Some Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Barbecue

Every spring, North Americans (particularly the Southern United States) gear up their grill, stock up on the meat and prepare for those mouth-watering barbecues. But how much do we really know about the art of barbecuing?Barbecue or barbeque or BBQ… Read More …

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APRICOT WINGS

3 cups vegetable oil 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 3 pounds chicken wings, cut at joint 1/2 stick (2 ounces) butter 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup Apricot Preserves 1/4 cup hot sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce Read More …

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Southern Keto

You keep hearing about the Keto Style Diet Plan but just not sure if it’s right for you? The ketogenic lifestyle doesn’t require a sacrifice of flavor! Many people think that going keto means they have to give up American Read More …

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Apple Cinnamon Bread

An all time favorite!! 1/3 cup brown sugar (not packed) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 Read More …

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Skinny Shake

Have you tried the Skinny Shake before, it tastes like a Wendy’s frosty: 3/4 cup Almond Milk about 15 ice cubes 1/2 tsp Vanilla 1-2 Tbsp unsweetened Cocoa powder 1/3 of a Banana Blend. Pour into your skinny shaker bottle Read More …

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Planning Your Garden!

A Few of Our Best Gardening Tips, Tricks And Pointers STAY ON TRACK Keep a garden journal and take photographs of your garden as it grows. Its easy to start the season with high expectations for your gardening. But as Read More …

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GRANNY’S HOT TODDY (FOR COLDS)

The cold and flu season are upon us and Grandma has a little drink to help! 1 tsp. sugar1 stick cinnamon1 jigger whisky, rum, or brandyFill mug with very hot water.1/2 lemon sliceStudded with:3 clovesMakes 1 serving.

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GRANNY’S ICE BOX FRUIT CAKE (NUTROLL)

1 (1 lb.) box vanilla wafers OR Graham cracker, crushed 1 sm. box raisins or dates, chopped 1 qt. pecans, chopped (I prefer ground fine) 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 jar of cherries, cut up Mix the ingredients by Read More …

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Starting a Garden

For now, we will assume that it is possible to really choose just the right site for the garden. What shall be chosen? The greatest determining factor is the sun. No one would have a north corner, unless it were Read More …

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Kentucky Biscuits

2 cups all purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp soda Pinch of salt 1 Tbsp white sugar 1/2 cup butter or shortening if you prefer 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 Tbsp melted butter (optional) Mix all dry ingredients: Read More …

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Planning A Flower Garden

If you’re planning to start a flower garden, it’s easy to be a little stumped when it comes to choosing your flowers. Although there’s really no such thing as a bad choice of flowers, there are just some choices that Read More …

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Planning Your Patio Garden

A patio can be a wonderful place to relax during the warm days of spring, summer and autumn… or all year if you live in a warmer climate. At times when the lawn may be too wet or even muddy, Read More …

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Using Containers For Indoor Gardening

Gardening is a hobby that so many people love to bide their time with. It gives you a sense of accomplishment when you see your flowers or plants blooming after a few weeks or even months of tender loving care. Read More …

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ALABAMA APPLE – BLACKBERRY CRISP

Topping: Mix flour, sugar and salt in processor. Add butter and blend until coarse crumbs. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Fruit: Toss apples, blackberries, lemon juice, sugar and flour in large bowl. Transfer Read More …

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ALABAMA BANANA PUDDING

Banana pudding is a sweet Southern dessert made with layers of vanilla custard, cookies, and slices of fresh bananas. The dish may be topped with whipped cream or, as in my Grandmother’s traditional Southern Banana Pudding recipe, Meringue! Vanilla Wafers Read More …

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FLORIDA WATERMELON PICKLES

Don’t throw away those watermelon rinds! Pickle them instead. 1 lg. Florida watermelon Salt water (1/4 c. salt to 1 qt. water) 1 c. water (for each lb. of rind) 1 c. vinegar (for each lb. of rind) 2 c. Read More …

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Amaranth Grits Recipe

Ingredients: 1 cup amaranth 1 small clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 3 cups water or vegetable stock Sea salt or tamari soy sauce to taste Hot sauce to taste (optional) Garnish: 2 Read More …

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GRANDMA’S TENNESSEE JAM CAKE

INGREDIENTS” 1/2 c. butter 1 c. light brown sugar, packed 3 eggs, separated 2 c. sifted cake flour 1/2 tsp. soda 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. cloves 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. seedless black raspberry preserves Read More …

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15 Bean Soup South Caroline Style

Ingredients: 1 (1 lb) bagregular 15 bean soup mix or 1 (1 lb) bagcajun 15 bean soup mix 1 large onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 (15 -30 ounce) can whole tomatoes, crushed 3 stalks celery leaves, included chopped Read More …

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9 LAYER NORTH CAROLINA SALAD

INGREDIENTS: 1 head lettuce (washed and broken into eatable pieces 3 stalks celery ( 1/4 inch slices) 1 (chopped) lg. onion 1 pkg. frozen sweet peas (blanched in microwave) 1 1/2 c. lite mayonnaise 2 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. garlic Read More …

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