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Southern Red Velvet Cake from Scratch

You are definitely going to want to cut yourself a big slice of this delicious red velvet cake made from scratch. Layers of moist red chocolate cake are sandwiched between creamy decadent cream cheese icing. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links […]

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Homemade Cheese Straws

A beloved Southern treat, these spicy little cheese straws are simple to make and even more addictive to eat. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Cheese straws have been a beloved Southern treat for longer than […]

bowl of oyster stew garnished with green onions and cayenne pepper served in black bowls with a spoon resting on the side

Oyster Stew

Oyster stew, laced with heavy cream, herbs and briny bivalves, is a delicious Christmas Eve tradition served in the Southern United States. But don’t reserve this just for the holidays. It’s delicious any day of the year! Gulf oysters have long been a mainstay food staple among folks who live […]

baked butter pecan cookies on a baking rack with two glasses of milk to the side

Butter Pecan Cookies

Unexpected guests? Keep the dough for these slice-and-bake butter pecan cookies in the freezer! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. When I was a little girl, there was an elderly lady in my church named Mrs. […]

Saltine Toffee [Christmas Crack]

Saltine Toffee, aka Christmas Crack, is an easy and surprisingly addictive candy made from saltine crackers, butter sugar and chocolate chips. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. My best friend A and I have a Christmas […]