vegetables and sides

Cranberry Orange Chutney

Cranberry Orange Chutney

Imagine a beautiful Thanksgiving side that is so quick and easy, even a five year old can make it! This Cranberry Orange…

21 Ways to Use Venison

21 Ways to Use Venison

Struggling to find the perfect recipe for your venison meat? Look no further! This list of 21 ways to use venison is…

Southern-Style Boiled Peanuts

Southern-Style Boiled Peanuts

Boiled peanuts are the perfect snack for road trips and hunting trips—Southern food at its simplest and finest! You can flavor these…

Bruschetta with Venison

Bruschetta with Venison

Bruschetta is a great way to use up all kinds of leftover vegetables, meats, and cheeses and make delicious hors d’oeuvres at…

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

This autumn, try to save some of your sweet potatoes for this amazing sweet potato soup. Sure, those pies and casseroles are…

Heirloom Cowpeas

Heirloom Cowpeas

Have y’all heard about cowpeas? You may have never heard that name, but you’ve probably had them before. “Cowpea” is a generic…

Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad

I’m a big fan of cucumbers. Every garden and kitchen should be overflowing with them! They are extremely easy to grow (especially…

Summertime Salsa Recipe

Summertime Salsa Recipe

This salsa recipe is one of my staples. Salsa (with a gracious helping of good chips) is one of the most delightful…

World’s Best Potato Salad

World’s Best Potato Salad

Potato Salad is no stranger to any culture, and rightly so. Potatoes are perfect for transferring just about any flavor. From cumin…

Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe

Glazed Baby Carrots Recipe

This Glazed Baby Carrot recipe uses brown sugar, a bold sweetener that is deep in flavor. Cooking these candied carrots with brown…

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Some stay-at-home cooks never have any success with asparagus. They grill them, stir-fry them, or just serve them raw, only to see…

Amazing Creamy Brussels Sprouts

Amazing Creamy Brussels Sprouts

When I mention Brussels sprouts, most everyone I know contorts their faces in such a way that demonstrates disgust. That is, until…

Antipasto Board Appetizer

Antipasto Board Appetizer

The holidays are certainly a time of joy, but can be a time of stress as well. This is the first time…

Squash Boats – a Perfect Summer Squash Recipe

Squash Boats – a Perfect Summer Squash Recipe

Squash Boats are simple to make and super healthy. Squash is such a versatile vegetable that lends itself to frying, grilling, sautéing, or even used as noodles!

They soak up the flavors of sauces thereby lending themselves to all kinds of awesome variations. They’re incredibly healthy and versatile. You can make them Italian by adding Marinara Sauce or Indian by using Indian Spices. This is the perfect food for all cultures!

Gray’s Southern Creamed Corn

Gray’s Southern Creamed Corn

Gray’s Southern Creamed Corn is rightfully named after my granny, Gray. Creamed corn was a staple on her table and has certainly…

Baked Jalapeño Poppers

Baked Jalapeño Poppers

Baked Jalapeño Poppers are one of my family’s favorite summer snacks. There is just not much better than a cream and bacon…