vegetables and sides

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 – Perfect Summer

Squash Boats – Perfect Summer

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…

Favorite Southern Easter Recipes

Favorite Southern Easter Recipes

Since I have been blogging, I’ve met some of the most talented people that create flavorful meals using great Southern ingredients. I want…

Quick Pickled Peppers

Quick Pickled Peppers

If you’ve already eaten up all the pickled peppers in your pantry, but you’re craving some right now, here’s a recipe for…

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

I have cucumbers and eggplant coming out of my ears right now! Our garden has produced beautifully this summer due to the…

Dreamy Tomato Pie Recipe

Dreamy Tomato Pie Recipe

Tomato pie has long been a tradition in my family, started by my Great Aunt Virginia. My grandfather and his 5 brothers…

Deviled Eggs: Traditional and Not

Deviled Eggs: Traditional and Not

Deviled Eggs…wow, the amount of flavor and health packed into such a pretty little package is almost unbelievable. Whether preparing the traditional…

Oven Roasted Okra

Oven Roasted Okra

Cooking Up Okra That People Love Okra is a “love it” or “hate it” kind of vegetable.  Just like with most ingredients,…