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asparagus casserole

Asparagus Casserole

Asparagus casserole is a traditional Southern side dish. Fresh asparagus is combined with cream of mushroom soup, Saltine crackers and sharp cheddar cheese, then baked until bubbly. Asparagus casserole is a traditional Southern side dish that just might make an appearance at every major holiday from Easter to Christmas. Recipes […]

homemade peach ice cream in a small blue bowl with spoons to the side

Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Step back into your childhood with a bowl of yummy, creamy homemade peach ice cream. Fresh peaches are combined with cream, vanilla and sugar. My ice cream maker gets quite a work out during the summer. It’s one of our favorite treats and my boys think it’s so much fun […]

mixed berry fried pies

Mixed Berry Fried Pies

Mixed berry fried pies are the perfect summer time treat. Blueberries and strawberries are simmered with sugar and fried in a flaky pie crust. Whoever invented the fried pie should be given a posthumous James Beard Award. Think about it. Everything that is good about pie packaged into a neat […]

large bowl of roasted potato salad with a small serving bowl to the side

Roasted Potato Salad

Roasted potato salad is sure to be a crowd favorite at your next barbecue. Tender potatoes are roasted until tender and combined tangy mayo, green onions, celery and mustard. Is it really a backyard barbecue without potato salad? I rank it right up there with barbecue baked beans and plenty […]

blueberry icebox cake garnished with mint leaves on a white plate served on a blue and white napkin with a silver cake server and a small bowl of blueberries in the background

Blueberry Icebox Cake

Blueberry icebox cake is a light a refreshing summer dessert. Angel food cake is layered with sweetened cream cheese, whipped cream and blueberries. Rising temperatures and the abundance of summer produce seem to beg for a light sweet dessert loading with fresh fruit. Oh my word, does fit the bill! […]