Warm up this fall with a bowl of rich and hearty chicken peanut stew, made with diced tomatoes, chicken thighs, creamy peanut butter and sautéed veggies. This post is sponsored by Alabama Peanut Producers Association. The opinions contained within are my own. Until recently, I […]
Spicy marinated shrimp served with a cool and creamy sauce over fried grit cakes will liven up any menu. It’s perfect for an appetizer or an entrée. Shrimp and grits is a very popular dish in the South, especially along the coastal areas where fresh […]
Shrimp nachos are loaded with spicy succulent shrimp, creamy chili cheese sauce, black beans, diced tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro. I don’t make nachos enough. I’m not sure why. Chips are the only real requirement, which means you can go crazy with the toppings. Not to […]
Upside down fig cake is a great way to use up a bounty of fresh figs. Halved figs and pecans mixed with butter and brown sugar adorn the top of a light and fluffy cake drizzled with vanilla glaze. I’m fortunate that my parents have […]
Cool off with a frozen bushwacker cocktail. Five types of liquor are pureed with ice and vanilla ice cream. It’s the ultimate boozy summer treat. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. […]
I'm Lisa, a first generation Southerner. While I was born and raised in Mississippi, I wasn't raised on Southern food. Then I met and fell in love with a boy who grew up eating his Grandmama's fried chicken and his Mamaw's biscuits and gravy. I realized I had a thing or two to learn about Southern cooking.