Seafood Cornbread with Crawfis...

Mar 11, 2014 by

  Six years ago when The Husband and I moved into our house, I found this recipe written down on a forgotten slip of paper in...

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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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Five Thanksgiving Recipes . . ...

Nov 12, 2013 by

  October, November, and December are one of my favorite times of year.  The weather starts to cool in October and then once...

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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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Five More Fall Recipes (that a...

Sep 23, 2013 by

  Summer is over. Fall is here. It’s about to be, pumpkins, pumpkins, everywhere.   Don’t you just love how I made...

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Dill Pickle Spears

Jul 16, 2013 by

  I supposed I have my parents to blame for The Husband’s addiction to Claussen pickles. It all started the first time I brought...

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Five Father’s Day Recipe...

Jun 10, 2013 by

  Have you noticed when it comes to Mother’s Day food lineups, it’s all about flowers and dainty finger foods and pretty...

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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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Five Holiday Side Dishes . . ....

Nov 1, 2012 by

  Now that Halloween is over, it’s finally time to celebrate . . .no, not Christmas. People who enjoy food know you...

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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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Five Summer Salad Recipes . . ...

Jul 12, 2012 by

Summer time translates to salad time.  Maybe because we are all trying to look good in our swimsuits or it’s just too hot to...

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Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mus...

Jul 9, 2012 by

  As I’m typing this post, I am reminded of a joke my mom told me when I was younger: A mushroom walks into a bar and sits down to...

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

Mar 8, 2012 by

  Ever notice how kid’s cartoons usually have very annoying theme songs?  Or maybe the song doesn’t actually become annoying...

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Spiced Peach Jello Salad

Dec 15, 2011 by

  You don’t think less of me for posting a recipe about Jello salad, do you? Growing up, we always had a Jello salad on the table...

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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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Zucchini Patties with Dill Dip...

Jul 25, 2011 by

  I’ve already established that I personally don’t have a bumper crop of zucchini this year. And based on most of the comments I...

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BLT Wedge Salad

Jun 27, 2011 by

  Last year on my birthday, my dad treated the whole family to dinner at Walker’s Drive-In here in Jackson. The name is...

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Tuna Pea Macaroni Salad

Jun 13, 2011 by

  What are some of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? Since both of my parents worked, they had to find a way...

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Lady Pea Salad

Jun 9, 2011 by

  Do you have a favorite “cookbook of the moment?” Maybe it’s a new purchase or an old favorite and you are rediscovering...

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Warm Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Nov 21, 2010 by

  I’m hosting Thanksgiving at my house this year and I AM SO EXCITED!  It’s fun to cook for my husband.  He is not a picky...

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Margherita Salad

Sep 7, 2010 by

  With the impending arrival of Little Tot, I took a brief hiatus from writing.  My nesting phase consisted of cooking anything and...

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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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Blood Orange Spinach Salad

Apr 12, 2010 by

This one will have to be a quickie!  Here is the blood orange spinach salad I promised two weeks ago – sorry to keep you in...

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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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Cucumber Salad

Feb 2, 2010 by

  I realize that just five short months ago I was heralding the arrival of fall and cooler weather.  However, I am now officially...

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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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