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Rosemary and Gin Grapefruit cocktail

Rosemary and Gin Grapefruit Cocktail

Rosemary and Gin Grapefruit cocktail is sure become your new favorite adult beverage. Rosemary simple syrup and floral gin pair beautifully with tart Ruby Red grapefruit juice. I’ve only recently become a grapefruit lover. Growing up, the taste of the beautiful bright pink citrus fruit was just too sour for […]

Overhead shot of a red bowl with a handle filled with rice, Hoppin' John and greens. A pan of cornbread and a dish of butter with a knife are to the side.

Instant Pot Hoppin’ John

Instant Pot Hoppin’ John, made of black-eyed peas, pork and rice, is a Southern New Year’s Day tradition that can be made right in your electric pressure cooker. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Hoppin’ John […]

Learn how to cook turnip greens just like they do in the South. Greens are slowly simmered with pork jowl, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper for a tender, tasty soul food side dish.

How to Cook Turnip Greens [Southern Turnip Greens]

Learn how to cook turnip greens just like they do in the South. Greens are slowly simmered with pork jowl, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper for a tender, tasty soul food side dish. This post is sponsored by Clifty Farm. The opinions contained within are my own. I recall […]

Bourbon cocktails for the holidays

10 Festive Bourbon Cocktails For The Holidays

Ah, bourbon. It’s so quintessentially Southern and personally — one of my favorite spirits not only cook with, but to drink. As we’re gearing up for the holidays, I thought I would be fun poll a few fellow bloggers for their favorite holiday bourbon cocktails. From ice cold brews to […]

Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Try this set it and forget it recipe for slow cooker collard greens. Collards are slowly simmered with bacon until tender for a truly tasty Southern side. One Sunday afternoon after church, The Husband asked if I would teach him how to cook greens. He was having a hankering, but he […]