Category: Southern Recipes

Creamy Crab Salad

Creamy Crab Salad is one of the most delicious yet easiest semi-homemade salads you’ll ever have the pleasure of making. For years this creamy crab salad has been my secret go-to recipe for impromptu gatherings with friends and family members […]

Southern Buttermilk Salad Dressing

Southern Buttermilk Salad Dressing is a deliciously easy, flavorful, homemade, Southern-Style salad dressing that our family has made for years to enjoy over our favorite salad greens and fixings. Made with buttermilk, creamy mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, […]

Southern-Style Tomato Mac and Beef

This classic Southern-Style Tomato Mac and Beef Recipes are one of the most delicious, easy to make, flavorful meals from Southern-American childhoods, made with hearty ground beef, organic tomatoes, green bell peppers, sweet onions,  a […]

Easy To Make Hamburger Soup – Poor Man’s Soup

My recipe for Easy To Make Hamburger Soup aka Poor Man’s Soup is so simple and deliciously affordable to make. You’ll love the idea of being able to combine simple ingredients you already have on hand to […]

Orzo Salad with Apples and Cranberries {Fall Harvest Orzo Salad}

Orzo Salad with Apples and Cranberries {Fall Harvest Orzo Salad} is a simple deliciously Fall inspired Salad that is perfect for the holidays and family gathering this season. Made with chilled Ozro, crisp gala apples, dried […]

The History Behind Chili

The history behind chili is a murky history of the past. One thing I can certainly assure you of friends, our favorite fall tailgate food surely did not originate in any part of Mexico by any means. […]

Penne with Blackened Chicken, Asparagus, and Cherry Tomatoes

Penne pasta, blackened chicken, roasted asparagus, and cherry tomatoes covered in a thick, rich, creamy alfredo sauce really make this Penne with Blackened Chicken, Asparagus, and Cherry Tomatoes recipe such a deliciously flavorful dish for […]

Southern-Style Bourbon Meatballs Recipe

These delicious boozy Southern-Style Bourbon Meatballs are going to be the hit of your next gathering; be ready for people to immediately run over to the meatballs on the buffet table and beg for this […]

Crawfish Boil – Louisiana Crawfish Boil – Mudbug Recipe

Making a deliciously messy Cajun Crawfish Boil is considered a fine art to many Louisiana folk. Family, friends and next door neighbors will gather outdoors around newspaper-covered picnic tables, sipping on a cold beer, peeling […]

Lemon Blackberry Parfaits

Lemon Blackberry Parfaits are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or healthy snack midday, or even a quick dessert. You’ll love the fact these delicious parfaits are super simple to make. Made with organic honey granola cereal, lemon […]

Memphis-Style Coleslaw

Memphis-Style Coleslaw hits the most important notes when it comes to taste and texture slightly tart, sweet, creamy, oh so crunchy—there’s so much to love when it comes to Memphis-Style Coleslaw. Made with pure Southern-Style […]

Southern-Style Egg Salad

The perfect Southern-Style Egg Salad starts with a blend of creamy and slightly crunchy textures coming together with bright, fresh flavors. It’s not even particularly fancy, there are no special secret ingredients just old-fashioned goodness piled on top […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dill Pickle Dip

Mention Dill Pickle Dip to me and I will proclaim to you, is what dreams are made of on a warm spring day here in Mississippi. It’s that deliciously simple to make dip we love […]

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 […]

SPICY PENNE PASTA WITH ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE

This Cajun flavored Spicy Penne Pasta with Andouille Sausage is made with pure Southern love combining penne pasta, grilled Andouille sausage, a deliciously creamy cheese sauce, diced tomatoes with chiles, Roasted Red Peppers, onions, fresh garden […]

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 […]

Green Gumbo, Gumbo z’herbes

Gumbo z’herbes is  a tricky and controversial subject to many,  ask any five people who insist they know what Gumbo z’herbes is, or exactly how Gumbo z’herbes is made, and you’ll get at least 5 or […]

New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp Recipe

New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp is one of the fabulous historical dishes of New Orléans. Of course, New Orléans Style bbq Shrimp isn’t about dumping a bunch of BBQ sauce on chargrilled shrimp. It’s actually a […]

Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage

This hearty and delicious tasting Spicy Southern 15 Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage is perfect for chasing away the wintertime blues. Made with some of the South’s favorite ingredients such as; smoked sausage, 15 different beans, fresh […]

CAJUN FLAVORED HOPIN’ JOHN RECIPE

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

Southern Chocolate Gravy with Bacon

Southern Chocolate Gravy with Bacon is a decadent delicious gravy made from simple budget-friendly ingredients such as bacon drippings or butter, all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, sugar, milk,  a pinch of salt, and smoky crumbled bacon […]

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 […]

Copycat Popeye’s Spicy Fried Chicken

What’s not to love about Popeye’s Spicy Fried Chicken? Honestly, I am probably one of the biggest Popeye’s Spicy Chickens fans out there to date. I adore the taste of that spicy, perfectly seasoned, crispy […]

Easy to make Sausage & Cream Cheese Crescents

This recipe for Easy to make Sausage & Cream Cheese Crescents has floated around the South for years. I got it from my Sister-in-law Angie the day of my niece Katelynn’s wedding. You can make […]

Dorot Herbs Helps Make Sopa de Albondigas a cinch #AD

One of the things I adore about Dorot Herbs is they are so simple and easy to use. Dorot herbs always seem to bring my dinners to an entirely new level. Dorot provides the perfect […]

Southern-Style White Beans and Ham

Nothing quite adds a little  Southern goodness in your mouth like a big ole pot of slowly simmered Southern-Style White Beans and Ham topped with fresh sliced garden fresh green onions, diced jalapeño peppers, and served […]

The Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

The Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe by Robin Chapman has taken the Pinterest nation of pinners hostage and refuses to let go of them anytime soon. I’ve watched the Mississippi Pot Roast craze for over four-plus years, it’s […]