Classic Cajun dirty rice is a meaty side dish that combines ground chicken livers, ground beef, bell peppers, onion and celery. A lot of traditional Southern dishes can trace their roots back to slave cooking. Dirty rice is one of those dishes. It’s a popular dish that gets its name […]
Easy baked pineapple casserole with Ritz crackers and shredded cheddar cheese is a classic Southern side dish recipe. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Sometimes you just want simple, basic food with no strange frou frou […]
Add more heart healthy zucchini to your diet this summer with 31 of best zucchini recipes. If ever there was a time to add more fresh veggies into your diet, it’s summertime! Zucchini, also known as courgette, is a member of the squash family. It has a mild flavor and texture […]
If you love creamed spinach, you will adore this Southern spin on creamed collard greens. Tender greens are sauteed with onion, garlic and heavy cream. As you may have guessed, The Husband and I have been on a greens kick. After my successful attempt to cook greens in my slow […]
Try this set it and forget it recipe for slow cooker collard greens. Collards are slowly simmered with bacon until tender for a truly tasty Southern side. One Sunday afternoon after church, The Husband asked if I would teach him how to cook greens. He was having a hankering, but he […]
I'm Lisa, a first generation Southerner. While I was born and raised in Mississippi, I wasn't raised on Southern food. Then I met and fell in love with a boy who grew up eating his Grandmama's fried chicken and his Mamaw's biscuits and gravy. I realized I had a thing or two to learn about Southern cooking.