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Grillades and Grits on a gray plate with a red and white napkin on a wood table

Grillades and Grits

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 […]

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 […]

blue pot full of green beans and potatoes with a plate and serving spoon to the side

Southern Green Beans with Ham and Potatoes

Southern green beans are a delicious side dish enjoyed all over the South. Fresh green beans are simmered in broth with country ham, potatoes and spices until tender. This post is sponsored by Clifty Farm. The opinions contained within are my own. Blue plate lunch buffets are where it’s at […]

two sweet tea mint julep cocktails on a metal tray

Sweet Tea Mint Julep Cocktail

Not a bourbon lover but want to jump on the mint julep cocktail craze? Try a sweet tea mint julep. Sweeter than a traditional julep, but just as satisfying. The mint julep is the epitome of genteel Southern cocktail. It’s enjoyed on a back porch watching the sun go down […]

overhead shot of two egg jars with runny yolks surrounded by bacon , toast and eggs.

Instant Pot Eggs and Grits in Mason Jars

Instant Pot eggs and grits will become a brunch staple in your house. Cheesy corn grits cooked in mason jars are topped with a creamy, poached egg. My husband is a Travel Channel fan. Frequently in the evening, after he has caught up on the news, he’ll flip over to […]