Red Velvet Truffles and Why There’s No Jesus in Our Nativity Set Right Now

If you visit my house any time between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day you’ll find an abundance of holiday decorations and that includes a beautiful nativity set.  But you won’t find a baby Jesus in the…read more »

Peppermint Bark and Why I Still Believe in Santa

My parents always made Christmas special, always.  I remember one Christmas in particular when I was old enough to start doubting the existence of the ol’ fat man in the red suit.  I had it…read more »

A Little Family Christmas: Martha Washington Balls

Each year for as long as I can remember, my Mom and I have made time right before Christmas to do all of our Christmas baking and candy making together.  I have such fond memories…read more »

Christmas Lights Galore and Win a $75 Sears Gift Card

Hey y’all!  We had a blast last night venturing through the more than 8 million lights at Callaway Gardens.  I’m not sure what it is about wasting all the electricity that gets you in the…read more »

Win a Subscription to Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Veranda, Better Homes and Gardens, or Family Circle.

The 15 Days of Christmas continues with your chance to win a one year subscription to Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Veranda, Better Homes and Gardens, or Family Circle. Here’s how: We have lots of new…read more »

Weeknight Bites: Heather’s Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Y’all, I love my wife.  And truth be told, she’s had it tough for the last several months, for lots of reasons.  Being a full-time RN, a wife and a Mom is enough.  On top…read more »

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Laura’s Southern Dish: An Alabama Historic Holiday

In true Southern tradition we will take a stroll back to the days of Scarlett and Rhett and look at several cities around Alabama that have tours showcasing older homes. We will begin in the…read more »

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Win The 12 Days of Christmas Cookbook!

Facebook has  a bunch of new regulations that prevent us from doing our give-a-ways on there, so we’ll do it right here!  Over the next 15 days we’ll be giving away a variety of great…read more »

15 Days of Christmas Give-a-way!

Who ever said there could only be 12 Days of Christmas?!?! Christmas is my FAVORITE time of year.  As a kid, it was such a magical time of year and even now as an adult,…read more »

My Rockin’ 29th

Last Sunday, I turned 29.  Yep, the big two-nine.  And to celebrate, my incredible wife and amazing best friend planned an awesome party complete with food that would thrill any foodie.  Apparently, they’ve been searching…read more »

Easy Christmas Fudge

(Note: Below is a blog I created for Sears that posted on their blog and Facebook page on 12/1/10). Hey, y’all! You’ve seen my kitchen and know I’ve got a small space. But y’all know I stay…read more »

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Laura’s Southern Dish: Lights, Santa and Animals…Oh My!

Get your hot chocolate and candy canes and load up the car – it’s time to take a wonderful journey through a winter wonderland of Christmas lights and celebrations!  Alabama and the surrounding areas have…read more »

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Video: Getting Rid of Smelly Onion Hands

This week, Stacey offers a quick tip to rid yourself of smelly onion hands.

Weeknight Bites: Chicken/Turkey Pot Pie

Hopefully, by now, the Thanksgiving food coma has passed, the Christmas decorations are all up, and you’re well into the holiday season. If not, no worries… there’s still time. If you happen to have some…read more »

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Video: Testing an Egg’s Freshness

This week, Stacey shows you an easy way to test an egg’s freshness.

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Happy Virtual Thanksgiving

Hey y’all!  I told you last week and I’ll tell you again, I am so grateful to each and every one of you who have made Southern Bite a success.  Each day my heart is…read more »

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Southern Cornbread Dressing – Reader Submitted

Ingredients  6 c. crumbled cornbread 4 1/2 c. chicken stock 3 eggs 2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 c. chopped celery 1 c. chopped onion Directions Mix cornbread with the stock. Beat eggs…read more »

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Pecan Pies – Reader Submitted

Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup light Karo syrup 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter, melted 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups nuts, chopped fine to medium 2 frozen pie shells (regular…not deep dish) Directions In bowl,…read more »

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Green Bean Casserole – Reader Submitted

Ingredients 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup 3/4 cup milk 2 (14.5 ounce) cans green beans, drained 1 1/3 cups French-fried onions ground black pepper to taste Directions In a 1-1/2 quart…read more »

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Sweet Potato Casserole – Reader Submitted

Ingredients 3 lbs sweet potatoes 1 stick butter, softened 11/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/4 cup milk Topping 11/2 cups brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 2/3 cup butter 11/2 cup chopped pecans…read more »

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Pineapple Casserole – Reader Submitted

Submitted by Susan Hatcher Ingredients 20 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained 2 cups grated cheese (sharp) 6 tablespoons  all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 cups crushed Ritz crackers ¾ stick melted butter Directions Mix sugar…read more »

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Macaroni and Cheese – Reader Submitted

Submitted by Susan Hatcher Ingredients 2 cups uncooked macaroni 1 small carton cottage cheese 16 oz. 1 lb. cut up extra sharp cheese 1/2 stick butter salt and pepper to taste 4 cups boiling water…read more »

Weeknight Bites: Chicken Spaghetti Remix

You asked and we answered!  Many of you asked about creating some more budget-friendly, easy weeknight meals that might help you get supper on the table a little more easily.  I did just that!  Each…read more »