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.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. 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 […]

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True South Hoppin John

Hoppin John is a classical southern dish that's as tasty as it is frugal. Served over rice, the ham, black eyed peas and veggies burst with flavor and fill you up.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We’ve been talking about the tradition of eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day.  The symbolism of this very southern dish is interesting.  You can […]

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Southern Collard Greens

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

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. 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 […]

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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.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. 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.)  […]

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Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

I bake a big batch of these gingerbread cookies each year. It just wouldn't be Christmas without them.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I love gingerbread cookies. There’s just something about that sweet and spicy mix that makes them perfect. Around here it doesn’t really feel like Christmas until […]

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Buttermilk Baking Mix

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

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. 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 […]

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