A classic pound cake recipe makes one of the most versatile cakes for all occasions. This pound cake recipe is an heirloom cake recipe handed down from my grandmother. The thing I hold most dear that I inherited from my grandmother is her love of time in the kitchen. It seemed that there was nowhere read more »
New Year Recipes
This chicken dip recipe is simple and so delicious, it is truly one of the best I’ve made! It’s easy to see why dip recipes make favorite appetizers for parties and entertaining. This chicken dip happened as an accident. Thankfully though, it happened! You see, it began one evening while we were at the lake. read more »
Swedish meatballs make a delicious dish served as an appetizer or as a main meal. This family recipe is made from scratch and is a favorite! Growing up, whenever Mama would make her Swedish meatballs, I couldn’t wait until time for supper. I’d stand as close by her side as she’d let me as she read more »
Chocolate Gravy? Seriously? Yep. It is one of those quick little sweet indulgences that was created by a very inventive and resourceful cook many generations ago. Reportedly born in the Appalachian area of the south, chocolate gravy is perfect served with a plate of buttermilk biscuits and bacon. It really is hard to beat.
Beef tenderloin has to be one of my favorite cuts of meat in all the land. So naturally, I’m all about these beef tenderloin sliders. I can’t get enough of them! They are perfect for serving as an appetizer for a party or even as an entree for a special family meal. Basically, you can’t read more »
Crab Dip makes a favorite appetizer or snack to serve that we all just love. Filled with delicious crabmeat, this crab dip recipe is an absolute favorite around here. Perfect to serve with celery sticks, crackers, or corn chips makes this crab dip one of those recipes that I turn to time and again, especially read more »
A Southern New Year’s Menu always includes certain dishes, at least around my house. For as long as I remember, pork, greens, and peas have been part of the New Year’s Day menu in my family. Said to bring good luck for the coming year, it is definitely a tradition I enjoy sharing with my read more »
Black Eyed Peas are one of the most comforting, amazing dishes in southern history. Well, at least they are in my family. Thankfully, they are one of the easiest, most budget-friendly, nutrient-rich dishes to prepare, too. Growing up, there were many weeknights that we had supper with my grandparents and all my grandfather would want read more »
This Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie is seriously one of those recipes you’ll make, fall in love with, and turn around and make as soon as that pie has been gobbled up. Which will probably be sooner than you think. Wait. You don’t do that? Hmmm. Oh well, this chocolate chip cookie pie will seriously make read more »
Oh friends, this Peppermint Chocolate Cake recipe has just got to show up on your Christmas list of must-make cake recipes. Seriously. Hello, deliciousness. I’ll spare you all of the amazing comparisons and just tell you, it tastes like the best peppermint bark you’ve ever tasted. In cake form.
This Cranberry Orange Glazed Ham recipe makes a perfectly delicious addition to your Christmas or holiday menu and really couldn’t be easier to make. No one will ever guess how quickly the glaze comes together that lends such an amazing flavor to this ham recipe. And most likely they wouldn’t believe you if you told read more »
Rum Cake and Christmas go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like peas and carrots. Like halloween and pumpkin. Like Valentine’s Day and chocolate. At least in my book. Rum cake always appears on the holiday dessert buffet and always is one of the desserts that disappears the quickest. And this rum cake read more »
Turnip Greens and cool weather go hand in hand, don’t they? And Slow Cooker Turnip Greens and busy schedules make it even better! For Sunday suppers or lunches after church, it is just hard to beat having the slow cooker out on the countertop doing as much of the work for you as read more »
Shrimp Dip just makes one of those dip recipes that everyone gathers around the bowl when you serve it. Which brings about the conversation as everyone is dipping chip after chip into it about how their Mama made her shrimp dip recipe. You see, there have to be twenty-leven-hundred ways to make shrimp read more »
My family is a bit obsessed with making chocolate fondue lately. I blame it on my friend, Amy. Back around Thanksgiving, she started talking about making fondue and planted the fondue making bug in my head. I let it go for a little while and then around Christmas she mentioned it again.
If you haven’t figured it out by now, I love simple recipes and shortcuts. Like this oh so easy blender hollandaise sauce recipe. There is just something about this recipe that makes me giddy with excitement.
Okay, the name of this recipe may have thrown you off just a touch, but please stay with me. This Pot Likker Soup Recipe is really, really one you should give a try. It makes a great soup recipe to throw together on the stove with any leftovers from your New Year’s Day meal of read more »
A while back, I shared an simple as can be, easy to make recipe for yeast rolls. Today, I wanted to show you how to take that recipe and make delicious Cloverleaf Yeast Rolls. While the regular recipe is just fine, turning them into the clover makes them extra special – well, my family seems read more »
A great, no-fail ham recipe is every cook’s dream and I’m about to share with you my family’s favorite baked glazed ham recipe that is as simple can be to make and always loved! This oh so delicious ham recipe always produces a flavorful, moist ham that isn’t over the top sweet or coated in read more »
Fudge brownies instantly bring a sense of home and comfort for me. And let’s face it, we’ve needed that over the last few days. For years, I thought the only kind of brownies you could make came out of a box and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. They are dependable, quick, and read more »
Salted Caramel Bars make a great addition to any holiday dessert buffet. A layer of rich, buttery salted caramel topping on a light, flaky and oh so delicious shortbread crust – how in the world could THAT be wrong? Honestly though, I’ve had a little bit of an addiction to making caramel lately – specifically read more »
Caramel and the holidays go together perfectly and this Caramel Pie is no exception. With caramel made from scratch, it really is hard to resist a slice. Rich and dense, the flavors of buttery caramel are pronounced in every single bite. It is definitely a caramel lovers dream pie and not for the read more »
Fruit salad makes a wonderful addition to just about any meal or for a snack or even a dessert, but with whipped cream and a drizzle of honey? Oh my stars! So simple to make, it’s easy to just customize fruit salad to the fruits you have on hand or to your personal preferences. read more »
I love recipes that allow my slow cooker to do all the work and let me get all the credit. Like these Cocktail Meatballs that I grew up having at various parties and showers that Mama hosted. There are a couple of variations of these that she would make, but regardless, they were always gone read more »