Spring and Summer

overhead shot of carved beer can chicken on a white plate with bowls of potato salad, cold beer and sauce on the side

Drunk Chicken [Oven or Grill]

Tender and juicy drunk chicken is seasoned with a blend of Cajun-inspired herbs and spices. Serve with my homemade sauce on the side for maximum flavor. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. You know, taking an […]

overhead shot of two blue bowls filled with potato salad, celery stalks, colorful hardboiled eggs and roast chicken to the side

Southern Potato Salad

Southern potato salad is sure to be a crowd favorite at your next barbecue. Tender red potatoes mixed with tangy mayo, hard boiled eggs, celery, pimentos, pickle relish and mustard. Is it really a backyard barbecue without potato salad? I rank it right up there with barbecue baked beans and […]

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 […]