A Deen Fried Turkey

If you know me, then you know I’m a huge fan of  Butter Queen Paula Deen.  In this video, Paula and the Deen boys show us how they fry a Thanksgiving Turkey.  How do you…read more »

The Davis Cafe – A Hidden Gem

If you’re looking for southern soul food in Montgomery, there’s no need to go anywhere but The Davis Cafe.  Just outside of downtown Montgomery at 518 North Decatur Street, it’s not exactly where you’d look…read more »

Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars EVER

This has always been a favorite in my family.  My Mom loves to experiment with these too by changing out the types of cake mix and chocolate chips for M&M’s.  Have fun with these… Ingredients…read more »

Bacon Flavored Salt?

Just when you thought those french fries couldn’t get any better… http://www.baconsalt.com/

Monroeville’s Fruitcake Festival

Honestly, I’m not a huge fruitcake fan, but this seems pretty Southern to me… http://blog.al.com/living-news/2009/11/monroevilles_second_fruitcake.html http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/article/20091104/COLUMNISTS05/911040333/Monroeville-Fruitcake-Festival-no-laughing-matter

Review: Wintzell’s Oyster House – Montgomery

Let me be the first to say that I am a fool over a fried dill pickle, so even though I had been to several Wintzell’s throughout Alabama, I had to make time to try…read more »

These grits have a secret ingredient that makes them super creamy and delicious!

My Secret Cheese Grits Recipe

Grits are probably one of my favorite breakfast foods.  I remember eating them as far back as my mind will let me.   On cold winter mornings, my Mom would put a bowl of steaming grits…read more »

Southern Bite

Hashbrown Casserole

This has become a staple of any family gathering in my neck of the woods… Ingredients 1 (2 lb) bag of frozen shredded hash brown potatoes 1/2 cup onions, chopped 1 (10 oz) bag of…read more »

Nana’s Chocolate Pound Cake

Here’s an awesome recipe straight from my grandmother’s handwriting for a delicious chocolate pound cake:   Print Nana’s Chocolate Pound Cake Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins Total Time 1 hr…read more »

Easy Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is, without a doubt, one of my favorite Southern desserts.  Perfect for the holidays, or any day.  Here’s a simple recipe using a store bought crust. Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup light brown…read more »

Sweet Tea

It just about doesn’t get more Southern than sweet tea. In fact, it’s just about unheard of above the Mason Dixon Line! Ask for sweet tea and they’ll look at you funny! It’s always been…read more »

Pecan Chewies are the perfect recipe that's a combination of caramel-y blondies and pecans! They're a family favorites and are absolutely AMAZING!

Pecan Chewies

Y’all, these are seriously one of my most favorite desserts.  Now, I know I say that a lot, but I’m serious with this one.  This is one of the first things Heather ever made for me…read more »