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overhead shot of a blue skillet of tomato gravy with plates of biscuits topped with gravy and a basket of biscuits to the side on a dark wooden background

Tomato Gravy + VIDEO

Tomato gravy is a breakfast essential in the South. Fresh or canned tomatoes are simmered with a roux and served over flaky buttermilk biscuits. Tomato gravy. If you’re not from the South, you might assume it’s something your put over pasta for dinner. While you certainly can eat it for […]

baked southern tomato pie on a dark wooden table with fresh tomatoes, plates and forks to the side

Southern Tomato Pie

Southern tomato pie, with flaky buttermilk crust, thinly sliced tomatoes, fresh herbs and cheese, is perfect as an entrée or appetizer. Do you prefer thin crust or thick crust pizza? I am of the school of thought that when it comes to pizza, the crust is the best part.  None […]

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 […]

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Garden Fresh Salsa

Fresh roma tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, and cilantro burst with flavor in this garden fresh salsa recipe. You’ll never eat store bought again. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. I like to think of myself as a […]

Love the guac served at Babalu Tapas & Tacos? Give this easy guacamole recipe a try! Ripe avocacos, sun-dried tomatoes and lime juice create fresh flavors.

Babalu Guacamole

Love the guac? Give this easy guacamole recipe a try! Ripe avocacos, sun-dried tomatoes and lime juice create fresh flavors. Babalu Tapas & Tacos is a restaurant that has been spreading across the Southeast, but the very first location opened right here in Jackson, Mississippi.  As soon as you are seated, […]