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Okra Hoe Cakes

Add sliced okra to these fried cornmeal hoe cakes for a delicious summer treat. They are perfect when topped with homemade comeback sauce. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Okra is one of those vegetables that […]

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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 […]

blue platter of squash puppies with a red and white checked napkin, iced tea, bowl of sauce and serving plate with one squash puppy to the side

Fried Squash Puppies

Fried squash puppies are an excellent way to use a bounty of yellow summer squash. Grated crooked neck squash is grated, then combined with cornmeal, green onions, egg and milk, then fried to a golden brown. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate […]

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Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon

Thinly sliced scalloped potatoes with bacon and caramelized onions is a rich and flavorful side dish you’ll want to serve with your next meal. A few weeks ago, The Husband, out of the blue, requested scalloped potatoes.  Like me, he probably grew up eating the freeze-dried potatoes from a box […]

baked mashed rutabaga topped with melted cheese and green onions in a white ramekin

Mashed Rutabaga with Bacon and Cheddar Cheese [Low Carb]

Mashed rutabaga, loaded with bacon, cheese and green onions, is a healthy but delicious low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Rutabaga. I can’t say I’ve cooked a whole lot with rutabagas, […]