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summer succotash in a blue enamel skillet

Squash Summer Succotash

Turn those yellow squash from the garden into a delicious summer succotash side dish. Fresh squash, zucchini, lima beans and onions are seasoned with crispy bacon and creamy butter. Succotash is one of those words that’s just fun to say, don’t you think? I developed this summer succotash recipe out […]

grilled pineapple chicken thighs and grilled pineapple rings on a blue platter with halved pineapple on the side

Grilled Pineapple Chicken + VIDEO

Pull yourself out of the grilling doldrums with grilled pineapple chicken thighs marinated in pineapple juice, soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar and chili garlic sauce. My family and I love grilling. In fact, we grill year-round when the weather permits. But I definitely notice we grill with more frequency as […]

cornbread salad in a clear glass trifle bowl

Southern Cornbread Salad + VIDEO

Cornbread salad is a unique side dish that combines crumbled cornbread, pinto beans, diced vegetables, ranch dressing and cheese. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Yes, you read that right. We’re putting cornbread in a salad. […]

one serving of strawberry pretzel salad on a plate garnished with whipped cream

Strawberry Pretzel Salad + VIDEO

More a dessert than an actual salad, strawberry pretzel salad layers salty, crunchy pretzels with sweetened cream cheese and juicy strawberries. I don’t know why this dish is named strawberry pretzel salad. Because honestly, there is nothing salad about this. Dessert is more like it. A crust of crunchy, salty […]

two silver mint julep cups on a wooden background

Mint Julep + VIDEO

No other cocktail is more synonymous with the South than a classic mint julep. Learn how to make this easy cocktail for yourself right at home. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. It’s probably the one […]