These summer days are hot, hot, hot here in the south and one way to keep cool besides living in the swimming pool or standing in front of an opened freezer door is with a cold salad tossed with Homemade Ranch Dressing.
It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!
We’re Not Just Tossin’ Beads For Mardi Gras, Mista’ Well, hey there, on this Mardi Gras day! Fat Tuesday always brings memories of celebration, parades, and preparation for the lenten season. It also reminds me of a recipe I discovered years ago that I want to […]
I am so glad that chicken salad has moved on to being more than a spread between two slices of bread. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy a good chicken salad sandwich now and then. It’s a good use of leftover chicken at our […]
Summer has suddenly come upon us and this Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing is a good way to keep things cool. Along with warmer days comes the harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables that are certainly a help in the kitchen. They add to […]
This tropical fruit salad is so typical of my mama’s delectable kitchen inventions. This citrusy fruit dish gives a light lift to any meal. It is a long-standing family favorite that comes from the knack Mama has of concocting recipes off the top of her […]
It’s a great day for a cool coleslaw tossed with a buttermilk dressing. That dressing always distinguishes itself as a southern salad to me. Having it served for a Sunday dinner alongside a plate of fried chicken or rice and gravy was one of […]
Picking up a few things in my hometown grocery store, Jade Foods, the other day (for a new blog recipe) I was elated to discover it is getting a fresh update in its produce section, deli and cashier lanes. Can’t tell you how exciting this […]
At home is how I felt on Florida’s east coast island called Amelia. It was the place where our dearest friends’ daughter and her fiance’ chose to wed. The drive from the airport to the resort slowly revealed the similar landscape of home in […]
Potato salad is always served with gumbo at our house. We like it plain. Nothing fancy or extra in there to overtake the taste of the gumbo. We also like it served with different kinds of meats especially if they are grilled or bar-be-qued. Ingredients […]