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

dinner · entree · pork

Pork Chops with Corn Stuffing

Oh boy, oh boy. Here we are again preparing for another winter storm. Last February's winter storm was DEVASTATING. Our pipes froze up in the kitchen and bathroom (no damage, thankfully), we lost some more limbs, and the snow came up to my knees. Oklahomans are NOT built for this. We aren't Michigan or Ohio… Continue reading Pork Chops with Corn Stuffing

Sides · vegetable

Country Ranch Green Beans & Potatoes

Some of the best green beans you'll ever taste in your life are the ones that are pan-fried with bacon. It's a classic green bean recipe that most everyone knows. Bacon, onion, and green beans all come together for the perfect side dish. But what if you could make a version of that...but better? That's… Continue reading Country Ranch Green Beans & Potatoes

Chicken · Salad

Southern Cobb Salad with Sweet Onion Dressing

We're in for a long dry spell this week. Temperatures are about to soar into the upper 90's and there's not a lick of rain in the forecast. The humidity will be through the roof, too, making temperatures feel more like they're in the 100's. It's definitely the dog days of summer right now. I'm… Continue reading Southern Cobb Salad with Sweet Onion Dressing