Pumpkin Nut Cake

Pumpkin is one of my favorite foods.  This cake is so moist and good, you won’t be able to leave it alone.  The nutmeg frosting only adds to the wonderful flavor....more

Bourbon & Pumpkin Spice Cake

This cake with all the spices, raisins, bourbon and nuts will be a favorite to serve to family and friends.  A wonderful dessert and great with a cup of coffee or just a glass of milk....more


This is such a Southern dish served over biscuits for breakfast, rice for supper or mashed potatoes.  I like it with pasta and I use leftover gravy in hamburger dishes. A great way to use up all those tomatoes from the garden....more


This chocolate zucchini cake is so good and gives you another way to use some of that zucchini. This is good with or without the frosting but I think the more chocolate the better. The frosting just completes how good this cake really is....more


This great cake made from a mix with caramel frosting, walnuts and chocolate chips will satisfy any chocolate lover.  1 box Pillsbury Moist Supreme Devil’s Food cake mix with pudding in the mix 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup oil (I ...more

Crockpot Black-Eyed Peas or Hoppin John

It has been a tradition to serve black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day in our family for many years....more

Until the okra. Okra kind of scares me.

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Holiday Southern Jam Cake

This cake is delicious.  I make jam cakes every year for Christmas.  My mother made them before me.  They are truly a southern tradition in our family. Old Fashioned Southern Jam Cake 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup canola oil 1 cup buttermilk...more

A Month of Side Dishes: Savory Corn Pudding, A Great Side for the Holidays

December is BlogHer's Month of Side Dishes, and we want you to share your favorite side! Click here to see how to play along. And check out all the sides we're craving in the Month of Side Dishes series. ...more

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These cookies will melt in your mouth!  The sugar and cinnamon make them so tasty. 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring 2 teaspoons cream of tartar ...more