sauce — this one is a classic family favorite! No eggs, just a luscious creaminess with LOTS of cheese! It’s the cheesiest and the best! Cold, rainy, winter days…or hot, steamy, summer weekend cookouts with barbecue—both are perfect for a warm, comforting, cheesy plate of creamy baked mac and …

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Pesto Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

Pesto Chicken with Roasted Vegetables is a low-carb, nutritious, one pan dinner that everyone loves. You can use homemade or store-bought pesto and almost any mixture of vegetables. If you’re busy and don’t have much time to cook, this Pesto Chicken recipe is perfect for you—you can use store-bought basil pesto to save time, or …

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Visiting Aiken, South Carolina

Aiken, South Carolina, is a hidden gem among Southern towns, featuring equestrian events, walking trails, a charming downtown, and The Willcox Hotel. Don’t you love coming across hidden gems? Aiken, South Carolina is one of those! We visited there recently while traveling from our daughter’s home in Augusta, about half an hour away. Aiken has …

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This award winning chocolate chip cookie recipe makes cookies that are soft in the middle and a little crispy around the edges—with extra brown sugar and two kinds of chocolate!  These homemade chocolate chip cookies are full of rich chocolate, brown sugar, and vanilla and they’re big and have just the right amount of crispiness around …

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Southern Squash Casserole

Squash Casserole is a favorite at every potluck gathering. With grated Cheddar cheese, crumbled Ritz crackers, and fresh yellow squash, this casserole is a great way to use those summer vegetables! Squash Casserole with Ritz crackers is ubiquitous on the Southern table in the summertime, probably because nearly everyone who has a garden grows squash …

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