Appetizer · Sides · vegetable

Fried Green Tomato & Pimiento Cheese Stacks

I've lived in the South for more than 3 decades now, and have been cooking Southern food for almost as long as that. Despite that, I keep discovering new Southern classics. Most of the "new" dishes I find come from the Carolinas. I just stumbled upon one today: peas and dumplings. Never in my life… Continue reading Fried Green Tomato & Pimiento Cheese Stacks

Chicken · dinner · entree · one pan

Honey-Lime Chicken & Sweet Potato Stir Fry

We've officially blown past the "enjoyable" part of summer and plowed right into the "miserable, please make it stop" part. A heat wave has set up shop over the state and shows NO signs of letting up. It's gross, humid, and relentlessly hot outside. I'm trying my best not to cook anything in this house… Continue reading Honey-Lime Chicken & Sweet Potato Stir Fry

breakfast · entree

Cheesy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

There's nothing like a good ol' breakfast casserole to kickstart your day. Breakfast casseroles are usually relegated to the holidays, but I'm not one to stick with tradition. I love to make them on Sundays and then eat the leftovers throughout the rest of the week. You end up getting plenty of hearty breakfast to… Continue reading Cheesy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Chicken · dinner · entree

Pesto Chicken Spaghetti

It's that time of year when I want to be outside for every waking moment. The temperatures are incredible. The sun is magnificent. The birds are chriping and singing and building nests. The tulips and irises are blooming and creating a spectacular blanket of color across the Oklahoma countryside. The breeze---well, I could do without… Continue reading Pesto Chicken Spaghetti