• Southern Fried Apples

    September 27, 2013Danita

    I’d like to start by saying, I’m not really sure why they are called “fried” apples.  They’re not actually fried. They are cooked on top of the stove in a skillet or pot without any oil.   If you’ve ever been to Cracker Barrel you may be familiar with Fried Apples.  Cracker Barrel serves them…

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  • Chicken Quesadillas

    September 26, 2013Danita

    As I looked back through my recent pictures to decide what to write about, I realized….We have had a lot of Mexican food  lately. Thankfully, my family enjoys it.   We had these Chicken Quesadillas with our Big Red Soup on Saturday.  They were made with an extra piece of chicken left from the night…

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  • Pork and Black Bean Nachos

    September 25, 2013Danita

    Last week my parents were visiting from Alabama.  They are preparing to move here to Texas and it was a busy, but fun, week looking at houses.  Because we were on the go I did a few crock pot meals which we ate for dinner and sometimes lunch the next day.  By the end of…

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  • Authentic Mexican Rice

    September 18, 2013Danita

    For a LONG time I’ve been a lover of all foods Mexican….except rice.  It wasn’t until we went to Mexico and had real Mexican rice that I began to like it.  The packages we get here just aren’t the same.  My husband found this recipe online and thought “I” might like it…as it turns out…

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  • Corn Casserole

    September 4, 2013Danita

    Southern Favorites #3  Corn Casserole   Have you ever had the canned creamed corn?  Our family doesn’t care for it.  I grew up eating “real” creamed corn – corn that my grandma had cut off the cob and cooked…which is NOTHING like the stuff in the can.   The first time I had this dish…

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