As I sit here among the twinkling lights of our two (yes, two - long story) Christmas trees, it's late at night and all is silent throughout the house.
Each year about this time, I start getting emails about holiday cookies. Many of them want my favorite sugar recipe and others are about things like how to keep
I have to let you in on a little secret... but don't tell. My grandmother, Nana, has never been on a commercial flight. Now, I can hear the collective gasp
My grandmother grew up poor. But just as my buddy Christy Jordan would say, she was rich in every way that mattered. And my Nana's story to me about
Sometimes, after a holiday like Thanksgiving, you just want something easy. We'll here it is. This super quick and super easy side dish is the perfect
Every year around this time folks take to Facebook to announce all the things they are thankful for. And while I'll stop short of criticizing folks for it, I
There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate. ~Robert Brault The other day I posted this quote on the Southern Bite Facebook
Fall has finally arrived, which means a few things. First of all, it’s now completely acceptable to stay on the couch all day on Sundays now that football is
I'll admit it. I'm a bit of a cheapskate. Not because I like to be, but because it's just something inside of me - in my DNA or something. When I set out to
When the great folks over at the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board asked me to create a recipe using delicious Louisiana Gulf shrimp a few months
I'm not sure what it is about Fall and caramel corn, but they certainly go hand-in-hand in my book. Maybe it's all the Fall festival and fairs that serve it.
Well, I've had another one of those "my-child-is-growing-up-how-am-I-ever-going-to-be-able-to-handle-this" moments. Y'all bear with me while I whine a little.
The Sweet Olive bush outside my carport smelled a little sweeter this morning and I held on to that goodbye kiss from my little boy a bit longer. I enjoyed
There's a nip in the morning air, the leaves are just beginning to change, and pumpkins are starting to show up in road-side stands. Yep... Fall is here!
My name is Jackie Garvin and you can find me over at Syrup and Biscuits. Stacey and I are a kindred spirit. We are Southern to the bone, love our family, love
Anytime I see or smell bananas, I'm instantly taken back to my 4th grade class. Every day, right before lunch, my teacher would go to the closet and retrieve
Things... they are a changin'. That's right! As we're quickly approaching 10,000 Facebook fans, we're working hard behind the scenes to bring you a brand new,
Dieters and Diabetics, look away. This post is not for you. You'll thank me later. For everyone else, man do I have a treat for you! These are one
The truth is, this is probably one of the most involved recipes you'll find on Southern Bite. I've always tried to provide you with food that is easy to
Okay, I'm just going to put it out there... I don't like going to the movie theatre. No, in fact, I hate it. And like I always tell Jack, you should never say
A few weeks ago my pal Brandie from The Country Cook asked if I'd like to participate in a little contest sponsored by Kraft and Philadelphia Cooking Creme.
These red velvet brownies are just about as good as they are easy. And for an over-the-top treat, just add some cream cheese icing to the
This is my simplified Southern version of something I love to order in fancy restaurants, but just don't feel like tackling at home. The great thing about this
Whenever I think of pound cake, I think of a sweet lady named Linda Hughes. Well, actually her name is now Linda Studdard, but more on that in a minute. Few