This traditional Southern cornbread dressing with chicken recipe combines cornbread, sauteed vegetables, hard boiled eggs, and shredded chicken. Did you know that there is no historical evidence that stuffing was served at the first Thanksgiving? The term first appeared in the English language around 1530. However, after 1880 the term […]
This cheesy oven roasted potatoes recipe combines three types of cheese and is topped with crispy toasted panko breadcrumbs. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Cheesy oven roasted potatoes are a nice change from traditional mashed potatoes. […]
It’s easy to learn how to make fried okra. Fresh, sliced okra is dipped in a mixture of eggs, milk, and hot sauce, then dredged in cornmeal and fried to golden brown. Last fall, as my best friend and I caught up over two giant sized Gigi cupcakes, she slid […]
Cool crisp iceburg lettuce is topped with creamy buttermilk, blue cheese dressing, crispy bacon, and tomatoes in this BLT Wedge Salad recipe. Last year on my birthday, my dad treated the whole family to dinner at Walker’s Drive-In here in Jackson. The name is deceiving, because this is not a […]
Flaked tuna, sweet peas, celery, and elbow macaroni are combined with mayo and a dash of cayenne pepper in this creamy tuna macaroni salad recipe. What are some of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? Since both of my parents worked, they had to find a way […]
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.