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Month: April 2017

Asparagus… The Lily of Spring!

Asparagus… The Lily of Spring!

Fresh Asparagus! Growing up in a small town we had limited grocery options which meant finding fresh asparagus a challenge. The fresh produce selection normally consisted of the basics… potatoes, onions, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and on holidays, green beans! (The one advantage, my parents were […]

Cheesecake…. Divine Bites!

Cheesecake…. Divine Bites!

We’ve made cheesecake for years and classic cheesecake recipes require some pre-planning. This technique takes a basic cheesecake recipe and creates individual servings. The best part, you can serve them warm from the oven! These are great for entertaining as they can be made in […]

Buttermilk Ricotta Pancakes

Buttermilk Ricotta Pancakes

If you’ve never made pancakes from scratch you’ll be surprised at how simple it really is… and most likely you have the basic ingredients on hand. (If not, these should be added as staples to your pantry!) I start with a classic recipe; this one […]

Chicken Salad Times Two

Chicken Salad Times Two

With the arrival of spring our schedules seem to get hectic, so something light for lunch or dinner with leftovers for another meal or snack is always a great plan. Years ago I had the opportunity to step into the world of catering with a […]

Emily’s Pimento Cheese

Emily’s Pimento Cheese

Emily’s Pimento Cheese Pimento Cheese is another Southern staple but many seem to be in two camps… I love it or I hate it! Most have never tasted homemade pimento cheese, rather the store bought, “slick” mayonnaise loaded variety. My daughter Emily made this one […]

Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread

  Banana Nut Bread 2) Sticks butter, room temperature 3) Cups sugar 4) Eggs 2) Cups buttermilk 3) Teaspoons baking soda 4) Cups flour 5) Bananas, mashed 1) Cup toasted chopped pecans 2) Teaspoons vanilla extract Cream butter until light and smooth, then add sugar […]

Peanut Butter Sauce

Peanut Butter Sauce

Decadence in Liquid Form Every year hundreds of new cookbooks hit the market and every year I purchase my fair share. But I must admit with frequency I go back to the older classics, many inherited from my Mom. Could be it pulls me back […]


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