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…

Best Holiday Desserts

Best Holiday Desserts

Desserts for the Holidays all in one spot!! I hope you’ll check out my Best Thanksgiving Recipes Post to find all my…

Best Cornbread Dressing Recipe

Best Cornbread Dressing Recipe

Creating this Southern Cornbread Dressing recipe has been a pleasure, yet a little grueling. Truthfully, I have never tasted any better dressing…

Cheesy Squash Casserole

Cheesy Squash Casserole

Cheesy Squash Casserole is simple and easy to prepare and is the perfect family dinner food. It graces the tables during holidays…

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup is a nutritious, creamy, elegant, and festive soup that’s perfect as a starter during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. It…

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

Classic Homemade Green Bean Casserole is a favorite in my home around holiday time. It was a favorite of mine from my…

Tips for a Less-Stress Holiday

Tips for a Less-Stress Holiday

Now that the holidays are basically almost here, I thought I’d post an article I’ve been meaning to write for a while…

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…

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie is a staple in the South. This is the land of sweet potatoes after all! Some say you shouldn’t…

Best Baked Apple Dumplings

Best Baked Apple Dumplings

This recipe for apple dumplings is almost too good—and too easy—to be true. The homemade pastry dough is simple enough that you…

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…

Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake

I’m sitting in the warm sun listening to the kids play in this amazing Alabama weather. At the same time, I’m dreaming…

Grandmama’s Chocolate Meringue Pie

Grandmama’s Chocolate Meringue Pie

Grandmama’s Chocolate Meringue Pie is classic, traditional, simple, and well…perfect. Often times with meringue pies, there are problems: the meringue may pull…