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Cream of Tomato Soup

Forget tomato soup from a can. Velvety smooth, homemade cream of tomato soup from scratch is rich, creamy, comforting and bursting with delicious flavor.  How many of you can remember having the chicken pox as a kid? Nowadays, there a vaccine for that. It is one of those diseases that […]

Boiled Peanuts

Boiled peanuts are a unique Southern treat. Learn how to make this delightful snack yourself at home today. I never considered myself a peanut lover. Until the first time I tried really good boiled peanuts. Every year, The Husband and I take our boys and my mother-in-law to a huge […]

drizzling cream gravy over a piece of country fried steak

Country Fried Steak [Chicken Fried Steak]

Country fried steak is a Southern classic. Tenderized steak cutlets are double battered and breaded, the fried until golden brown. Country fried steak, sometimes known as chicken fried steak, is exactly as the name implies. A thin cut of tenderized beef steak is breaded in flour and seasonings, then fried […]

Caprese baked catfish fillet and a simple salad on a blue and green floral plate with a fork on the side

Caprese Baked Catfish Fillets

Liven up your weekday dinner with these quick but delicious seasoned baked catfish fillets topped with melted cheese, tomato and fresh basil. This post is sponsored by The Catfish Institute. The opinions contained within are my own. August has been designated as National Catfish Month since 1998. Catfish farming is […]

shrimp kabobs with sausage, corn and potatoes threaded on metal skewers on a white platter

Shrimp Kabobs with Sausage, Potatoes and Corn

Why not throw a few of these zesty shrimp kabobs on your grill this summer? Succulent large shrimp are coated with butter and crab boil, then grilled with tender, spicy vegetables and sausage. A good old-fashioned shrimp boil is a summertime favorite in the South. But it can also be […]