Salad · Sides

Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Potato Salad

So, my Memorial Day weekend camping trip has hit a snag. After multiple views of model runs for the weather, we decided to postpone leaving for Sulphur until tomorrow. Rain, wind and hail is supposed to descend on Murray county tonight and that massive storm will last for a whopping 5-6 hours! I didn't think… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Potato Salad

italian · Salad · Sides

Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

Summer is right around the corner, and with that comes cookouts, barbecues, camping and vacations. I typically loathe the hot weather, but I'm actually looking forward to it this year. Next weekend I'm going on a camping trip with friends to my most favorite place on the planet: Chickasaw National Recreation Area. It's a beautiful… Continue reading Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

Salad · Sides · vegetable

Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

Sweet rice. Hot fried chicken. Jambalaya. Squash patties. Potato salad. Those are all foods that my mom makes that are my favorite. The list is much, much longer though. Trash cake, Francine salad, cherry pie, gumbo, chicken fried steak...like I said, it's a pretty long list. I'm sure I get my culinary traits from my mom. We… Continue reading Not Your Mama’s Four-Bean Salad

Sides · vegetable · vegetarian

Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Appetizers are probably the greatest food invention of all time. Seriously, hear me out on this one. Appetizers are basically a prelude to the big musical number. They're the opening monologue of a play that sets the tone for the rest of dinner. Appetizers are the introduction to a meal, and first impressions mean everything.  If there… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes