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black bowl filled with rice and chicken peanut stew with a gold spoon to the side

Chicken Peanut Stew [Alabama Peanut Harvest Tour 2021]

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 didn’t give much thought to […]

Spicy Shrimp on Fried Grit Cakes

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 are so plentiful. Creamy […]

overhead shot of a hand taking a chip from a large blue platter of shrimp nachos

Shrimp Nachos

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 mention it’s a complete meal […]

Seasoned catfish fillets topped with artichoke hearts, black olives, tomatoes and feta cheese on a white plate with a fork and toasted bread

Mediterranean Catfish Fillets

Add this easy and delicious catfish recipe to your weeknight dinner arsenal. Seasoned catfish fillets are sautéed in olive oil, then topped with black olives, tomatoes and artichokes. This post was not sponsored by U.S. Farm Raised Catfish. August is National Catfish Month. Since my home state of Mississippi is […]

baked southern tomato pie on a dark wooden table with fresh tomatoes, plates and forks to the side

Southern Tomato Pie

Southern tomato pie, with flaky buttermilk crust, thinly sliced tomatoes, fresh herbs and cheese, is perfect as an entrée or appetizer. Do you prefer thin crust or thick crust pizza? I am of the school of thought that when it comes to pizza, the crust is the best part.  None […]