Category Archives for Recipes

Deviled Eggs

Perfect for snack and potlucks. Who doesn't love a plate of homemade deviled eggs? Here's how I make mine.

A plate of deviled eggs is one of my go-to things to fix for potlucks and get-togethers. They are always appreciated no matter what else is on the table. They also make a great snack. If you are taking them, sprinkle a little paprika on top to make them look pretty. 6 eggs Water for […]

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Crockpot Turkey Frame Soup

Put that turkey frame to good use by first making homemade broth and then turning it into a delicious pot of soup... all in your slow cooker.

1 carcass (frame of turkey), wings, bones, skin and everything from your leftover cooked turkey 3 stalks celery complete with leaves 1 medium yellow onion 2 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 5 black peppercorns Remove all the good meat from the carcass, wrap well and set aside in the refrigerator. Then, break […]

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Southern Collard Greens

You've gotta try cooking collards from scratch. Such a tasty treat and surprisingly easy to make.

Around here it’s a tradition to eat Collard Greens on New Year’s Day. But don’t stop there. These delicious leafy green vegetables cooked in crispy bacon with some onion, garlic and spices are delicious all winter long. Put on a pot of these, let them cook for a good 2 hours and make sure you […]

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Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Skip the canned stuff and cook up a batch of black-eyed peas from scratch. They taste amazing.

Down here in the south, it’s tradition to eat greens and black eyed peas on New Year’s Day (usually served with ham and some other sides.)  Black eyed peas actually have quite a long history of bringing good luck and prosperity to a number of people.  Here in the south, it is most widely believed […]

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Buttermilk Baking Mix

Baking Mix Recipe with Buttermilk to use instead of something like Bisquick.

I love making my own homemade convenience foods and this buttermilk baking mix is my favorite around the holidays. It makes whipping up a fresh batch of biscuits easy as pie. The same biscuit dough makes a great topping for pot pies made from leftovers and this mix makes the most amazing waffles and pancakes. […]

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