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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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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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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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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ALABAMA APPLE – BLACKBERRY CRISP

2 c. all-purpose flour 3/4 c. brown sugar 3/4 c. granulated sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 c. chilled butter, cut into pieces 1 tbsp. lemon juice 5 lb. Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored & sliced thin 1 1/2 c. fresh 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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MISSISSIPPI MUD CAKE

INGREDIENTS: 2 c. flour 2 c. sugar 1/2 c. cocoa 1/2 c. water 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. shortening 1/2 c. buttermilk 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs (beaten) FROSTING: 1 box powdered sugar Read More …

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LOUISIANA TWICE BAKED POTATOES

Ingredients: Whole Large Russett Potatoes Milk Butter Salt Pepper Cheese Sour Cream Bacon Bits Green Onions Parsley Paprika (All amounts are to your liking) Instructions: Bake potatoes until soft. (Microwave can be used, but putting them in aluminum foil and Read More …

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ABE’S KENTUCKY CARROTS

Ingredients: 3 lb. carrots 1/2 stick butter 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 c. brown sugar 1/4 c. orange marmalade Instructions: Peel and cook carrots until tender-drain. Melt butter over carrots and add other ingredients. May add brown sugar and marmalade to Read More …

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ALABAMA CHOCOLATE PECAN CHRISTMAS PIE

Ingredients: 1 1/4 c. chocolate wafer crumbs 1/3 c. melted butter 1/2 c. softened butter 3/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar 3 eggs 1 (12 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 tsp. instant coffee granules 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. Read More …

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3 ALARM TEXAS CHILI

1 lb. coarse ground sirloin 1 lb. sirloin steak, cut in bite size pieces 1 can Rotel (tomatoes with green chilies) 1 can Brooks hot chili beans 1 pkg Chili Mix, 3 alarm 1 lg. red onion 1 lg. bell Read More …

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Deviled Egg Spread

Ingredients: 1 dozen large eggs 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon yellow mustard Salt & pepper Paprika for dusting How to make it: Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs In a large saucepan, cover the eggs with cold water; Read More …

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!!Christmas Jam! Makes Wonderful Gifts!!

INGREDIENTS 3 cups cranberries 1 orange, peeled and seeded 2 teaspoons orange zest (from above orange) 1 (10 ounce) package frozen sliced strawberries, slightly thawed 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 cups sugar 1/2 cup water 1 Read More …

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GEORGIA APPLE PIE

Ingredients: 2 Pillsbury ready to bake pie crusts FILLING: 5 c. apples 3/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon 5 tbsp. flour Directions: Roll out 1 of the unbaked pie crust to fit a 13 x 9 baking dish. Combine ingredients Read More …

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