Southern Cooking

Christmas morning is a time for sleeping in, then spending your day wearing your pj’s and leisurely opening stockings & presents with your family. I love a good breakfast loaded with lots of goodies, like pancakes or waffles, however that means lots of kitchen time & dirty dishes. Sometimes its nice to have a make […]

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Earlier this year I shared my grandmother’s recipe for super soft, fluffy yeast rolls. They are so good on the side of a good ham, or soaking up the gravy from the Thanksgiving turkey, or as a side to your Christmas dinner. My favorite way to enjoy them is with Texas Cinnamon Butter! This is a […]

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One of my favorite dishes is scalloped potatoes. I don’t normally eat potatoes so whenever we have scalloped potatoes, it feels like a treat. I add ham into mine for some protein to make it a full meal. I love the layers of creaminess with the crunch of ham, plus how festive does it look!?! […]

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Today I am sharing my absolute favorite Thanksgiving dish. No joke, our family walks through the kitchen just to snag one of these on the sly while cooking is happening & people at the table count how many you’ve had in order to keep it even! I’m also 99% sure that this Southern Dressing is […]

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Hey friends, can you believe that its November already? November! Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away! Are you making plans yet? Our family will all be congregating at my parent’s home this year so we are divvying up the delicious dish list and menu planning! One thing that I grew up enjoying at […]

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Halloween is almost here! It’s a time of year filled with great costumes like these Top 10 Group Costumes & tons of sweet treats like these Mummy Marshmallow Cupcakes with melted marshmallows in the center! It’s also the time of year that everyone has been filling up on Pumpkin Spice Lattes so we’re pretty sugared out. […]

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At Sunday supper on my grandparent’s farm, my grandmother always serves up a big basket of her incredibly soft and fluffy yeast rolls. They have a deliciously warm, yeast taste to them and are perfect for mopping up gravy from a Sunday roast or for piling pieces of fried chicken onto. There is always a […]

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A long running Southern tradition is Virginia ham. It is also called Smithfield hams after the oldest & most famous ham company is call Smithfield ham, or it may also be called country ham. You can get these hams at a variety of places, but the original Smithfield Ham is a touch above. They really […]

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Everyone has that one dish. That go to favorite. The dish that was always your answer when your mom asked you what you wanted for a special dinner. For me, that was Hawaiian Meatballs. I’m not sure if it was the salty sweet combo of the pineapple & meatballs (still a favorite combo to this […]

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