Guacamole and Happy National Chip and Dip Day!

Happy National Chip and Dip Day!  One of my all-time favorite chip and dip combos is tortilla chips and guacamole.  But for some reason, folks seem to be miffed by avocados and guacamole.  There’s no…read more »

French Onion Dip and Vertigo – No, not the movie.

Y’all, my sweet, precious wife has vertigo.  Has had it since Saturday and she’s about to go out of her mind.  This isn’t her first stint with the “spins”.  She had it back in 2009,…read more »

Laura’s Southern Dish: St. Patrick’s Day

As you folks already know we here at the Southern Bite love a parade!  So as everyone is partaking in their corned beef and cabbage and green brew today here is some family fun to…read more »

Slow Cooker Pot Roast and Veggies and a Lesson from “Stone Soup”

When I was a kid, my parents did what they had to do to ensure that I had what I needed.  One example of this was the Weekly Reader Book Club.  (I know!  Blast from…read more »

Mom’s Chicken and Gravy

It’s tradition that nearly every Sunday, we go to my parents’ house for supper.  It’s a great opportunity to see them and and spend time with them and a chance to eat my Mom’s cooking!…read more »

Sausage Balls

Some of my most favorite recipes are simple ones.  I like things that are clean and uncomplicated.  One of my most favorite things is hot cake right out of the oven, without frosting or anything. …read more »

Southern Bite Ranch Dressing

You know, we Southerners like to put ranch dressing on just about anything. Pizza, pasta, french fries, chicken fingers, fresh veggies, hot wings, even salads! Seriously though, we do love us some ranch dressing south…read more »

Fresh Raspberry Bars

Hey y’all!  I showed you a sneak peek of this one on Facebook earlier this week and got some hate mail for teasing y’all like that, so here it is.  I don’t have step-by-step photos…read more »

Laura’s Southern Dish: Events Not to Miss in March

It is hard to believe that two whole months of 2011 have already flew by!  Well March is upon us and here are some things that you folks might enjoy!  (And I would like to…read more »

Easy Smothered Chicken

Hey y’all! We sure have been having a stint of BEAUTIFUL weather here in the South!  In the 70s nearly every day for the past several weeks.  Things are budding out, bulbs are coming up,…read more »

Quick and Easy Mardi Gras King Cake

Hey folks!  The first of the Mardi Gras parades have begun and carnival season is upon us.  A few weeks back I posted a recipe for a Mardi Gras King Cake that was a little…read more »

Laura’s Southern Dish: Strawberries

February 27th is National Strawberry Day and in honor of this red fruit here are two great family friendly festivals celebrating community, farmers and of course the strawberries they grow. The Florida Strawberry Festival takes…read more »

Heavenly Hash Brownies

Every year when Easter comes around, I just about break down the door to the store to get to those dad-blasted Heavenly Hash Eggs.  You know… the marshmallow and almonds covered in chocolate?  I am…read more »

My Grocery Store Obsession and a $50 Earth Fare Gift Card Give-a-way!!

Y’all, I love food. And I love grocery stores because of it. (Tangent #1 – In the South most folks call it the grocery store, you might call it “the grocery,” “the grocer,” ” the…read more »

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

I’m not sure what it is about some good ol’ comfort food that makes us feel so warm inside but it does. But most comfort food takes hours to prepare. But not this one. And…read more »

Valentine’s Truffles and A “Little” Love Story

Hey, y’all!  I’ve missed you guys!  I’ve been swamped and have had little time to Southern Bite.  In fact, this weekend Laura, Heather and I worked for several hours to put together an awesome video…read more »

Laura’s Southern Dish: Chocolate!

February is Celebration of Chocolate Month.  So to get the celebration started here are a few fun dates to remember this month.  February 5th is National Chocolate Fondue Day, February 14th is National Creme-Filled Chocolates…read more »

Quick and Easy Meatloaf

Meatloaf has to be one of my favorite comfort foods.  There’s just something about a good ol’ meatloaf that warms the soul.  Not to mention the fact that it’s also my favorite leftover.  A big…read more »

Weeknight Bites: Pizza Casserole

The kitchen is my most favorite place to be and the only thing that makes it better is if I’m in the kitchen with my family and friends.  The other day I had the opportunity…read more »

Mardi Gras King Cake

Hey y’all!  I’m in and out of town for the next few weeks with my “real” job and I’m busy getting ready for Food Blog South.  In the meantime, you might see fewer posts on…read more »

Laura’s Southern Dish: Let the Good Times Roll

It is that most wonderful time of the year when the clinking of doubloons can be heard in the streets, strands of beads flying in all directions and the smell of King cake fills the…read more »

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings and the Snow Storm that Wasn’t

When you’re in the deep South and the weatherman even mentions the word snow, folks absolutely go ballistic.  People start running around like chickens with their heads cut off.  You can’t find a loaf of…read more »

Laura’s Southern Dish: The Lingo of Carnival

As last Thursday marked the official start to Carnival we here at Southern Bite want to make sure that all you folks are in the know because Stacey and I love Mardi Gras!  Be sure…read more »