• Chicken and Dumplings
    Hearth,  Something Savory

    Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

    Almost just like Grandma’s….. This is one of my family’s favorites for Sunday dinner and one of my favorites to fix too. The bonus, it is really easy and cheap, under $10 a pot.  I always make a huge pot so we have plenty for weekday leftovers and freezer meals. If you want to make a smaller amount just start off with less chicken. Don’t be nervous, I’ll walk you through it. It’s all about the base…. The start to Ahhhmazing chicken and dumplings is the broth, and my secret ingredient…BUTTER. Put chicken and broth in a large stock pot, add butter, salt, pepper, rosemary, and thyme. Cover with water and…

  • cooking, recipes

    Welcome To The Hearth

    I enjoy spending time in the kitchen preparing meals from scratch for my family. I rarely follow any recipe to the letter as I usually add or change ingredients to suit our tastes. Most of the dishes I prepare frequently are my own creation or variations of recipes passed on by friends and family. No matter what your tastes, there should be something here to please everyone. Maybe you are looking for something savory, something sweet or just something easy. I am excited to share some of my favorites with y’all, and I can’t wait to hear what you think about them.