• Old Fashion Chicken ‘n Dumplins

    March 4, 2015Danita

    I am a Southerner through and through and love good Southern Comfort Food.  BUT, there are a few “Southern” things I’ve never done and some “Southern” foods I just don’t really like.  I do realize admitting these things could be equated with sacrilege.  However, here it goes…. Southern Things I’ve Never Done: Been to Graceland.…

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  • Cajun Boiled Peanuts

    February 11, 2015Danita

    Ok, first…..HUGE thanks to my friend Esther at Laugh With Us Blog for posting this recipe, allowing me to share it AND for bringing me the peanuts!   There are so many things to say about Cajun Boiled Peanuts!   First, my family LOVES, LOVES, LOVES them!  But, they are impossible to find in Texas.…

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  • Sausage Gravy

    February 5, 2015Danita

    Sausage Gravy is a Southern breakfast tradition!  My son and husband LOVE some sausage gravy and Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits. It isn’t anything close to healthy….it’s just delicious.  It is a “stand alone” breakfast but we like to serve it as part of a big breakfast with Breakfast Potatoes, bacon, eggs and grits. Here’s the Recipe:…

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  • Top 10 Posts of 2014

    January 2, 2015Danita

    It’s the beginning of a new year and we look forward with anticipation to what this year may bring.  It can also be a time of reflection on the good and bad of the old year.   Today, I’m sharing what went “right” on the blog this year.  It was a great year.  So many…

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  • New Year’s Day Black Eyed Peas

    December 31, 2014Danita

    Different countries around the world have traditional foods that are eaten on New Year’s Day, usually believed to bring good luck and prosperity for the New Year.   China, Japan and other Asian countries eat long noodles.  Cuba, Spain and Portugal enjoy pork.  In the Philippines and Europe round fruits.  In Turkey it’s the pomegranate….and…

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