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How to Make Fried Okra

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. Okra is a vegetable that’s not much thought about outside the south. It’s often used as a thickener […]

pimento cheese spread

Parlor Market Pimento Cheese Spread

This yummy homemade pimento cheese spread combines smoked cheddar, chipotle peppers, and bacon. It’s not your grandma’s pimento cheese recipe. If you’re ever visiting the South and offered something called pimentacheese, don’t be alarmed. More than likely, they’re referring to pimento cheese, one of the few dishes I know of that […]

No boxed pudding here. Authentic Southern banana pudding from scratch starts with homemade pudding, sliced bananas and real whipped cream. It's true heaven in a dish.

Banana Pudding from Scratch

No boxed pudding here. Authentic Southern banana pudding from scratch starts with homemade pudding, sliced bananas and real whipped cream. It’s true heaven in a dish. You’ve heard the old saying, “When in Rome. . .” When in Mississippi, it’s not pudding. It’s puddin’. Banana pudding is the fried chicken […]

Learn how to make sausage gravy and biscuits in minutes. Simple and easy to prepare, this creamy gravy is a staple in the South.

Sawmill Gravy [Sausage Gravy]

Learn how to make sawmill gravy in minutes. Simple and easy to prepare, this creamy sausage gravy is a breakfast staple in the South. Visit any breakfast spot below the Mason-Dixon line and more than likely whatever you order will come with a side of grits and gravy. Many Southern […]

buttermilk biscuits in a basket lined with a floral napkin

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

Looking for an easy Southern buttermilk biscuit recipe you can make from scratch? Follow these four tips for light fluffy biscuits every time. I’m gonna go out on a limb here and toot my own horn. Because it’s my blog and if I can’t do it here, then where? I […]