Slow Cooker Tropical Ribs - meaty country style ribs slow cooked in a citrus based sauce

Slow Cooker Tropical Ribs

There's not much better to this southern girl than pork ribs. We most often have them with a barbecue sauce, but sometimes it's really nice to change that up a bit. These Slow Cooker Tropical Ribs are cooked with a sauce containing lots of fantastic orange and lime flavor. Quite different from the usual plain barbecue sauce. And using your slow cooker means that the oven isn't going for hours and ... read more

Hot Curried Georgia Peaches

Hot Curried Georgia Peaches

Welcome to Progressive Eats, a virtual version of a Progressive Dinner Party. This month's theme is all about Stone Fruits and is hosted by Ansh Dhar who blogs at Spiceroots. With summer coming to an end, it’s a great time to use the season’s abundant bounty in everyday food. We have some great ideas this month for using stone fruit - from barbecue sauce to curries to duck and, of course, ... read more

Jumbo Meatballs and Spaghetti

Jumbo Meatballs and Spaghetti

I know what you're thinking. Why "jumbo" meatballs? Why not just make regular size meatballs? No real reason! Just because it's fun, that's why! This is a great family dinner recipe. Kids just love the novelty of one huge meatball with their spaghetti. Don't let the long list of ingredients scare you off. My Jumbo Meatballs and Spaghetti is a very easy recipe. You pretty much dump everything in ... read more

Ham on Rye Breakfast Sandwich

Ham on Rye Breakfast Sandwich

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hormel Foods for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know that September is National Family Meals Month? Coinciding with the start of the traditional school year, it's also the perfect time ... read more

Refrigerator Pickled Peppers

Refrigerator Pickled Peppers

In the time and place in the south where I grew up, Sunday dinner (the noon meal) was typically a meat-and-three affair. That is, some type of meat (more than likely fried) with three vegetables on the side, and bread (rolls or cornbread). One of my ... read more

Peach Bluebery Basil Cobbler

Peach Blueberry Basil Cobbler

Last Tuesday of the month and you know what that means - Progressive Eats! I'm so happy to be back with the group this month. What a joy it is to be out of pain and back into the kitchen. This month's event is hosted by Barbara from Creative ... read more

Duncan Hines Perfect Size Cakes

Perfect Size Cakes for Everyday Celebrations

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duncan Hines. All opinions are 100% mine. We all think of cakes for life's big events, don't we? Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries. But what about everyday things? Last day of school, a promotion ... read more

Roasted Tomato Sandwich

Roasted Tomato Sandwich

One of the great pleasures of summer for any southerner is the enjoyment of a fresh tomato sandwich. It is one of the most divine tastes to have ever emerged from a southern kitchen. If you were raised in the south, you know exactly what I mean - two ... read more

Buffalo Chicken Dogs

Buffalo Chicken Dogs

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hormel Foods, LLC.. All opinions are 100% mine. "Summer time and the living is easy..." Ahhh, summer. School's out, pools are open, and everyone is relaxed. As much as I enjoy being in the kitchen, ... read more

Sumptuous Salads

Tomato, Feta and Olive Salad
Layered Mexican Chicken Salad
Carrot and Dried Cranberry Salad
Herbed Egg Salad

Bountiful Breakfasts

Ham on Rye Breakfast Sandwich
Lemon Raspberry Bread
Honey Bun Cake
Tomato Chile Cheese Grits