Try this bbq dry rub on your favorite chicken, pork, or fish recipes. A variety of herbs and spices will add extra flavor to all your meat dishes. I’ve nicknamed this homemade spice rub the “cabinet door spice rub” because until recently, I had it taped to the inside of […]
Bourbon and brown sugar give these slowly simmered caramelized onions a rich, creamy flavor and buttery texture. Delicious on just about everything! These bourbon and brown sugar caramelized onions have already made a cameo appearance on the blog. You may recall seeing them on top of these yummy Pepper Jack […]
Transform those sweet smelling blooms into a tasty treat with this honeysuckle recipe. Honeysuckle blooms are infused with whole vanilla beans for a slightly sweet honey-flavored vanilla bean honeysuckle jelly. The scent of honeysuckle takes me straight back to childhood. You remember Ms. Dot from my chicken and dumplings post? […]
Fresh figs and ripe strawberries really bring out the flavor in this recipe for simple homemade strawberry fig preserves. A few years ago, when I first discovered jam making, I went a little overboard. To the point where I had to ban myself from making anymore jam until we ate […]
A cross between Thousand Island dressing and remoulade sauce, Mississippi comeback sauce was named because it’s so good that you’ll “come back” for more. There are a few ways to tell when someone is not from Mississippi. If they don’t speak with a drawl, if they are in too much […]
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.