For the Love of Cooking: Chicken Scarpariello

Chicken Scarpariello is an American-Italian dish made with chicken thighs, sweet Italian sausage, and a vinegary, sweet-sour pan sauce.

It’s been a long while since I’ve let the joy of cooking work it’s magic on me. I bought an ingredient I don’t often cook with and tried a new recipe recently. Chicken Scarpariello with Sausage and Peppers, inspired by Bon
Appetit magazine, is an American-Italian dish which literally means “shoemaker’s” style chicken. Continue reading “For the Love of Cooking: Chicken Scarpariello”

Game Day Appetizer: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Some Kinda Good Buffalo Chicken Dip is a must have on Super Bowl Sunday, or anytime you have a housefull!

For as long as I can remember, my first cousin, Justin, and I always wager a friendly bet on Super Bowl Sunday, getting behind our team of choice. The loser takes the winner out for a drink or favorite appetizer, and it’s always a fun time together. Continue reading “Game Day Appetizer: Buffalo Chicken Dip”

Watch Some Kinda Good on The VeryVera Show

Mrs. Vera Stewart is a former caterer and Southern cooking TV host. Her show is currently in its 8th season and airs in 20 metropolitan markets in the Eastern USA.

In October 2019, I was invited to be a guest on The VeryVera Show, and got to spend a few hours on set filming at WJBF Channel 6 Studios in my hometown of Augusta, Georgia. The show originally aired in November 2019, but will re-run today in Augusta, and throughout the weekend, Jan. 16 – 18, in 20 markets across the USA, including Savannah, Macon, Charleston, SC., and more! Continue reading “Watch Some Kinda Good on The VeryVera Show”

Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

Some Kinda Good Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

This is one delicious homemade soup, perfect for chilly winter days or a quick weeknight meal. For an extra flavor boost, add a bouquet garni during simmering.  Continue reading “Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons”

Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls with Hot Honey Dipping Sauce

Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls are complimented by hot honey mustard for a tangy, spicy bite.

It wouldn’t be a holiday par-tay without sausage balls! You can use venison sausage or Italian sausage for this recipe. The secret to GREAT sausage balls is the size of your scoop. Use a melon baller for consistency. The sausage balls shouldn’t be any larger than 1-inch, otherwise, they’ll be dry, golf ball texture and no one wants to bite into that. These tiny sausage balls are bite-size heaven. Cheesy and moist with a little kick, the hot honey mustard sauce is a Some Kinda Good compliment. Continue reading “Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls with Hot Honey Dipping Sauce”

Festive Cranberry Gingerbread Cake

Some Kinda Good Cranberry Gingerbread Cake with “snow-capped” trees makes a showstopping dessert.

This festive Cranberry Gingerbread Cake is topped with fresh, sweetened whipped cream and garnished with “snow-capped” rosemary trees. I made it as the grand finale to our family dinner on Christmas Eve. With a steaming cups of hot coffee, the cake was devoured. Moist and packed with gingerbread flavor, make this dessert for a showstopping holiday treat. Continue reading “Festive Cranberry Gingerbread Cake”

Put the Happy in Holidays with Sweet Potato Biscuits

Some Kinda Good Sweet Potato biscuits are mouthwatering served with apple butter or warm syrup.

My great grandma Elnora passed away when I was 13-years-old. She loved sweet potato biscuits and passed on her love of these fluffy, soft delights to my Grandma Dot, Mom and me! They are delicious eaten with country ham, or spread with softened butter or apple butter. Honey and warm syrup compliment them too. With a side of bacon, there isn’t too much else I need in this world! Continue reading “Put the Happy in Holidays with Sweet Potato Biscuits”

Cold and Creamy Grape Salad

Some Kinda Good Grape Salad combines brown sugar, cream cheese and pecans for a delicious brunch or holiday side dish.

Who doesn’t love cream cheese and graham crackers? Beware–the cold and juicy grapes in this crowd-pleaser are addictive. Thanks to my Aunt Susan for introducing me to such a fabulous recipe! Continue reading “Cold and Creamy Grape Salad”

How to Cook and What to Eat During a Hurricane

Living on the Georgia coast, I’ve learned more than ever the importance of being prepared when natural disasters strike. In 2016, during Hurricane Matthew, we lost power for about 48 hours with no indication of when it would return. Outside, harsh winds ripped through the neighborhood, uprooting age old oak trees, snapping tall pine trees in half and wreaking havoc. In 2017, we evacuated Savannah during Hurricane Irma, and thankfully came home to minimal damage. 
Continue reading “How to Cook and What to Eat During a Hurricane”

Georgia Peanut Pesto

Georgia Peanut Pesto makes a great sandwich spread, pasta or pizza sauce.

Georgia Peanut Pesto
My Georgia Peanut Pesto is Some Kinda Good tossed with pasta, spread on sandwiches, used in place of marinara for pizza sauce or as a dip! Freezes well and keeps in the refrigerator.  Continue reading “Georgia Peanut Pesto”