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White Fruitcake

Eudora Welty’s White Fruit Cake

Last updated on May 23rd, 2023 Moist, white fruit cake is a little lighter than traditional dark fruit cake. This Southern version is “improved” by dribbling it with bourbon instead of rum. Several notions may come to mind when you think of Eudora Welty — author, Pulitzer Prize winner, famous […]

creamed collard greens

Creamed Collard Greens

Last updated on April 4th, 2020 If you love creamed spinach, you will adore this Southern spin on creamed collard greens. Tender greens are sauteed with onion, garlic and heavy cream. As you may have guessed, The Husband and I have been on a greens kick. After my successful attempt […]

Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Last updated on December 28th, 2020 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 […]

Southern sweet potato pie recipe

Praline Pecan Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Last updated on May 22nd, 2023 Southern sweet potato pie recipe is made with fresh roasted sweet potatoes, bourbon and molasses. It’s topped with a sugary, crunchy praline pecan topping.    Oh, the sweet potato pie. When compared to its more popular counterpart– pumpkin pie — it’s like the red […]

Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Bacon and Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Last updated on May 23rd, 2023 Hummus gets a Southern spin in this black eyed pea hummus seasoned with crispy bacon and cumin. Perfect for dipping pita, chips, or vegetables Saturdays used to be the day I brought out all the stops when it came to food. It was the […]