These Easy Pickled Onions don't require any cooking and are great on just about everything!
Easy Pickled Onions
Ball Park Park’s Finest Grillathon – Win a Trip to NYC
This Slow Cooker Chicken and Gravy couldn't get any easier and it's SO good!
Slow Cooker Chicken and Gravy
The secret ingredient in this Secret Ingredient meatloaf makes this one of the most flavorful meatloaves you'll eat!
Secret Ingredient Meatloaf
Using a slow cooker makes these boiled peanuts even easier!
Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts
This Roasted Garlic Ranch Chicken Bake is a quick and easy way to get a complete meal on the table!
Roasted Garlic Ranch Chicken Bake
Baked Ham and Pimento Cheese Egg Cups
No-Bake S’mores Cheesecake and What We Expect from Our Children
Honey Mustard BBQ Sticky Chicken

Honey Mustard BBQ Sticky Chicken

Perspective is a powerful thing.  I’ve said it so many times before.  It’s often incredibly easy for us to stand on the dead, dry grass on our own side of the fence and admire the…read more »

Biscuit Bar

How to Host a Biscuit Bar

As spring comes around the corner we can also start to see the arrival of social events like bridal showers, baby showers, and even brunches.  One of my favorite things to do when hosting morning…read more »

Muffaletta Grilled Cheese

Muffuletta Grilled Cheese

March Madness is here and whether you’re hosting a party or heading out to one, sandwiches are a must!  The folks over at Cobblestone Bread Co. make it easy by offering up some of the best bread…read more »


Win a Three Brothers Bakery Pecan Pie

Happy Pi(e) Day!  To celebrate, I’ve teamed up with the folks from Three Brothers Bakery to give away one of my most favorite pies – Pecan Pie!  See the easy options below to enter!  You have until…read more »

Strawberry Delight

Strawberry Delight

The minute I see that first case of Florida strawberries arrive in the grocery store, my mind immediate switches into spring mode – imagining all I can do with those sweet little babies.  This urge…read more »

How to Blanch

Cooking Lesson: Blanching Fruits and Vegetables

Ever wondered how to blanch fruits and vegetables?  Ever wondered why you should?  In this short video, I answer those questions for you and show you just how easy it is!

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A Little Recipe Pinspiration!

There’s no doubt that Pinterest has changed the way we look at food and organize our recipes!  So, I’ve collected some of the most-pinned recipes from some of my favorite blogger friends to share with…read more »

Fiesta Chicken Soup - Southern Bite

30 Minute Fiesta Chicken Soup

As families, we face many daily challenges.  One of them is to get a home cooked meal on the table.  We’re dashing from one practice to another.  It’s a dance recital here, a ball game…read more »

Baking Powder Video

Cooking Lesson: Testing the Freshness of Your Baking Powder

I often get asked questions about why baked goods didn’t rise. Most of the time, the answer is that the baking powder used was expired and didn’t provide the lift that most baked goods need.…read more »

Loaded No-Bake Cookies  - Southern Bite

Loaded No-Bake Cookies

These Loaded No-Bake Cookies are a kicked-up version of the classic boiled cookies that we all know and love.

Cheesy Stuffed Chicken

Cheesy Stuffed Chicken

When the folks with Sargento® and Food Network’s Chopped challenged me to come up with a recipe using my own mystery basket of ingredients for their Chopped at Home contest, I was a little intimidated…read more »

Bacon grease video

Cooking Lesson: Saving Bacon Grease and Reusing Cooking Oil

I’m super excited to be able to share the first in a series of video kitchen tips!  The project is a collaboration between me, Nelson Books, and the super talented Caleb Rexius Productions.

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Sometimes simple things are the best, and I think that’s the case with this Bacon Ranch Potato Salad.  There are no crazy ingredients, no elaborate prep methods – just simple delicious food.  It’s the perfect…read more »

Scratch Brownies

Scratch Brownies with Chocolate Ganache

When my wife and I were dating, one of the first meals she cooked for me was on Valentine’s Day.  It was an amazing meal of meatloaf and mashed potatoes and was followed up by…read more »

Ham and Cheese Waffles

Ham and Cheese Waffles

Many breakfast foods rank at the top of many lists of my favorite foods, the only problem is… I’m not exactly a morning person.  So big elaborate breakfasts don’t happen too often at our house, especially…read more »

Skillet Orange Chicken

Simple Skillet Orange Chicken

If you’ve got a hankering for Chinese food but are short on time, I’ve got just the ticket.  This delicious Skillet Orange Chicken only calls for 7 ingredients and can be on the table in…read more »

Bacon Green Onion Cornbread

Bacon Green Onion Cornbread and the Prayers of a Control Freak

I am a self-professed control freak.  I think I’ve always been that way.  It can present a variety of problems – especially when you try to wrap your mind around the fact that the big…read more »

Top 10 Recipe of 2014 from

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

What a year it has been!  2014 has been filled with some amazing things – from an appearance on the Today Show to a best selling cookbook!  And we’ve shared some amazing food!  Here are…read more »

Salted Dark Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Salted Dark Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Do you ever just have that feeling that you don’t deserve what you have – that somehow God has messed up and blessed you with something that was supposed to be for someone else? This…read more »

Easy Garlic Rolls - Pinterest

Easy Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls

The holiday baking season is here and I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been a little intimidated in the past about baking with yeast.  And I’m sure I’m no the only one.  In…read more »

Pecan Snowballs

Pecan Snowballs

Yum Christmas is my favorite time of year for lots of reasons, but especially because of all the holiday cooking and baking.  It’s easy to get overwhelmed though, so I always opt for things that…read more »

Hamburger Stroganoff

Easy Hamburger Stroganoff and Wisdom from a 6-Year-Old

I realize that it’s only the 2nd of December, but I’m usually full-on in the holiday spirit by now.  This year, it’s been tough finding that magic.  I just can’t seem to get that holiday…read more »

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Praline Topping

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Praline Topping

This year, I have SO much to be thankful for.  Not only have you guys made The Southern Bite Cookbook a #1 bestseller on Amazon, but I’ve had the opportunity to appear on The Today,…read more »