Hey, friends! Welcome back to another Sunday Supper. If you’re new here, each week I use Sunday Supper as a way to visit with y’all a bit and offer up a little recipe inspiration for the week ahead. Here we go…
We had a great turnout for the southern cooks roundtable Monday night with Carrie Morey, Cheryl Day, and me. I hope to have the video available to share with y’all who weren’t able to join us soon.
Tuesday blindsided us when Heather’s grandfather unexpectedly passed away. He was known as the “shoe guy” here as he owned a small shoe repair business for more than 50 years. We laid him to rest on Friday. I sure would appreciate it if y’all would keep Heather and her family in your prayers as they grieve this loss.
While there’s not much actual visual change happening over at the Chinaberry House, we made some great headway in choosing lighting fixtures and paint colors. I’m super excited to share those with y’all very soon! Otherwise, electricians are continuing their work and we hope to start insulation this week. We’re expecting to have brick delivered in the next few days, too!
This week, I’m sharing a few warm fall favorite recipes.
First up is my Bloody Mary Chili. I know it might sound a little different, but the bloody mary mix gives the chili such amazing flavor. And while I do add a little grated horseradish at the end, it’s totally optional.
And you’re going to need some cornbread with that chili, so I’m sharing one of my favs… my Hot Water Cornbread. This fried cornbread has an amazing crispy exterior that goes perfectly with nearly any soup or stew. If you’ve not tried it before, now’s the time!
For those with a sweet tooth this week, I’m sharing this Pumpkin Spice Dump Cake for your eating pleasure. It’s like the perfect combination of pumpkin pie and spice cake all in one dessert. It tastes just like fall.
And if you’re looking for something a little different, I’m sharing this super amazing-looking Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken from Holly over at Life in the Lofthouse. I can imagine all kinds of possibilities for this sweet and savory chicken, but I bet it’s simply perfect all by itself.
When we were picking out lighting last Saturday, my cell phone rang and it was Heather’s grandfather who had mistakenly hit the wrong number on his cell phone and called me by accident. I, of course, had no idea it would be the last time I’d hear his voice. I’m afraid this happens all too often. So, do me a favor this week… If you’re lucky enough to have grandparents who are still alive, give them a call. Heck, just make an effort to remind someone you love how you feel about them. You never know when the last time to tell them will actually be the last time.