Hit or Miss – Smashed Fried Okra

Okra – it’s one of those southern foods that you love, hate or have to ask someone, “What is okra?”  There is no middle ground! My husband despises it in any shape or form.  I happen to be in love with okra.  I’ve never liked harvesting it by cutting it from the stalk.  Boy, does it […]

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. […]

Biff’s Parmesan Topped Oyster Bake

I recently had the pleasure of spending the week with my extended family at St. George Island.  We all take turns cooking (mom cooks the most) and I’m always so excited to see what everyone is making.  What did I make, you ask?  I made my BLT pies (find the recipe by clicking here) for lunch […]