Step back into your childhood with a bowl of yummy, creamy homemade peach ice cream. Fresh peaches are combined with cream, vanilla and sugar. My ice cream maker gets quite a work out during the summer. It’s one of our favorite treats and my boys think it’s so much fun […]
Mixed berry fried pies are the perfect summer time treat. Blueberries and strawberries are simmered with sugar and fried in a flaky pie crust. Whoever invented the fried pie should be given a posthumous James Beard Award. Think about it. Everything that is good about pie packaged into a neat […]
Blueberry icebox cake is a light a refreshing summer dessert. Angel food cake is layered with sweetened cream cheese, whipped cream and blueberries. Rising temperatures and the abundance of summer produce seem to beg for a light sweet dessert loading with fresh fruit. Oh my word, does fit the bill! […]
Fresh strawberry pie is an easy, no-bake pie with made with fresh strawberries in a sweet glaze chilled in a prebaked pie crust. A juicy burst of berry is in every bite! We are fortunate that we have a nice little farmer’s market about five minutes from our house. Every […]
Coca-Cola Cake is a sinfully rich chocolate sheet cake covered in decadent chocolate icing. The addition of the soda creates a moist texture. There is a running joke here in the South … all soda is called a coke. If someone tells you to help yourself to a coke in […]
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.