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 […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes

So this is my Thanksgiving week! Sunday – Went to the House of the Lord.  Well, actually, we are the house of the Lord, but you know what I mean! Monday – Shopping with two of my daughters.  We were shopping for Christmas outfits for the grandsons.  If you have boys, then you know how […]

How to Make Lightened Up Sweet Potato Casserole

For as long as I can remember, Sweet Potato Casserole has been one of my favorite Thanksgiving Day side dishes. When it comes to Thanksgiving, I’m more crazy about the sides than the turkey. Of course, just any sweet potato casserole won’t do.  Hold the marshmallows, please!  Don’t come near my sweet potatoes! When I was a […]