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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 […]

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Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon

Thinly sliced scalloped potatoes with bacon and caramelized onions is a rich and flavorful side dish you’ll want to serve with your next meal. A few weeks ago, The Husband, out of the blue, requested scalloped potatoes.  Like me, he probably grew up eating the freeze-dried potatoes from a box […]

cheesy ranch roasted potatoes in a white casserole dish with fried chicken and green beans on the side

Cheesy Ranch Roasted Potatoes

Cheesy ranch roasted potatoes are a delicious side dish your whole family will enjoy. Baby red potatoes are roasted with creamy Ranch dressing, sour cream, bacon and topped with cheese. Cheesy roasted ranch potatoes combines four of my favorite foods – potatoes, Ranch dressing, bacon and cheese! It’s a perfect […]

Overhead shot of a red bowl with a handle filled with rice, Hoppin' John and greens. A pan of cornbread and a dish of butter with a knife are to the side.

Instant Pot Hoppin’ John

Instant Pot Hoppin’ John, made of black-eyed peas, pork and rice, is a Southern New Year’s Day tradition that can be made right in your electric pressure cooker. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Hoppin’ John […]

baked mashed rutabaga topped with melted cheese and green onions in a white ramekin

Mashed Rutabaga with Bacon and Cheddar Cheese [Low Carb]

Mashed rutabaga, loaded with bacon, cheese and green onions, is a healthy but delicious low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Rutabaga. I can’t say I’ve cooked a whole lot with rutabagas, […]