Recipes

 

Cool Salads for Summer

CoolSalads

If you are like me, heavy meals just don’t “sit well” during the long, hot and humid days of an Atlanta summer. Much as I love barbecue with its thick, sweet sauces, it is something I always replace with cool [...]

 

Fresh Corn Is A Summer Delight

FreshCorn

If there is one summer veggie that exemplifies the best of the season and the South, it is corn. This sta-ple is a regional favorite used in countless recipes from cornbread to simple roasted ears slathered with sweet butter. During [...]

 

Eggplant In Spicy Brown Sauce

EggplantSpicy

If you are like me, favorite restaurant foods are always a form of inspiration. One of the best taste treats at Oriental eateries is eggplant and peppers in a spicy brown sauce which turns out to be surprisingly easy to [...]

 

Chicken, Rice and Beans Make a Classic Combination

ChckenRiceBeans

Two of the world’s great flavor combinations are classics in multiple world cultures. Chicken and rice or beans and rice recipes are bedrock creations in many cuisines and are a favorite in my household. I recently decided to make it [...]

 

Punch Up the Flavor of Your One-Pot Meal and Wow the Crowd

PunchUpFlavor

Low and slow is the way to go when it comes to entertaining. Start marinating the night before, prep the rest of the ingredients in the morning, drop it all into the slow cooker and let the magic begin as [...]

 

Grits – More than Breakfast Food

GritsMore

Grits aren’t just for breakfast. This ground corn meal staple of southern dining has long been the “ugly stepchild” of meals relegated to bland supporting roles at the breakfast table; always eclipsed by egg and meat creations enhanced by gravies, [...]

 

Cranberry Orange Cheese Pie

CranberryOrange

A fantastic cheese pie, perfect for any fall holiday table. Canola adds to the silkiness of this decadent creamy pie.   Ingredients: Crust 3/4 cup pecan halves (175 mL) 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (125 mL) 2 tsp canola oil [...]

 

Hot Party Idea: Buffalo Wing Dip & Crackers

BufWingsCrackers

Hot Party Idea: Buffalo Wing Dip & Crackers Whether you’re hosting a game-watching party, a holiday get-together, a birthday, anniversary or any occasion, a little planning and a delicious dip can help it all go smoothly.   Ten Party-Planning Tips [...]

 

Roasted Okra For Fall

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You can never be a true southern cook and NOT love okra. This unique vegetable originally from Af-rica is a seed pod with one of the most fascinating flavors in the vegetable world. It is also full of delightful textures [...]

 

Fun Twist On A Classic Childhood Favorite

FunTwist

Whether the weather has shut down your camping trip or backyard barbecue, you’re taking a stay-cation this year or you just want a dessert with a difference one night, you and your family may adore this version of a classic [...]

 
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