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Before-and-After Porch Makeover

Before-and-After Porch Makeover

Before-and-After porch makeover . . . just in time for our 4th of July celebration! As COVID-19 puts most summer vacations on hold, porches are claiming their role as America's favorite place to enjoy a cocktail and an alfresco dinner. The porch is one of the few...

Sometimes You Just Need A Cake

Sometimes You Just Need A Cake

Sometimes you just need a cake . . . Angel Food Cake is our cake of the day! This recipe is a winner! It won a blue ribbon in the State Fair of Texas cake contest.  The delicate and beloved Angel Food Cake is a timeless American Cake. Sometime around the 1830's, the...

Make Your Bruschetta

Make Your Bruschetta

Make Your Bruschetta with local heirloom and cherry tomatoes. During the summer, it's the perfect antipasta to enjoy with a glass of wine. For the very best Bruschetta, I make it with home-grown cherry tomatoes and heirloom tomatoes from Saint Michael's Farmers...

Peaches N’ Cream

Peaches N’ Cream

Peaches N' Cream are delicious flavors. . . a taste of summer! Peach Dumplings is a new twist on a traditional southern dessert, peach cobbler. Juicy, ripe peaches purchased at your local farmers market are the secret to this simple dish. My favorite farmers market in...

Taco ‘Bout Delicious

Taco ‘Bout Delicious

Taco 'Bout Delicious - Happy National Taco Day! I am fixing brisket tacos. It's one of my family's favorite meals. Towards the end of the brisket's cooking time, I heat up the tortillas, prepare the toppings and cook some Mexican rice. I set the table for a...

Home Is Where The Pizza Is

Home Is Where The Pizza Is

Home is where the pizza is because it's fun! Six Steps: Mix Knead Rise Shape Top Bake For a soft and chewier crust: Stretching the dough by hand creates a soft and chewier crust. Lightly flour a work surface. Shape the dough into a 1" disk. Starting at the center,...

From 0 to 1,800

From 0 to 1,800

From 0 to 1,800 - This is the number of face masks produced in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Launching a food blog in January 2009, I began sharing my life-long pursuit of cooking southern cuisine at its best! Since then, I have tested and typed recipes,...

They’re Back

They’re Back

They're back . . . ripe red tomatoes right off the vine. I am shopping at the St Michaels' Farmers Market. They have the best pick in town! There is an endless amount of recipes that are tasty, tempting, full-flavored and good to eat. The classic BLT is my favorite!...

Ice Cream Is Good For The Soul

Ice Cream Is Good For The Soul

"Remember ice cream is good for the soul." - Sarah Ban Breathnach In Sarah's best-selling book "Simple Abundance", she recommends freezing a homemade batch of ice cream in June. So that is exactly what we are doing today. In fact, we are celebrating National Chocolate...