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

Easy Caramel Pecan Cheesecake

I am SO excited to share this recipe with y’all.  It is AMAZING and amazingly easy.  Cheesecake recipes can often be fussy with water baths and the like, but this one doesn’t call for any…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #92

Hey Y’all! Thanks for stopping by and welcome to another Meal Plan Monday. We’re sure glad to have you! Each week at Meal Plan Monday, food bloggers come together to share some of their best dishes…read more »

These easy Chewy Gingerbread Cookie with Eggnog Drizzle are sure to be your new favorite holiday cookie recipe!

Chewy Gingerbread Cookies with Eggnog Drizzle

I feel like I’m playing matchmaker and I’m just giddy with excitement waiting to introduce two folks that I just know are going to be perfect for one another.  Except this isn’t about dating and…read more »

Candy Plan Monday

Hey, friends!  Welcome to another special edition of Meal Plan Monday!  The holidays have us feeling all festive so we wanted to share another list of recipes geared toward this special time of year!  Nothing…read more »

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

This post is sponsored by my great friends at Borden® Cheese, but the thoughts and opinions here are all my own – just as always. Hash Brown Casserole is a holiday staple on our table.  I…read more »

Meal Plan Monday – Christmas Cookie Edition

Hey, y’all!  Welcome to a super special holiday edition of Meal Plan Monday! This week we are all about Christmas cookies and are just tickled that you’ll be joining us. We are starting things off…read more »

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!