Category: Holiday Menu

Retro Clam Dip

Picture this, the decade is the 50’s in New York, a Sheath dress, topped with a cropped bolero jacket was the fashion among younger women, TV’s had dials, not remotes, radio shows were popular, and many […]

Southern-Style Homemade Banana Pudding

Homemade Banana Pudding is a rich creamy delicious Southern tradition that features delicious layers of rich, custard, homemade vanilla pudding, crisp vanilla wafers, and slices of ripe bananas. Homemade Banana Pudding is the perfect menu item for potlucks, […]

Israeli Couscous Salad

Israeli Couscous Salad is one of those salads you can pretty much enjoy year around, combining simple ingredients such as Israeli Couscous, chickpeas, tomatoes, minced garlic, fresh parsley, roasted red peppers, red onion, kosher salt, ground black […]

Creamy Spinach Dip Recipe

This deliciously Creamy Spinach Dip pairs so well with your favorite crackers, crunchy tortillas, crusty bread, or even thick-cut potato chips; it makes it perfect for any potluck or gathering. A simple to make dip recipe, […]

Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Honey and Lime

Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Honey Lime are not only gorgeous but colorfully tempting to any organic carrot lover. The slightly different taste of each color these vibrant colored beauties are amazing.This wonderful flavor only intensifies as […]

Sour Cream and Dill Potato Salad

Sour Cream and Dill Potato Salad is one of the Easiest potato salads ever. Made with small new potatoes, spring onions, pimentos, sour cream, mayonnaise,  and fresh dill weed from the herb garden. No summer gathering is […]

Southern Creamy Crab Dip Recipe

Southern Creamy Crab Dip is one of the snacking staples found in my house during late spring and early summer. Made with a big heap of traditional Southern love and delicious tasting ingredients; such as imitation […]

Pastitsio – Greek Lasagna

Pastitsio – Greek Lasagna is one of my childhood favorites made with comforting layers of long tubular pasta, a delicious homemade Mediterranean meat sauce spiced with ground cinnamon, allspice, cloves,  nutmeg, this classic Greek dish is […]

Funeral Potatoes Recipe

Whether you’re hailing from Utah and refer to the recipe as Funeral Potatoes or a Southerner from Mississippi that calls it Hashbrown Casserole, this recipe is pretty darn delicious if you ask me or any of […]

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole is another iconic Southern covered dish our family loves to share at family functions, Church Potlucks, picnics and even on some of the spring and summer Holiday gatherings. This […]

Purple Potato Salad Recipe

This vibrant looking Purple Potato Salad is Easy to make and deliciously gorgeous to look at on the dinner table; made from a spectacular tasting colorful medley of small purple potatoes, new potatoes, small red […]

Watergate Salad aka Pistachio Pineapple Delight

One of my all-time favorite desserts is the deliciously creamy green Watergate salad, often called Pistachio Pineapple Delight or Green Fluff dessert salad, made from about 7 ingredients such instant pistachio pudding, juicy pineapple, whipped […]

BROCCOLI APPLE SALAD

Crisp broccoli, Pink lady apples, celery, cranberries, raisins, shredded carrots, and sunflower seeds come together to make an amazing salad with delicious flavors and various textures. The creamy dressing on top makes this Broccoli Apple […]

POTATO SALAD WITH ARUGULA, PEAS, & DILL

Potato Salad with Arugula, Peas, and Dill is a fantastic potato salad perfect for any season; made with sliced Red Potatoes, Peppery Arugula, Red Onions, Feta cheese, Sweet Peas, garden Fresh Dill weed,  dressed in […]

HEARTY WEDDING SOUP – MINESTRA MARITATA Recipe

Hearty Wedding Soup-Minestra Maritata is traditionally served in Italian homes during the holidays; such as Christmas, New Years, and even Easter. It’s the delicious combination of meats, vegetables, and broth is how it become known […]

WALDORF CHICKEN SALAD RECIPE

Waldorf Chicken Salad recipe is a delicious update to the original New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel’s recipe for Waldorf Salad combining Dukes mayonnaise, Greek Plain yogurt, lemon juice, diced chicken breast, Honeycrisp apples, seedless  sliced Globe grapes, […]

Dried Chipped Beef Dip Recipe

The Holidays are the time when we all bring out our cherished dips and appetizers and one of our families favorites is my deliciously creamy, slightly salty,  Dried Chipped Beef Dip Recipe made with dried […]

Easy to make Holiday Pumpkin Bread with Dollar General

The Holidays are stressful enough without adding undue frustration to them by going crazy in the kitchen or spending a ton of unnecessary cash on ingredients you can find right at your local Dollar General Store.I […]

Baked Rotini and Meatballs Casserole

Baked Rotini and Meatballs Casserole is the comfort food of any pasta and cheese lovers dreams, made with our favorite quality pasta, the families favorite hearty, Y’all thick, chunky homemade pasta sauce, delicious meatballs, and the […]

Southern-Style Ambrosia Salad

Years ago, the decadent sweet iconic dessert Southern Ambrosia Salad would start as a simple 3 ingredient dessert recipe consisting of only freshly grated coconut, orange pulp or sliced oranges, and a bit of sugar, these days it […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel and Walnuts + Giveaway

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Caramel and Walnuts has to be one of the best cheesecakes, I have made to this date, with a thick, rich, creamy mixture of cream cheese, pumpkin, caramel, and walnuts that are […]

Chicken and Berry Salad

Chicken and Berry Salad is an amazing way to wrap up summer with a beautiful bang. It’s so simple and budget-friendly to make this amazing salad combining leftover Mojito Chicken or any of your favorite […]

Easy Creamy Italian Salad made with Suddenly Salad + Cash Giveaway

Learn to make this Easy Creamy Italian Salad in about 20 minutes or less for your next last-minute Summer gathering using your favorite ingredients like crisp romaine lettuce, capicola ham, pepperoni, ripe grape tomatoes, garbanzo […]

Southern Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Southern Broccoli and Rice Casserole is a Southern favorite in our home and one of our most beloved recipes passed down from one generation to the next; made with long grain rice, fresh never frozen […]

Easy Summer Berry Parfait made with Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt + Giveaway

Imagine simple, cool, refreshing, and delicious when you hear Easy Summer Berry parfait made with Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt, fresh organic strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, organic cereal, and fresh mint. The Florida heat is beginning […]

Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob

This recipe for Southern Milk and Honey Corn on The Cob will be one of the best corn on the cob recipes you will have ever try this season hands down; made with delicious Florida […]

Southern-Style Red Potato Salad

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

Cajun Flavored Hoppin’ John

New Years Day is nearly here and there are some Southern Traditions I plan to uphold; one of them being Cajun Hoppin’ John along with a few other delicious Old Southern traditions. Hoppin John like most Southern […]

Pork Sirloin Roast with Marsala and Mushroom Sauce

Pork Sirloin Roast with Marsala and Mushroom Sauce is the perfect alternative, impressive meal to make for Holiday dinners for your family and friends. It’s simple cooking process and easy to find ingredients will have you […]

Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie with Raspberries

Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie with Raspberries is so simple and easy to make; it’s actually a shame to call it an actual recipe. The fabulously rich recipe is all about decadent, fudgy, brownies, covered in […]