The House Wine of the South

Often referred to as the “House Wine of the South”, sweet iced tea is a staple in most refrigerators year round, but especially in the summer months when steamy and sticky are two words frequently used to describe the weather....more

Southern Dessert: Lemon Glazed Tea Cakes

After eating my wonderful Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, I wanted to create a light "snack."  I didn't want anything overly sweet, but it needed to satisfy my taste buds.I love tea cakes, and if you're wondering where is the tea? Image: Courtesy of Creole Contessa ...more
@writelynne Thank you writelynne. It's a simple desert but really tasty.more

Smoked Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Yes, people I know it's HOT outside, 110 degrees to be exact, but in my house it's 65 degrees thanks to my nice cool air conditioner. If you were wondering why would anyone make gumbo in this weather, well here's your answer....more

Bacon-Wrapped Catfish Nuggets: Mud-Hogs!

Looking for a new way to cook Catfish?  Try these easy to make Mud-Hogs (Bacon Wrapped Catfish Nuggets)!  They're so good, and they go great with Cheese Grits and Coleslaw.  A new southern favorite! Life's too short to eat crappy food.  :-)

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Hush Puppies, Mama Style

Hush Puppies, Mama StyleIngredients...more