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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three cut Hello Dolly bars stacked on top of each other on a white wooden table

Hello Dolly Bars [Magic Cookie Bars]

Hello Dolly Bars, aka Magic Cookie Bars, are a simple seven-layer baked dessert that combines graham crackers, coconut, chocolate chips and pecans. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. I was first […]

overhead view of block of cream cheese on a floral China plate covered in Jezebel sauce surrounded by crackers

Southern Jezebel Sauce

Jezebel sauce is a sweet and spicy condiment that originated in the South. Serve as an appetizer over cream cheese or as a glaze over roasted meat. Jezebel. She’s one of history’s first bad girls. Wife of King Ahab, the Bible tells us she persuaded […]