The tropical burst of pineapple infuses this creamy, crunchy congealed salad. Besides pineapple, it has chunks of cream cheese, pecans, and crunchy bits of celery. My MawMaw served it every holiday and back then it was “the trendy dish” that everyone was preparing. Now its the one I’m re-introducing to my family.
It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!
The Pea Salad is a southern classic known for its simple no-fuss preparation that sometimes gets overlooked. This recipe has a light creamy dressing tossed with crispy peas, fresh mushrooms, bacon, and pepper-jack cheese making the Pea Salad worth reconsidering.
The Classic Salad The Broccoli Cauliflower Salad has been served around our tables for years. There are many different recipe versions out there. They are found in cookbooks, written on pieces of paper passed from hand to hand, and now on websites around the world. […]
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.
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 tossed coleslaw in buttermilk dressing! I think buttermilk dressing gives a distinctive taste of southern cuisine on any salad. I remember having such a salad served at Sunday dinners alongside a plate of fried chicken or rice and […]
Plain Potato Salad is always served with gumbo at our house. We like it that way. Nothing fancy or extra in there to mask or take away from the taste of the gumbo. Potato Salad Ingredients This simple salad made with potatoes, eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, […]