Pumpkin Cream Cheese Crunch Cake
Easy Weeknight Bites – Meals to help you get supper on the table quickly and easily!
Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cake and Being Grateful for Sick Days
Banana Pineapple Pound Cake
Tomato Pie and First Day Jitters
Win a SPECIAL signed copy of The Southern Bite Cookbook!
Biscoff Cream Cheese Pie
Okra and Tomatoes and Being Honest With Ourselves
Lasagna Casserole

Lasagna Casserole: Disconnect to Reconnect

If you’ve been following my blog for any time, then you’ve more than likely heard my speech about the importance of home-cooked meals and getting your family to the table.  So, when I heard about…read more »

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Drumsticks

Community Cookbook: Roasted Lemon Rosemary Drumsticks

I’m just thrilled to introduce you to a brand new series here on the blog, Community Cookbook!  One of the things I’ve heard so many people mention about my cookbook is how it has a…read more »

Lemon Icebox Delight

Lemon Icebox Delight and Why You’re Okay Not Being a Pinterest-Perfect Parent

There are so many things in our lives that Pinterest has made better.  I love being able to search for quick and easy ways to clean things and I’ve gotten more than a few ideas…read more »

Quick and Easy Marinade

Quick and Easy All-Purpose Marinade

For most of us, grilling season is upon us and for those of us who are still braving some cooler temps, it won’t be long.  Grilling some chicken this weekend, I realized I had never…read more »

Tres Leches Poke Cake

Tres Leches Poke Cake (3 Milk Poke Cake)

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, then you’ve probably heard me mention my buddy, Brandie, over at The Country Cook.  And if you’ve been following Brandie for any amount of time,…read more »

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Get the Today Show Recipes: Quick Quiche, Fruit Salad, Shrimp and Grits

Are you looking for all the recipes from my Today Show appearance and can’t get your hands on them?  Well, I’ve got you covered.  Below you’ll find all of the recipes in one place.  You…read more »

Vanilla Wafer Cake

Vanilla Wafer Cake and Tossing the Bad Apples (a Today Show recap)

Whew!  What a wild and amazing last few days it’s been.  Having the opportunity to be on the Today Show has never been on my radar screen, so to be able to have 30 minute…read more »

Peppery Ranch Cheeseball

Peppery Ranch Cheese Ball – Guest Post

Hey y’all!  Things are a little crazy around these parts as we get things ready for my Today Show appearance, but I’m so excited to bring you this amazing recipe and guest post from one…read more »

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Watch me on the Today Show!

When I started this blog back in 2009, I had no idea the amazing places it would take me or the amazing people it would allow me to meet.  In my wildest dreams, I never…read more »

Sweet Corn Spoonbread

Sweet Corn Spoonbread and a Great Big “Thanks!”

Do you ever have those moments where you feel like you’re living someone else’s life – like surely this can’t be really happening to you?  Well, I’ve been having one of the moments for the…read more »


Today is the Day!!

Well, today is the day.  In all of my wildest dreams, I never imagined I would be writing a post quite like this.  I never set out to write a cookbook, but now that I…read more »


Guacapocalypse??? Not hardly.

If you’ve seen any news lately, you’ve probably heard about the impending “Guacapocalypse” and a shortage of our beloved avocados. Well, never fear! I have the great fortune of working with Avocados From Mexico (you…read more »

Strawberry Bread

Strawberry Bread

Y’all… I LOVE this Strawberry Bread!  It’s the perfect dessert, snack, even breakfast!  Since it uses frozen strawberries, you can have this taste of summer year-round! As you’ll see, the recipe calls for a light-colored…read more »


Pre-Order The Southern Bite Cookbook and Get My Free Breakfast Bites Mini E-Book!

I’m so excited to share this fun offer with y’all!   Starting today, if you pre-order a copy of my cookbook by March 11, you will get a FREE exclusive mini Breakfast Bites e-book*. Y’all…read more »

Red Beans and Rice

One-Pot Red Beans and Rice

Things are about to get crazy around these parts!  It’s hard to believe that the near 18 month journey is about to culminate in the release of my first cookbook.  I’ve seen the finished product…read more »

Cream Cheese Chicken Stuffed Shells

Cream Cheese Chicken Stuffed Shells

So many of the recipes that I share here on SouthernBite.com are family recipes that have been passed down through the generations – recipes that my mother, grandmother, and even great-grandmother prepared for our family.…read more »

Mexican Cornbread

Mom’s Mexican Cornbread: The National Cornbread Cook-Off

It’s time to warm your skillet, pull out your recipes, and put your thinking cap on!  The National Cornbread Cook-Off is in full swing and accepting entries!  The folks at Martha White® are looking for…read more »

Pot Likker Soup

Potlikker Soup

If you’re a true Southerner, then you know exactly what potlikker is.  It’s the delicious, vitamin-rich broth that’s left over when cooking greens – be they collards, turnip greens, kale, etc.  In my family,  it…read more »


The Southern Slow Cooker Bible: Win 1 of 3 Copies!

As a blogger, I get approached about doing cookbook reviews all the time.  So much so, that’ I’ve had to stop doing them in the interest of time.  But every now and then a book…read more »

Grits and Sausage Casserole

Grits and Sausage Casserole and Being “That” Kid

I watched as her pale, thin fingers thumbed through the sandwich.  She pulled out the tomato and sat it down on the wrapper beside her.  She looked to be 14 or 15.  Her hair was…read more »

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies: Perfect for your Valentine!

If you’re looking for a fun and different treat for your valentine this year, here ya go!  These quick and easy Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies start with a simple chocolate boxed cake mix and are…read more »


#GuacBowl : Bacon and Blue Cheese Guacamole

  To celebrate the “Big Game” and a favorite game-day snack, guacamole, Avocados from Mexico is hosting its first ever Guac Bowl on Pinterest and they have asked me and three other bloggers from around…read more »

Pesto Chicken Skillet

One-Pot Pesto Chicken Skillet

Every now and then something simple affects me in a profound way.  Take this quote that my wife posted on social media the other day:  “Comparison is the thief of joy.”   At first, I…read more »