A Dash of Goodness

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

Frying turkey has a lot of advantages, both culinary and sanity-wise, especially on Thanksgiving. With limited oven room, you need all the…

How to Smoke a Turkey

How to Smoke a Turkey

To smoke a turkey, you really just need a smoker–and a turkey! The smoker could be a homemade, makeshift one or one…

40 Best Thanksgiving Recipes

40 Best Thanksgiving Recipes

Here is a new, expanded collection of my best Thanksgiving recipes. These recipes have all been tested and enjoyed on my own…

Shrimp and Grits Cakes

Shrimp and Grits Cakes

This Shrimp and Grits Cakes recipe has been an obsession of mine for the entire summer. I have been chomping at the…

Best Recipes for Pumpkin

Best Recipes for Pumpkin

I’m so excited to share with you my best recipes for pumpkin. They are all quick, easy, and super delicious. In addition,…

Potato Wedges Baked in Oven

Potato Wedges Baked in Oven

This Potato Wedges Baked in Oven recipe is not only healthy and delicious, but also the perfect comfort food. Their crispy exterior…

Southern Fried Cornbread

Southern Fried Cornbread

Cornbread, Johnny cakes, hoecakes – we love it all here in the South! Last week I posted the best chili recipe, and my…

Jalapeño Cornbread

Jalapeño Cornbread

In the South, we like it hot! I’m not talking about the weather here, but our food: cornbread, BBQ sauce, soups—just about…

Easy Pineapple Pie Recipe

Easy Pineapple Pie Recipe

This pineapple pie recipe is crazy refreshing and so easy to make. It is a no-bake dessert that takes only minutes to…

Five Easy Rice Recipes

Five Easy Rice Recipes

Rice recipes are my go-to side dish for just about any main course. In some cases, they get top billing as the…

Easy 4th of July Recipes

Easy 4th of July Recipes

Happy Independence Day! I’m so thankful we are still celebrating it 244 years later. I’m guessing that the first anniversary of the…