“Muscadines, muscadines, their overture of sweetness in the mouth and brain testifying to the Holy Trinity of Sun, Rain, and Dirt…” ~James Tighe (Have you tried muscadine pepper jelly? It’s fantastic!)
There are some who prefer a front porch swing to a penthouse view. This is for you.
Sometimes, simple traditional recipes are perfect without modern embellishment. Banana pudding is one of those recipes!
If there’s one thing my mama taught me, it was to love good Southern food. There are so many foods that we in the American South claim as our own…some of them, many northern folks haven’t even tried. That’s ok, of course, as they have their specialties, too; regional cooking is wonderful. But I digress.… Continue reading Mama Steph’s Southern grits and greens casserole
(Image source: Southern Foodways Alliance) You know about Duke’s mayonnaise, right? It’s the smooth, creamy, flavorful mayo that Southerners have loved since Mrs. Eugenia Duke began sharing it with the world in 1917 from her home in Greenville, SC. (You haven’t really had a proper tomato sandwich unless you’ve had one with Duke’s.) 😀 I… Continue reading An ode to Duke’s mayo: 3-ingredient fluffy biscuits
The sweet potato is a nearly-perfect food, don’t you think? It’s inexpensive, packed with nutrients, beautiful in color, easy to make, and has a marvelous flavor and texture. It grows well in the South, so we have plenty of them readily available nearly year-round. I wanted to share a tip and a few recipes with… Continue reading Sweet Potato Ideas So Good They’ll Make You Forget Marshmallows