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Jessica Wright

Sydney enjoys her homemade yogurt pop.

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Fruity Frozen Yogurt Pops

Want a sweet, healthy treat on a hot summer day that won't take much time to make? Try our fruity yogurt pops! more »

Jul 29, 2014 1:45 PM , Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Skillet Beef Casserole

Salsa and chili powder add a Mexican flair to this beef goulash dish (and you can never go wrong with melted cheese). more »

Jul 23, 2014 11:16 AM , Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Greek Turkey Burgers

These yummy Greek turkey burgers. They’re chock full of good-for-you stuff – red onion, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and feta – and topped with a refreshing yogurt sauce. more »

Jul 1, 2014 9:57 AM , Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: BBT Sandwich

Looking for a new twist on the classic BLT? How about a BBT (bacon, basil, tomato) sandwich for those warmer summer days? Bonus if you use tomatoes from your own garden! more »

Jun 2, 2014 8:00 AM , Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Ham Biscuits

I love biscuits of any kind. And of course, ham. The following recipe is great for parties, family gatherings or even just a weeknight dinner. more »

May 6, 2014 8:00 AM , Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Strawberry Cheescake Cake

The hubby loves cheesecake (so do I!), and I figured it would make for a delicious springtime dessert. I was right. Learn how to make your own strawberry cheesecake cake with our adapted recipe! more »

Apr 10, 2014 8:00 AM , Behind BRC

Country Roads: Pharsalia Estate Turns 200

Foxie Morgan has fond memories of growing up at Pharsalia, a private estate in Nelson County gifted to her great-great-grandfather William Massie 200 years ago. more »

Mar 31, 2014 1:47 PM Country Roads

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Sausage Balls

The classic ingredients are sausage, sharp cheddar cheese and Bisquick. But I added a twist this time, throwing in some delicious cream cheese. Yum! more »

Feb 4, 2014 8:00 AM , Behind BRC

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Taco-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

These Taco-Stuffed Zucchini Boats are chock full of veggies, protein and flavorful Mexican spices. more »

Jan 22, 2014 8:00 AM , Behind BRC

Peanut butter pinwheels

Hayleigh Phillips

The Wannabe Chef: Peanut Butter Pinwheels and Divinity Candy

Learn how to make peanut butter pinwheels and divinity candy, just like grandma used to make! more »

Dec 18, 2013 1:37 PM , Behind BRC

Liz Long

The Wannabe Chef: Chunky Chili

Cocoa powder in chunky chili? Believe it! Try out this chunky chili recipe made in your slow cooker during cold months! more »

Dec 18, 2013 8:00 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Preacher Cookies

Preacher cookies. No-bake oatmeal cookies. Whatever you call them, this is definitely a recipe you can easily pull together if you need a quick dessert. more »

Dec 10, 2013 10:37 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Chicken & Dumplings

This version has many ingredients you’d expect: chicken and dumplings – of course – carrots and celery. But it also incorporates potatoes and a mixture of herbs that take the flavor of the broth and dumplings to a new level. more »

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

This butternut squash soup is full of vegetables, as well as an apple to add both tart and sweet elements to the meal. And it was so easy to put together! more »

Nov 16, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Baked Alaska

The coolest part about Baked Alaska is the fact that it’s baked. Ice cream in the oven? Yep. Apparently, the meringue serves as insulation, so while it browns in the oven for a few minutes, the ice cream doesn’t melt. more »

Nov 11, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Frankenstein Pudding Cups

Ready for Halloween? Learn how to make these adorable Frankenstein Pudding Cups for the kids (and maybe the adults, too!). more »

Oct 24, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC

Chocolate, Berries & Cream Dessert

Learn how to make this amazing dessert from our Roanoker Menu cover - and find out where you can order one like it! more »

Oct 1, 2013 12:00 AM Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Fall on a Plate

This past weekend’s cooler temperatures got me excited about fall. So much so, that I had a craving for pumpkin goodness more »

Sep 21, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Homemade Apple Butter

Learn how to make homemade apple butter right in your crockpot - so easy and the perfect way to greet fall! more »

Sep 20, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC

The Wannabe Chef: Road Trip Snack

A take on the chocolate-covered peanut butter balls typically made during the holidays, this recipe I found on Pinterest also incorporates a salty bite in the form of pretzels. more »

Sep 4, 2013 12:00 AM , Behind BRC