Category Archives: Southern

Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplins (#SoupSwappers)

Regional Soups is this month’s theme for Soup Saturday Swappers and this Chicken and Dumplings recipe is the quintessential East Tennessee soup. If you make good chicken and dumplings, your stock is high; if you know someone who makes good … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie (Award-Winning Recipe)

This recipe for Salted Caramel Apple Pie (with Bourbon-soaked raisins and pecans) was my entry in the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair. It was beyond thrilling to win first place (Blue Ribbon) in the category of … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pie

Although originating in the United Kingdom, Buttermilk Pie has been a staple in pie hutches across the South for generations. This recipe for Buttermilk Pie brings you the same creamy custard-like texture with a little less sugar. 

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Tomato Jam (Canning Week)

Tomato Jam, a Southern Appalachian favorite, is a way to preserve the fresh tomato flavor of summer in a jar. Used as a condiment on sandwiches, slathered on biscuits, and even as an amazing addition to a cheeseboard, tomato jam … Continue reading

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Apple Red Pepper Jelly

Canning your own Apple Red Pepper Jelly is simple with this easy recipe. Pepper Jelly atop cream cheese to serve with crackers is a staple of Southern entertaining. This twist on Pepper Jelly uses apple juice/cider as the base and … Continue reading

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Southern-Style Macaroni Salad

Just in time for your Fourth of July celebrations, and for the rest of your Summer cookouts, I’m revisiting my Southern-Style Macaroni Salad recipe. 

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Smoked Corn on the Cob (Smokin Os) #CookoutWeek

For Day Three of #CookoutWeek, there is nothing like the flavor of Smoked Corn on the Cob! Don’t let not having a smoker stop you; this Smoked Corn on the Cob recipe doesn’t require a smoker! Using your gas grill and Smokin’ … Continue reading

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Ms. Campbell’s Mashed Potato Salad

For those of you who prefer a potato salad without large chunks of potatoes, this recipe for Mashed Potato Salad is for you. Courtesy of Ms. Campbell, my friend Becky’s momma, this recipe was developed in the foothills of the Smoky … Continue reading

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Cajun Boiled Peanuts

While Boiled Peanuts are a Southern tradition, this recipe for Cajun Boiled Peanuts is different from the norm in that they retain a bit of crunch. Salty and with a bit of heat from Cajun seasoning these redskin peanuts are … Continue reading

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Jam Cake with Easy Caramel Icing – A Southern Tradition

This Jam Cake recipe is as authentic as it gets; loaded with blackberry jam, pecans, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice, and topped with caramel icing, it’s a perfect Autumn and Winter treat. And the recipe is one I have, … Continue reading

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