Taco Salad

Taco Salad

This is one of my family’s quick and easy go to meals. Its my favorite salad. The ground meat in the spicy sauce makes this a very filling meal....

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup 2

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is by far my favorite squash. It is very versatile.  You can use it in pastas, risottos, and soups. My favorite way is a rich, creamy soup....

Southern Fried Catfish

Southern Fried Catfish

This is a basic recipe for southern fried catfish.  Growing up, we had a large stocked pond full of catfish, brim, and a few bass. My favorite were the...

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is a summer favorite. It is at the peak of its freshness and sweetness. There is no better way to enjoy this delicious summer food...

Slow Roasted and Simmered Pulled Pork

Slow Roasted and Simmered Pulled Pork

This recipe is one of my favorite dishes, pulled pork simmered in barbecue sauce. This is what I use to think Alabama Barbecue was, I did not learn about...

Lemon Poppy Seed Cole Slaw

Lemon Poppy Seed Cole Slaw

Poppy seeds add an unexpected surprise to this traditional dish. The dressing is slightly sweet with a touch of spice added by dry mustard. I love sweet coleslaws, but...

Spicy Baked Beans

Spicy Baked Beans

I only make this recipe once or twice a year, and it is such a treat. The bacon makes this dish so wonderful. This recipe also calls for a...

Cocoa Brownies

Cocoa Brownies

Nothing is more comforting than fresh from the oven brownies.  I use to make them only from a box mix, and tried many different recipes before adapting this one...

Carrot Raisin Bread

Carrot Raisin Bread

Carrots are a vegetable staple full of nutrition and color. A carrot quick bread can be made any time of year, and is a welcome variation from our beloved...

Almond Chicken

Almond Chicken

I was reading through all the wonderful blogs yesterday, and stumbled across this fabulous recipe for chicken with nuts from Paula at Bell’alimento. I modified her recipe a bit,...