Spring and Summer

overhead shot of a blue skillet of tomato gravy with plates of biscuits topped with gravy and a basket of biscuits to the side on a dark wooden background

Tomato Gravy + VIDEO

Tomato gravy is a breakfast essential in the South. Fresh or canned tomatoes are simmered with a roux and served over flaky buttermilk biscuits. Tomato gravy. If you’re not from the South, you might assume it’s something your put over pasta for dinner. While you certainly can eat it for […]

side shot of a hurricane cocktail garnished with a cherry and orange slice, three other glasses in the background

Hurricane Cocktail

The Hurricane cocktail is one of New Orleans most popular signature drinks. Rum, passion fruit juice, lime juice and grenadine give this rose-colored drink a tropical flavor. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. I’m proud to […]

frozen bushwacker cocktail topped with whipped cream and a cherry

Bushwacker Cocktail

Cool off with a frozen bushwacker cocktail. Five types of liquor are pureed with ice and vanilla ice cream. It’s the ultimate boozy summer treat. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. It’s a thousand degrees outside […]

overhead shot of two bowls of blueberry peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream. Pan of cobbler, two forks, ice cream scoop and fresh peach to the side.

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Tart blueberries add a whole new flavor to traditional peach cobbler. Serve your blueberry peach cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. During the summer, a fruit cobbler is […]

baked southern tomato pie on a dark wooden table with fresh tomatoes, plates and forks to the side

Southern Tomato Pie

Southern tomato pie, with flaky buttermilk crust, thinly sliced tomatoes, fresh herbs and cheese, is perfect as an entrée or appetizer. Do you prefer thin crust or thick crust pizza? I am of the school of thought that when it comes to pizza, the crust is the best part.  None […]