• Rosemary Chicken With Almonds

    October 18, 2013Danita

    To a Southerner, there’s nothing that compares to fried food! There’s not much to say about this dish except that it is GOOD.  It’s official name is “Chicken Almondine”, that’s just a fancy way to say “chicken with almonds”.  The main spice for this recipe is rosemary, which my son used to call “sticks”.  He…

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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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  • Country Style Steak

    September 6, 2013Danita

    Southern Favorites #5 – Country Style Steak Country Style Steak is THE meal we could always count on having at Grandma Vivian’s house.  (My husband’s grandmother) Even though I would make it at home and so did my mother-in-law, it was still a “treat” when Grandma Vivian made it.  Her’s was the best.  She usually…

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  • Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

    September 5, 2013Danita

    Southern Favorite #4 – Pound Cake Pound Cake…for those who have experienced them, that’s all you have to say! Pound cake is one of the “go to” Southern desserts (the other being banana pudding)  It comes in seemingly hundreds of varieties.  Almost every Southern lady has her favorite pound cake recipe.   People in other…

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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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