About Rosie Mayes

Rosie Mayes is the creator of the blog and social media channels I Heart Recipes (IHeartRecipes.com). She learned to cook from her Louisiana-born family. Ten years ago, she started her YouTube channel when she was working 12-hour days as a certified nursing assistant, but her platform grew quickly, and five years ago she quit her day job to devote herself to I Heart Recipes. @iheartrecipes

Two golden pan-fried pork chops in a cast-iron skillet.

Pan-Fried Pork Chops

Pork chops, simple and satisfying, are what you get with this simple, lightly spiced lovelies cook in no time. Burnished on the outside, juicy on the inside, and flavorful through and through.

Sliced candied sweet potatoes in an oval baking dish.

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Real-deal candied sweet potatoes that are, yes, indecently sweet in that traditional Southern way. Yet they’re also spiced just so to satisfy in more way than one.