Category Archives: Southern

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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Pimento Cheese Updated

This is an updated Pimento Cheese recipe. It’s not drastically different, but I have combined elements of my regular Pimento Cheese and my Jalapeno Pimento Cheese to come up with new method for a super-creamy cheese spread with a delightful flavor. 

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Corn and Zucchini Succotash

While succotash is traditionally made with corn and lima beans, this succotash recipe substitutes zucchini for the beans and is one of our favorite side dishes. 

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Salt and Vinegar Roasted Almonds

With Derby Day quickly approaching (the first Saturday in May), I started thinking what I could add to my Derby  Day food lineup. This recipe for Salt and Vinegar Roasted Almonds is my healthy nod to the Southern favorite salt and … Continue reading

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