KK's Cheezy Cornbread

 This is a wonderful moist cornbread full of corn pieces and lots of kick. You can easily adjust the heat level by increasing/decreasing the amount of pepper used. Thanks so much to KRIS for letting me share her recipe with you.Ingredients:...more

Miss Thelma's Recipes - A Southern Cook Spills the Beans

 Regular readers know that MadgesHatbox is named in honor of my grandmother Madge Beals Meredith who was a milliner.  Little did I know, when I made that decision, an adventure was in store.  A chance remark led me to try to find a hat shop Madge opened in Scooba, Mississippi in 1917.  You can read about my journey here,  in a seven part series....more

The South In Your Mouth

   The South In Your Mouth ...more

It All Boils Down to This

It's New Years Day and y'all know what that means, right?  Black-eyed peas and greens, at least for us Southerners....more

Southern Cookin' On a Diet

Working to change my lifestyle and improve my health, I've researched recipes creations that work for my Southern family. We now enjoy many more menus filled with foods chosen for healthy eating yet tweaked for our personal preferences. Fresh veggies and spices help make the healthy lifestyle change tasty and pleasant!  ...more

Southern Cookin' On a Diet

This blog incorporates recipes and strategies to help folks improve their lifestyles with heathier cooking and eating habits. Join me on my personal journey to increased health through dietary change and improved eating habits. eating less meat created a search for more vegan and vegetarian meals which are now a regular, and requested, part of the family menu! Keeping these meals within the taste expectations of my family here in the South required a few special alterations, usually done with minimal fuss using fresh veggies or a spice or two!...more

Buttermilk Jalapeño Hushpuppies

  A side dish commonly served at catfish fries and barbecues throughout the South, hushpuppies also make a great anytime snack....more

Simple Southern Tips From The Georgia Girl's Kitchen

Many of you want to know how to give your food a little Southern twang. My mom taught me a few secrets I'll pass on to you. Maybe they aren't secrets to some but if you don't know about them you'll be glad I let the cat out of the bag. 1- Add a can of chicken broth or a few chicken bouillion cubes and a half cup water to any kind of beans, whether frozen, canned or fresh. Let them boil for at least 30 to 45 minutes or until the liquid cooks down....more

Thanks for stopping by Vicki. You'll love the cornbread and the mayo really does make the potoes ...more

Tiffany's Black-eyed Pea Hummus

Every year on New Year's Day I make black-eyed pea soup with a ham hock (or the closest thing to a hock I can find around here). My husband will humor me and eat it (probably since there's not going to be anything else to eat), but he's not really as big a bean person as I am. ...more

I love them, too. Too bad I'm the only one in this house who has bean love, ...more