Creamy herb salad dressing is a taste of spring. Fresh parsley and dill are combined with sour cream, yogurt and garlic. Perfect for salads or chopped fresh vegetables. I am officially counting down the days until it’s warm enough to plant a summer garden. All winter I’ve been staring out […]
Liven up holiday recipes with a dollop of spicy jalapeno cranberry chutney. Fresh fruits, jalapenos and cranberries are both zesty and tangy. As I was brainstorming ideas for my Cheddar Biscuit and Ham Sliders, I knew wanted something festive, something sweet to balance the salty ham and cheesy biscuits, […]
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 day I reserved for trying out […]
Looking for the perfect meat sauce for spaghetti? Look no further. This slowly simmered sauce is seasoned with fresh herbs and spices. When I first started cooking, I aspired to have a recipe (or a few) that became my signature dishes. Recipes that I have made so many times, I […]
Bourbon soaked peaches are simmered low and slow with onions, garlic, chipotle peppers, and spices for a unique and flavorful bourbon peach BBQ sauce. Periodically, when I feel like the recipe ideas are starting to run dry or I need some inspiration, I like to sit down with a blank […]
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.