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four twice baked potatoes on a white platter

Twice Baked Potatoes + VIDEO

Nothing goes better with a steak dinner than twice baked potatoes. With my freezing instructions, you can have twice baked potatoes anytime! I loooove a good steak and baked potato dinner. While a fluffy baked potato slathered in butter makes my mouth water, a twice baked potato loaded with cheddar, […]

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 […]

side shot of a slice of cracklin' corn bread topped with a dollop of butter on a white plate with a cast iron skillet of bread in the background

Cracklin’ Corn Bread

Cracklin’ corn bread is a traditional Southern treat that goes back decades. Meaty pork cracklings are baked into tender yellow corn bread. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Before we dive into this recipe, I just […]

overhead shot of a large platter of hoe cakes and glasses of iced tea are to the side.

Okra Hoe Cakes

Add sliced okra to these fried cornmeal hoe cakes for a delicious summer treat. They are perfect when topped with homemade comeback sauce. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Okra is one of those vegetables that […]

blue platter of squash puppies with a red and white checked napkin, iced tea, bowl of sauce and serving plate with one squash puppy to the side

Fried Squash Puppies

Fried squash puppies are an excellent way to use a bounty of yellow summer squash. Grated crooked neck squash is grated, then combined with cornmeal, green onions, egg and milk, then fried to a golden brown. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate […]