• Sweet Potato Casserole

    December 6, 2013Danita

    Sweet Potatoes…A Real Southern “Delicacy”  Having lived in three different regions of the country, it’s very evident that food is regional. In Pennsylvania my favorite regional food was Philly Cheese Steaks, now in Texas probably Chips and Salsa, but nothing says “Southern Food” like sweet potatoes.   Other regions eat them too, but in the…

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  • Cinnamon Spoon Rolls

    December 5, 2013Danita

    A few days ago I posted our family’s favorite yeast roll recipe.  They’re called “Spoon Rolls” because the batter is dipped into muffins tins with a spoon.  The recipe makes about a dozen and a half and can be baked in smaller batches.  When I make them around the holidays I usually make a double…

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  • Baked Oatmeal

    November 6, 2013Danita

    As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, we had quite an exciting weekend.  And around here, exciting things require FOOD…and plenty of it.   Saturday started off with our daughter’s black belt test.  These tests are several hours long and require a good, hearty breakfast.  With this in mind, she chose Baked Oatmeal.  We…

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  • 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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  • No Rise Cinnamon Rolls

    September 10, 2013Danita

    Last weekend our daughter had a friend over to spend the night.  We wanted to make something special for breakfast.  I chose these No Rise Cinnamon Rolls because they take much less time than most homemade cinnamon rolls.  They looked (and tasted) so good I decided to let the pictures speak for themselves.  They aren’t…

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