Stephanie Parker

Food Blogger at PlainChicken.com and Food Columnist for The Birmingham News.  I love cats, shoes, Diet Coke, traveling and college football. 

My Blogs

Tiramisu Love Cake

While this isn't a true "tiramisu" cake, it does have all the flavors of tiramisu. This is super easy to make. It starts with a box of cake mix (I used Duncan Hines) and adds a layer of sweetened ricotta cheesecake batter ....more

Disney's Le Cellier Wild Mushroom Beef Filet

This is another recipe from the Epcot Food and Wine Festival we attended back in October. We both loved this recipe at the festival and were excited to finally make it at home. ...more

Ham & Cheese Waffle Sandwiches

Did everyone have a good Easter holiday? We spent the weekend in Auburn. We went to the spring football game on Saturday and spent time with my family ....more

Meow Monday

Today, in addition to the cat pictures, I am going to tell you a little bit about how we adopted them! ...more

What's For Dinner?

MONDAY Chicken Cordon Bleu Bubble Up TUESDAY...more

Sandestin Wine Festival

If you follow me on Twitter and Instagram, you know that we just got back from a the Sandestin Wine Festival. We had an absolute blast! The weather could not have been more perfect ....more

Meow Monday

Today, in addition to the cat pictures, I am going to tell you a little bit about how we adopted them! We adopted Jack on November 30, 2003, from a pet store at the mall. People would bring their kittens to the pet store to be adopted. We would go to the mall on Saturday's or Sunday's, and we always walked past the pet store. They had the same litter of kittens at the store for a few weeks. One Sunday we walked past the pet store and only one orange kitten was in the cage....more

Buffalo Ranch Snack Mix {Football Friday}

Auburn and Alabama both have their A-Day Spring Football games tomorrow. It seems like yesterday that we were watching the National Championship Game. I can't believe Spring football is already here ....more

Amish White Bread

When I mention my homemade bread, I get a lot of request for the recipe. It isn't a recipe that I can share because I make the bread from a starter. I've had the starter for over 15 years ....more

Green Peas with Crispy Bacon

Chicken Legs is a big fan of green peas. I don't make them often enough for him. It is because I really don't know the best way to serve them ....more