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

Salad · sweet · vegan · vegetarian

Peach Pie Fruit Salad

There's an overabundance of fruit in my kitchen right now. I'm obsessed with eating fresh fruit in the summer. There's nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than biting into a juicy slice of watermelon or grabbing a handful of fresh strawberries. I'm particularly fond of fresh mango and peaches. Unfortunately, peaches come at… Continue reading Peach Pie Fruit Salad

Sides · vegetable

Creamy Jalapeno-Garlic Brussels Sprouts

It's all doom and gloom outside and I'm not looking forward to driving into work today. I've got a 4-wheel drive car, so I'll be fine...I hope. Right now there's just a slight glazing of ice on the roads, but later it will be snow-packed. Yuck. I'm filling my lunchbox to the brim today so… Continue reading Creamy Jalapeno-Garlic Brussels Sprouts