This recipe for Green Bean Casserole takes the classic dish up a notch by adding bacon, mushrooms, and cheese! It's a new Thanksgiving must-have! Southern Slow Cooker Green Beans This classic Southern Cornbread Dressing is a simple, easy recipe that's been passed down for generations! Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Bites
This fudgy top-prize winning Cream Cheese Brownie Pie needs nothing more than an ice-cold glass of milk to make a perfect ending to any meal.

Cream Cheese Brownie Pie – Pillsbury Bake-Off® is BACK!

Did you hear? The Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is back! Yep, the 48th edition of the classic baking contest is currently underway. To celebrate, my friends at Pillsbury asked me to pick a favorite winner from previous contests…read more »

Southern Butter Beans with Bacon

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of College Inn®. The opinions and text are all mine. Here’s one of my favorite vegetables… the butter bean.  Apparently, classifying what is and isn’t…read more »

Meal Plan Monday – Thanksgiving Desserts Edition

Hello friends! Come on in and pull up a chair as we prepare for Thanksgiving by sharing some of our favorite Thanksgiving desserts from around the web! Holiday Fruit Salad from Southern Plate Cream Cheese…read more »

This Butter-Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast is a super easy and amazingly delicious way to cook the perfect, moist turkey breast!

Butter-Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

One year for Thanksgiving, Heather was on call and couldn’t be any farther than 30 minutes from the hospital.  It meant that we missed out on our annual family gathering with my grandparents, but also…read more »

This recipe for Green Bean Casserole takes the classic dish up a notch by adding bacon, mushrooms, and cheese! It's a new Thanksgiving must-have!

Ultimate Green Bean Casserole

There’s a lot that can be said about the humble Green Bean Casserole.  LOTS.  And I’ve seen some pretty serious arguments about what can and can’t be in the dish.  To me, Green Bean Casserole…read more »

Southern Slow Cooker Green Beans

Growing up, I only knew green beans as the super tender Southern style recipe with bacon and onions.  So the first time I had green beans prepared lightly steamed, I thought someone had really screwed…read more »

This classic Southern Cornbread Dressing is a simple, easy recipe that's been passed down for generations!

Southern Cornbread Dressing – A Family Favorite!

So, last week I posted a question on Facebook to ask what your must-have Thanksgiving sides were.  I posted that mine was Cornbread Dressing.  Several folks asked for my family recipe.  I jumped over to…read more »

Meal Plan Monday – Thanksgiving Sides Edition

Hey, y’all!  Welcome to a special Thanksgiving Sides edition of Meal Plan Monday! This week you’ll find some of the most-loved Thanksgiving side dishes of your favorite food bloggers! Make sure you come back next…read more »

Grilled Chicken Parm

I’m so excited to introduce you guys to the newest appliance in the Southern Bite Test Kitchen – the Kenyon City Grill.  This little baby is American made and is the perfect option for apartment…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #87

Can you believe it’s already November and we’re headed straight into he holiday season?  Whew!  Where did this year go?! Each week at Meal Plan Monday, you’ll find tasty recipes to inspire your week, as…read more »

Three simple ingredients are all you need to create the easy and tasty Salsa Chicken Dip!

Salsa Chicken Dip and Visiting Mexico Beach

Located about 30 miles east of Panama City Beach, Florida lies the quiet, sleepy little town of Mexico Beach.  My friends Christy Jordan (Southern Plate), Brandie Skibinski (The Country Cook), and I had the pleasure…read more »

Pumpkin, pecans, brown sugar, and oatmeal combine in this classic recipe made over for fall!

Pumpkin Pecan Baked Oatmeal

I’ve never eaten a lot of oatmeal.  Growing up, grits was the breakfast staple in our household.  It wasn’t that I didn’t like oatmeal.  It was more about the fact that my mom didn’t really…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #86

Pull up a chair and grab a big ol’ glass of sweet tea, we’ve got a another delicious Meal Plan Monday for you right here!  These Korean Sloppy Joes from 5 Dollar Dinners are definitely…read more »

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Alrighty, y’all bear with me for a second… I’ve got something to tell you.  Ok.  Y’all ready?  Here we go…  Sweet potatoes and yams aren’t the same thing.  Seriously.  Not the same.  Now, here in…read more »

Welcome to the Southern Bite Test Kitchen!

Hey, y’all!  Welcome!  I’m SO excited to finally be able to welcome y’all to the Southern Bite Test Kitchen.  Don’t know what I’m talking about? Click here.  For the past 3 1/2 months we’ve been…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #85

Welcome, friends to Meal Plan Monday! If you’ve been ready for cooler temperatures and eager to make some comfort food, well, we are going to make you happy for sure. This week’s line up if…read more »

This Bacon Corn Chowder recipe is ready in about 30 minutes and there's no peeling or chopping! It's easy and delicious!

Easy Bacon Corn Chowder

This Bacon Corn Chowder recipe is ready in about 30 minutes and there’s no peeling or chopping! It’s easy and delicious!

Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Pie Bites

Are you pumpkin-ed out yet?  No?  Good!  I’ve got another super easy recipe that you’re going to want to try.  These Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Pie Bites have a crust made out of canned cinnamon rolls…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #84

I hope you’re hungry because we’ve got a delicious table set for you this week on Meal Plan Monday! Grab a fork and pull up a chair… Southern Cottage Pie from a Southern Discourse starts…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #83

Our weather has been a little back and forth around these parts! Some days it feels like summer and some days it feels like fall! No matter what type of weather you’re having were you…read more »

The delicious flavors of fall combine in this epic Autumn Sweet Tea Punch recipe! Sweet tea, apple cider, orange and pineapple juice, and cinnamon all make an appearance in this festive beverage.

Autumn Sweet Tea Punch

The delicious flavors of fall combine in this epic Autumn Sweet Tea Punch recipe! Sweet tea, apple cider, orange and pineapple juice, and cinnamon all make an appearance in this festive beverage.

This Ooey Gooey Spice Cake combines the flavors of fall with the classic gooey butter cake!

Ooey Gooey Autumn Spice Cake

Y’all know I’m all about quick, easy, no fuss cooking.  So it frustrates me to see folks making things way more complicated than they have to be.  I saw a post last week where someone…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #82

Hey y’all! We hope you’ve enjoyed your first week of fall! That said, it hasn’t been very fall-like in our neck of the woods.  Temps in the 90s aren’t exactly fall weather, if you what…read more »