One-Pot Dinner Dishes for Quarantined Cooking

That escalated quickly! The Coronavirus pandemic has many of us self-quarantined in our homes and there’s no better time to cook. With public restaurants and coffee shops closing temporarily and putting social distancing in place to slow the spread of this virus, our kitchens are calling (along with the hand sanitizer), and I’ve got a few easy recipe ideas and pantry staples to share as we navigate these uncertain times.  Click on the links below to get the full recipes!
Continue reading “One-Pot Dinner Dishes for Quarantined Cooking”

Ground Beef Penne Pasta Bake

Ground Beef Pasta Bake comes together in one-pot quickly with jarred tomato sauce, onion and garlic.

Dinner just got easier. This Ground Beef Penne Pasta Bake is made with pantry staples I always have on hand, like pasta and jarred tomato sauce. Feel free to try different cheeses – Parmesan, Asiago or Romano would be great on top of this satisfying one-pot meal.  Continue reading “Ground Beef Penne Pasta Bake”

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Round-Up

Living in Savannah, I’ve complied quite the recipe repertoire for St. Patrick’s Day. From main courses to cocktails and desserts, I’ve got it all! Whether you visit The Hostess City once a year or just enjoy celebrating all things Irish, this menu is sure please. Continue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Round-Up”

One-Pot Citrus Chicken with Jasmine Rice and Fresh Thyme

With only a few ingredients, this dish is economical and Some Kinda Good!

Cooking with citrus makes me feel happy. Whether it’s lemons, limes or oranges – there are so many ways to add bright pops of color and flavor to baked goods and even savory dishes, Chili-Lime Jalapeno Corn or Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake to name a few.  This one-pot chicken dish is a new favorite, perfect for weekend or weeknight cooking and great for serving to company! When served directly from the pan, this dish makes a beautiful presentation. Enjoy. Continue reading “One-Pot Citrus Chicken with Jasmine Rice and Fresh Thyme”

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”