Banana Bread Cobbler and a Giveaway

April 1, 2014
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What does “comfort food” mean to you? It’s almost impossible to define, isn’t it? It really means something different to everyone. For a Southerner like me, it might mean fried chicken and cornbread. Or okra and tomatoes. Or field peas with sliced tomatoes. It really depends on the season and the reason. Comfort food for [...]

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Bacon Wrapped Sausage Balls

March 28, 2014
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Calling all bacon lovers! If you’re a bacon and-or sausage fanatic, this post is for you! You’re going to get a double dose today. Can you believe what I did? I made a spicy, herby, cheesy sausage ball and wrapped that deliciousness up in a piece of bacon. Uh-huh. Then I made you a peach [...]

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Shrimp and Rice Salad

March 25, 2014
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It’s time to start thinking Spring! Well, maybe. The calendar says so, but the weather isn’t quite cooperating yet. We’ve had beautiful 75 degree days and freezing nights. Spring is really teasing us this year. When we do have one of those lovely, warm days I always think of salads for dinner. Not necessarily a [...]

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Cornmeal Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

March 21, 2014
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I was asked recently about creating a recipe using Mazola corn oil. Because I’ve used Mazola corn oil for as long as I can remember, I readily said yes to the challenge. Even though I’ve always used Mazola, I never really knew how healthy it is. According to a recent study, Mazola corn oil actually [...]

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Eggs in Purgatory

March 18, 2014
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I recently found myself home alone at supper time, a very rare occurrence. BeeBop was out of town on a business trip and I’d had a very busy day with work so I didn’t really want to cook anything too complicated. I just wanted something good and quick, easy and tasty. Eggs in Purgatory is [...]

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Pecan Stuffed Mushrooms

March 14, 2014
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What can I say about these pecan stuffed mushrooms, except…they’re totally delicious! This is a recipe that I’ve been making since way back in the mists of time. Where did it come from and whose original idea was it? Darned if I know. I’d love to give someone credit for it, but when it’s been [...]

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Brown Irish Soda Bread

March 11, 2014
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Around this time each year, I try to post a recipe to honor my Irish ancestry. In years past, I’ve shared Champ, Leek and Potato Soup, and Irish Currant Scones. At different times I’ve also shared Irish Spiced Fruitcake, Mr. Guinness’ Cake, Beef and Stout Pie, and Chicken Leek and Mushroom Pie. This year I’d [...]

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