Author: hmccallum

I'm a small town girl from Sunshine State that recently moved to the Memphis area. I totally adore writing about the wacky history of recipes and sharing our families cherished handed-down favorites that range from all the Iconic Southern Classics to Traditional Italian-American recipes.
Honey Orange Glazed Carrots

Honey and Orange Glazed Baby Carrots are the perfect side dish for your dinner table. The warm Honey and Orange essence on delicious baby carrots is a delightful all-around ideal flavor for this fantastic carrot-based […]

Southern Macaroni Salad

This Classic Southern Macaroni Salad screams flavorful and delicious! Combining elbow macaroni, chopped pickles, red onion, red pimentos, green bell peppers, creamy Duke’s mayonnaise, chopped hard-boiled eggs, and garnished with a little paprika. Southern Macaroni […]

Southern Red Potato Salad

Every Southern Belle takes great pride in her Southern Red Potato Salad, and I add only the best ingredients to mine such as Red Potatoes, real mayonnaise, yellow mustard, dill pickles, green bell peppers, Vidalia […]

Lemon Chicken with Wild Rice

Lemon Chicken with Wild Rice is a deliciously flavorful easy to make comfort meal cooked in one skillet combining wine-infused wild rice with perfectly cooked tender and juicy chicken thighs for a simple yet elegant […]

Southern Greens and Sausage Soup

Dig into this Hearty Southern Greens, and Sausage Soup recipe for a portion of deliciously flavorful comfort food at it’s finest. Assorted greens, Andouille sausage, smoked sausage, Chaurice sausage served over rice provide a fantastic […]

Julia Child’s French Onion Soup

You will not find a French Onion Soup recipe more authentic than this fantastic French Onion Soup recipe that I sat handwriting as I watched the cooking show Julia Child starred in called The French […]

Top Go-to Pasta and Sauce Recipes

You have asked, and we have answered. Read on for our top Go-to pasta and sauce recipes. No matter the season or region, a perfect plate of pasta is one of life’s simple pleasures. Whether […]

Authentic Guacamole

This easy to make Authentic Guacamole recipe is made with simple to find fresh organic ingredients that will scream deliciously flavorful to all your family and friends. Plus an easy to follow Pro-Tip guide to […]

Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a Blanket aren’t just for the little ones in the household; they make amazing appetizers for adults, too! Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They […]

Southern Corn Pudding Casserole

Southern Corn Pudding Casserole is the delicious iconic classic casserole that was made by grannie, especially for Sunday dinners, holidays, and church potlucks, that has a sweet, cheesy golden layer, and a delicious, creamy corn […]

Shrimp Potsticker Soup

This deliciously flavorful 30-minute Potsticker Soup is an amazing and hearty Asian-style soup full of rich ingredients such as Shrimp Potstickers, decadent jumbo pink shrimp, organic kale, carrots, scallions, and Chinese spices cooked in a […]

Peanut Brittle

No Southern Holiday would ever be the same without Homemade Peanut and Pecan Brittle on the table ready for those lovely family members and holiday guests. Making peanut and pecan brittle is a family tradition […]

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

Nothing can say Southern hospitality more than this mouthwatering, decadent Sweet Potato Pecan Pie. Flavorful and delicious to the very last bite. Combining all the favorite ingredients, Southerners use to make Sweet Potato pie and […]

Potato Spinach Bacon Soup

Potato Spinach Bacon Soup is a classic, flavorful belly-warming comfort food recipe at it’s finest. It is combining red potatoes, leftover mashed potatoes, fresh spinach, and other veggies with hickory-smoked bacon in a cloud of […]

Southern-style Succotash

Southern-style Succotash is chock full of delicious healthy organic veggies like sweet yellow corn, lima beans, onions, tomatoes, and crisp smoked hickory bacon this Classic Southern side makes the perfect potluck dish. This amazing Southern-style […]

Classic Sausage Chicken and Okra Gumbo

This Classic Sausage Chicken and Okra Gumbo is a spin-off of a popular recipe from Paul Prudhomme, the famous New Orleans chef who put Louisiana on the American culinary map. It is a hearty, flavorful, […]

Southern Meat Sauce

This flavorful, delicious old-fashioned Southern Meat Sauce has been floating around for years; a thick, rich, hearty, and filled to the brim with sweet organic tomatoes, peppers, and onions that lends the perfect layer of […]

Beef and Biscuit Casserole

This classic stick-to-your-ribs Beef and Biscuits Casserole is the ideal flavorful meal for a weeknight dinner or busy weekend. Beef, carrots, potatoes, peas, corn, and green beans, topped with deliciously fluffy biscuits come together in […]

Stuffed Cabbage Roll Soup

Deliciously filling Stuffed Cabbage Roll Soup has all the delightful flavors of Classic Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, without all the work. It’s hearty, beefy, and it’s full of flavor. Made with lean ground beef, ground pork, […]

Vegetable Orzo Soup

Are you looking for a comfortable, healthy, and delicious weeknight meal? Then look no further! Your entire family will love this Vegetable Orzo Soup, as a quick and easy healthy weeknight meal. This Vegetable Orzo […]