• Apple Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    November 19, 2014Danita

    Sweet Potatoes have recently become “popular” everywhere, but in the South folks have been eating them since they were knee-high to a grasshopper.  Interpretation: All their lives.   When we lived “up north” we would go on vacation in the fall.  We’d always go South to visit family or friends and thankfully, it was usually…

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  • Thanksgiving Family Favorites

    November 15, 2014Danita

      We all know Thanksgiving is quite possibly the biggest food holiday.  I mean really, the original Thanksgiving was centered around food, for the purpose of thanking God for a bountiful harvest and provisions for another year.  Hundreds of years later we still carry on that tradition with a feast celebrated with family and friends.…

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  • Time Saving Tuesday Peeling Sweet Potatoes

    July 22, 2014Danita

    This Time Saving Tuesday Peeling Sweet Potatoes is something I learned from a friend several years ago.  As with most all of my “Time Saving Tuesday” tips it was one of those, “Why didn’t I think of that sooner” moments!   If you’ve ever tried to peel and cut a sweet potato you know it’s…

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  • 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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