Casserole · holiday · Sides

Fully Loaded Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Love it or hate it, green bean casserole is a polarizing side dish. I'm in the "love it" camp. I love everything about it: the creamy mushroom soup, the salty canned green beans, the crispy French-fried onions. I get why green bean casserole gets a bad rap, though. It is a bunch of less-than-stellar ingredients… Continue reading Fully Loaded Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

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