Easy Banana Bread

When life hands you overripe bananas, make easy banana bread!  I’m sure you have a favorite banana bread recipe that you always use.  So do I and here’s where I shared my amped up banana bread. And then I made it easier.  I skipped the mixer.  I dumped all the ingredients in one bowl, mixed […]

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EggcellentTreats #CollectiveBias When I created Chocolate Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce, I had no idea it would go viral . . . with my family. I hit it out of the ball park with this one. Pralines haven’t always […]

Mini Sausage, Egg & Waffle Sandwiches

Thanks to Johnsonville for providing the delicious sausage for this post!  All opinions are my own. I’m always searching for new breakfast ideas that are easy, quick and tasty.  And, since my family prefers sausage links to sausage patties (insert eye roll) I created mini sausage, egg & waffle sandwiches with Johnsonville original sausage links […]

3 Tips for a Smooth Morning Routine

 This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Jimmy Dean, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JDGreatStart http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV I have to admit that most of my family would not fit into the morning person category.  They don’t really like to carry on a conversation first […]

Aunt Jean’s Cornbread Sticks

My Aunt Jean is my mom’s youngest sister and mom to my same-age cousin, Dixie, whom I went to school with and was inseparable from, while growing up in the best hometown in south GA.  You can find Dixie’s Pecan Cobbler recipe here.  It’s like pecan pie on steroids – yum!  And you can find […]

Mom’s Homemade Biscuits

My mom is famous well known for her homemade biscuits.  She should be.  She’s been making them since she was 8 years old – for 73 years!  That’s right.  She grew up on a farm – working in her dad’s cotton fields and in her mom’s kitchen.  She learned to make biscuits at the side of […]

Apple Bread with Praline Topping

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about apples during this time of the year.  Fall is practically screaming apples.  Can you hear it? I came across this recipe while perusing my Southern Living magazine.  It’s not your grandma’s magazine any more!  (Even though I am a grandma.)  Really, they showcase hot new southern […]

Stan’s Hushpuppies

When my extended family gets together, there is usually a family fish fry in the cards.  That’s because my mom, dad and older brother, Stan, are the best in the entire world when it comes to fishing and all things fish – including cooking them.  And Stan’s Hushpuppies are the greatest things since sliced bread. […]

Citrus Infused Bread Pudding With Homemade Caramel Sauce

I’m notorious for finding a recipe, doing a major demolition and restructuring it into something more to my liking.  But that’s not a bad thing, is it?  My mantra is:  Recipes are made to be tweaked! I found a bread pudding recipe, didn’t care much for the type of bread it called for and thought […]

Grandma’s Hoe Cakes

I’m about to share with you the easiest and most scrumptious southern recipe ever – the hoe cake.  It can be written as two words or one.  I prefer two. My maternal grandma had a stroke when I was a toddler and she passed away when I was 17.  All of my memories are of […]