Green Bean Casserole from Scra...

Nov 21, 2013 by

  When I was a kid, I thought the only redeeming quality of a green bean casserole was the French fried onions on the top. When my...

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Potato Casserole with Bacon an...

Nov 7, 2013 by

  Is there a particular food item that you prefer the packaged version over the real deal?  Maybe you grew up eating Hamburger...

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Hot Pineapple Casserole

Mar 25, 2013 by

  I debated on whether or not to make this a blog post since it is such a simple recipe.  However, I have noticed that when a meal...

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Twice Baked Rutabagas [Low Car...

Feb 28, 2013 by

Rutabaga. I can’t say I’ve cooked a whole lot with rutabagas, but it’s one of those words that is fun to say, isn’t...

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Cheesy Corn Casserole

Jan 7, 2013 by

  I have heard that you should never serve a new recipe to guests.  This past Christmas, I broke that rule.  I needed to bring a...

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Zinfandel Cranberry Sauce

Nov 12, 2012 by

  Hi dear friends! I want to start off by addressing a tiny piece of business.  If you are a fan of The Cooking Bride on Facebook...

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Coconut-Bourbon Sweet Potato C...

Nov 8, 2012 by

  I probably need to stop posting so many recipes with bourbon in them or ya’ll are going to start thinking I’m a boozer. I’m...

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Mashed Cauliflower and Cheese ...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Cauliflower is one of those vegetables I refused to eat at a kid.  As an adult, I have acquired a taste for it.  Now, I will...

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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Oct 15, 2012 by

  Yum… I would like to just stop right here, but I’m afraid that wouldn’t be enough to convince you that you need...

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Creamy Homemade Macaroni and C...

Jul 30, 2012 by

  Last Thursday night The Husband and I were lying in bed.  He’s reading a science fiction novel and I’m staring at the...

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Southern Cornbread Dressing

Nov 10, 2011 by

  Did you know that there is no historical evidence that stuffing was served at the first Thanksgiving?  The term first appeared...

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Cheesy Roasted Potato Bake

Nov 7, 2011 by

  Thanksgiving is a little less than three weeks away, kicking off a month of holiday feasting.  We’ll be spending Thanksgiving...

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Turnip Greens

Sep 15, 2011 by

  After five years of marriage, I discover that my husband loves greens.  Loves them so much that he ate the first batch I made...

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Fried Okra

Aug 15, 2011 by

  Disclaimer: I am writing these posts of my own volition.  I am in no way associated with “The Help” the novel, the movie, or...

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A la Carte Italian Pasta Salad

Jul 22, 2010 by

I am a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.  Home of the Fighting Okra.  Yes, that is our mascot – not...

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Corn with Spiced Bacon Butter

Jul 15, 2010 by

One of the things The Carnivore Husband and I look forward to in the summertime is fresh corn on the cob!  It’s usually cheap –...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with ...

Mar 30, 2010 by

  I don’t like to brag (well maybe I do), but Sunday night I quite possibly made one of my BEST Sunday afternoon comfort...

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Sourdough and Sausage Stuffing

Nov 18, 2009 by

  I just came to the realization that next week is Thanksgiving.  I had all these posts planned on holiday cooking and suddenly...

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Risotto with Thyme and Peas

Jul 25, 2009 by

  My husband has accused me of being a carbaholic.  I must admit it, he’s right.  I have been known to consume bowls of...

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Grilled Vegetables – Ste...

Jul 6, 2009 by

As I have mentioned in earlier posts, I recently visited San Antonio.  Towards the end of our trip, my husband and I were becoming a...

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