Southern Cheese Spritz Crackers are amazing little morsels full of cheesy buttery crunch. These tasty treats are totally addictive and super easy to make. They’re very similar to Southern Cheese Straws, but made with a food processor and a cookie press. One bite and you’ll be totally hooked.
Southern Fried Chicken Salad is the perfect blend of fresh vegetables, crispy fried chicken strips, hard cooked eggs and shredded cheese topped with yummy honey mustard dressing. It’s the ultimate in southern comfort that will have you coming back for more.
Southern End of Summer Medley is a celebration of not only Southern cuisine, but also the official end of summer. Tomorrow is Labor Day. While a typical Labor Day celebration features something on the grill, it’s just too hot to think about that. Therefore, for this year my focus is on some of the South’s…
We do a lot of things right in the South, especially when it comes to Potato Salad! This classic Southern Style Potato Salad with a Twist is perfect for Memorial Day, or anytime for that matter. It’s good served warm, but even better served cold after the flavors have had a chance to meld together!
Southern Cornbread Sticks are crispy on the outside, and moist and tender on the inside. They are a snap to make and are perfect with soups and stews. They are also delicious on their own. What’s even better is that they are just as good the next day when reheated.
Classic Southern Macaroni Salad is the perfect make-ahead side dish for your summer barbecues, picnics or potlucks. It’s filled with crunchy vegetables and a simple creamy sauce. Nothing says summertime like this easy to make Classic Southern Macaroni Salad.
Southern Watermelon Granita is the perfect cool-down treat for these hot summer days. Boasting only three ingredients, the granita is as refreshing as it is show-stopping gorgeous! The granita produces the perfect marriage between the sweet and juicy watermelon, and the tart lime.
Southern Hummingbird Mini-Bundtlettes are bite-sized bundt cakes made with a slightly modified classic Hummingbird Cake recipe. Think carrot cake with bananas replacing the carrots and you’ll have an idea of the taste and texture of this amazing cake. Don’t forget, however, the decadent cream cheese frosting that sits like a jewel atop these mini-bundtlettes.
Cheesy Southern Yellow Squash Casserole takes the lowly squash to new levels with this simple to make recipe. It doesn’t have any eggs, sour cream or mayonnaise often found in squash casseroles. Rather, it’s flavored with just onions, bacon and cheese.
What would the new year be without Black Eyed Peas? It’s a traditional dish served in the South on New Year’s Day, consisting of a savory black-eyed pea mixture served over rice. To jazz it up, I added Andouille Sausage and Louisiana Skillet Cornbread for a true southern dish. I really wanted to add collard…
Louisiana Skillet Cornbread is perfect along side of Southern Black Eyed Peas with Andouille Sausage, Shrimp Étouffée, Red Beans and Rice, and a whole host of other New Orleans classics. Its extra crispy sides and bottom along with a super moist interior will have you reaching for seconds and thirds. As an added bonus, the…
Texas Caviar is the perfect appetizer to serve anytime. It’s super easy to make and insanely delicious. Black-eyed peas and colorful vegetables blended together in an Italian dressing make an awesome dip. For another awesome dip, try my Pico de Gallo.