Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole

Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole is the perfect side dish to serve with a favorite Summer BBQ.  Recipe is easy to make ahead and bake as needed.  Creamy sauce wraps around the corn with rice and hits your mouth with a hint of bacon.

Casserole recipe includes cayenne, jalapeño and chipotle chile powder to give it a kick that delivers. This trio of flavor allows for easy adjustment depending on your preference for spice. Continue reading “Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole”

Picnic Worthy Roasted Poblano Corn Salad

Weather on the Gulf Coast calls out for a Picnic Worthy Roasted Poblano Corn Salad. Cool breezes with lots of warm sunshine mixed in for good measure make a great recipe for a picnic outing. Whether you are planning a beach or lunch picnic, this recipe will serve alongside any sandwich or protein. Continue reading “Picnic Worthy Roasted Poblano Corn Salad”

Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix Recipe for Jacked-Up Cornbread

Using Jiffy corn muffin mix recipe for Jacked-Up Cornbread it is the way to go for spicy and never dry cornbread. Down South dry cornbread is a sin and something to be avoided. However,  after slaving in a hot kitchen if your cornbread turns out dry don’t toss it.

Save it for making southern dressing. And by dressing I don’t mean salad dressing. If your unsure what I am talking about, please reach out to me.  You may use your cornbread crumbs and I am happy to share a fabulous recipe for Southern Dressing Continue reading “Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix Recipe for Jacked-Up Cornbread”

Old Southern Rice Dressing Recipe

Old Southern Rice Dressing Recipe is my new favorite side dish to serve with a large turkey. A delicious side dish which feeds a crowd and everyone will love on your Fall table. Often times, my favorite recipes come to me wrapped in love from friends or family. It is important to learn how to cook a recipe that deserves being passed down from one family member to another. Continue reading “Old Southern Rice Dressing Recipe”

Flavorful Italian Green Beans

For your entertaining this season, Flavorful Italian Green Beans recipe will compliment any meal. Fresh flavors surrounded by garlic, onions, bell pepper and seasonings present a tempting dish. The red and green colors in this recipe make it a lovely side dish to serve at any table. Continue reading “Flavorful Italian Green Beans”

Breakfast Spicy Sausage Polenta Recipe

Breakfast Spicy Sausage Polenta is an easy recipe to serve for your family or company. It encompasses foods and flavors that I love to eat and serve. Down South, we are known for our “grits” at the breakfast table. In Italy, polenta is used in a variety of ways for breakfast, soups, appetizers or entrees. Continue reading “Breakfast Spicy Sausage Polenta Recipe”

Beach Ready? New Fresh Potato Salad Recipe

New Fresh Potato Salad Recipe is a must for your summer table. Summer and families place high demands on every second of our day. New Fresh Potato Salad will squeeze in well to your hectic day and table. This dish is fresh,  easy to make,  compliments any protein and will be a welcome take-a-long to your plans. Continue reading “Beach Ready? New Fresh Potato Salad Recipe”

Spicy Squash Pudding Recipe

Spicy Squash Pudding Recipe is delicious. This recipe is one that you will want to use now and later. At this time of year when yellow squash is plentiful in my yard, I have my version of a food challenge. How many ways can you make squash before you tire of it? So far, so good. Continue reading “Spicy Squash Pudding Recipe”

Sweet Baby Lima’s

Sweet Baby Lima’s recipe is a must for your recipe box. Assuming that you have planted lima’s in your garden, you will love the delicate fresh flavor. I still remember shelling peas and beans with my Grandmother Louise one Summer. During my visit, her friends would sit with us for a spell in the yard and share in the work. My little ears enjoyed the adult stories as we worked on the peas and beans. Continue reading “Sweet Baby Lima’s”

Southern Turnip Greens

Southern Turnip Greens is a dish that I love to serve. Fresh turnip greens cooked with turnip roots is a delicious addition to any meal. Southern turnip greens and roots tastes fresh with a unique flavor that lightly touches the sweet, savory and bitter on your palate. My love for them has evolved over time. Continue reading “Southern Turnip Greens”