Summer berry punch is a fizzy, fruity drink made with white grape juice, lemon-lime soda and fresh fruit. Kid-friendly or substitute sparkling wine for an adult version. During the summer months, we seem to go through a lot of pink lemonade and sweet tea. However, sometimes I like to […]
Grillades and grits is a traditional New Orleans brunch dish. Seasoned round steak is slowly braised until tender with vegetables and served over creamy corn grits. Methods for the Instant Pot, slow cooker and stovetop are included. Grillades and grits is a dish I’m familiar with, but never tried to […]
It doesn’t get more delicious than oven baked eggs topped with bacon, butter, breadcrumbs, and cheese. Served over a flaky biscuit and drizzled with homemade hollandaise sauce. A few Sundays ago, the husband and I decided to take a hiatus from the entire world. Yes, we played hooky from church. […]
These yummy flaky praline pecan cathead biscuits are cooked in a cast iron skillet. Invert them onto a plate for a sweet surprise! I like a warm, fresh, baked good just pulled out of the oven for breakfast just as much as the next person. The problem is I’m usually […]
Savory crawfish pie is filled with tender crawfish tails, vegetables and seasonings then baked in a flaky pie crust until golden brown. I was in college before I ever attended my first crawfish boil. I remember this steaming plate of tiny boiled crustaceans was set before me. People on either […]
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.