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Tag: Southern food

SOUTHERN CHEESE SQUARES

SOUTHERN CHEESE SQUARES

Pretty, crisp, buttery homemade Southern cheese squares are an easy and tasty appetizer.  The same taste as the classic cheese straw, but made into a slice and bake roll. I like to serve these at most of my gatherings – especially for a Southern brunch Read More..

KENTUCKY DERBY BENEDICTINE SPREAD

KENTUCKY DERBY BENEDICTINE SPREAD

A vintage recipe that needs to make a comeback, Kentucky Derby Benedictine Spread is a delicious appetizer for any party.  It also makes a great filling for tea sandwiches. I like to serve this spread as a dip with crudites.  For a beautiful Kentucky Derby Read More..

PUMPKIN SPICE HOECAKES WITH HOT HONEY MAPLE BUTTER

PUMPKIN SPICE HOECAKES WITH HOT HONEY MAPLE BUTTER

These Pumpkin Spice Hoecakes With Hot Honey Butter have a slightly crunchy exterior from the cornmeal with a tender, buttery inside, flavored with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.  Serve them slathered with an easy-to-make hot honey maple butter for a hint of spicy sweetness. This Read More..

EASY SOUTHERN TOMATO TART

EASY SOUTHERN TOMATO TART

An easy Southern Tomato Tart is great as a side dish, main dish, lunch, or brunch dish.  It’s cheesy, savory, and tastes much more decadent than it actually is.  Use pre-made pimento cheese and refrigerated boxed pie crust or make your own.  Take advantage of Read More..

SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD

SOUTHERN POTATO SALAD

Southern potato salad is a creamy, tangy, flavorful side dish that goes perfectly with grilled meats, burgers, fried chicken…almost everything.  This is comfort food that evokes happy memories of family picnics, barbecues, parties, and potlucks. Growing up in Pittsburgh one of my favorite summertime activities Read More..

KENTUCKY HOT BROWNS

KENTUCKY HOT BROWNS

This decadent sandwich is an iconic Kentucky dish.  Kentucky Hot Browns are open-faced turkey sandwiches with tomato, bacon, and a cheesy Mornay sauce.  Add this classic dish to your Kentucky Derby party! If you’ve ever traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, the Brown Hotel is a must-see.  Read More..

COUNTRY HAM AND BISCUITS

COUNTRY HAM AND BISCUITS

Is there anything more Southern than Country Ham And Biscuits?  It’s a great way to start off Kentucky Derby Day this Saturday!  Why not make a platter to greet your guests before the race starts?  Serve the biscuits with an Italian Aperol Spritz, a Barbecue Read More..

SOUTHERN-FRIED OKRA

SOUTHERN-FRIED OKRA

This Southern-fried okra recipe uses nuggets of fresh okra that are dipped in a spicy buttermilk mixture, dredged in cornmeal, flour, and breadcrumbs, then fried until crisp and golden.  They’re addictive and you can’t stop popping them into your mouth.  There’s a reason Southern-fried okra Read More..

SPICY SWEET CHICKEN BISCUIT with Green Chile Cheese Spread

SPICY SWEET CHICKEN BISCUIT with Green Chile Cheese Spread

This delicious chicken biscuit combines a savory, fried chicken fillet topped with a hot, honey butter, a spicy green chile cheese spread, and a flaky, buttery biscuit.  It makes a great weeknight dinner, weekend brunch, or a picnic in the backyard with the kids. I Read More..

SOUTHERN STYLE COLESLAW

SOUTHERN STYLE COLESLAW

A sweet and tangy Southern Style Coleslaw, this crunchy slaw is one of the easiest dishes to make.  It’s the perfect accompaniment to burgers, barbecue, or fried foods.   Walk away from the premade deli coleslaw.  You don’t need that soggy, watery slaw any longer.  If Read More..

ALABAMA SHRIMP AND GRITS

ALABAMA SHRIMP AND GRITS

This Southern classic is an impressive and yet easy to master dish that is sure to become a family favorite.  The shrimp is sauteed in butter and bacon fat, then served over a bed of spinach and cheese grits. What could be more delicious? When Read More..