Southern Style Seasoned Green Beans

Perfect for the holidays, this variation on the traditional green bean casserole is full of flavor and a colorful addition to any dinner table. These are the best green beans!  Something new for my table this holiday season …seasoned green beans.  But not just any seasoned green beans, I mean nothing new about seasoned green beans … nope, but these are southern style, Texas style, green beans.  Cooked … Continue reading Southern Style Seasoned Green Beans

Turkey Deviled Eggs

Happy Friday!  Did you survive Thanksgiving?  Did you gobble till you wobble?  ūüėČ Hopefully you are not tired of turkey just yet, because I have a yummy deviled egg recipe for you that I believe you will like.  I have to warn you though …it has just a little kick to it! What better use of holiday leftovers than to make deviled eggs.  They make such … Continue reading Turkey Deviled Eggs

Creamy Homestyle Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese please!¬† As a mom, I know you¬†have¬†many request for Mac & Cheese.¬† Kids love it!¬† I know my¬†son could probably eat Mac & Cheese everyday as an afterschool snack alone. Whenever I can, I like to make the real stuff, the good stuff, made from scratch.¬† My son loves¬†it and¬†I know¬†he is¬†getting a better meal.¬† This¬†recipe is creamy, cheesy goodness …perfect¬†as a … Continue reading Creamy Homestyle Mac & Cheese

Creamy Southern Style Potato Salad

This recipe is one that my mom always made and I grew up eating.¬† It has mayonnaise,¬† mustard, pickles, onions¬†and eggs and¬†is served cold.¬†¬†It is creamy and delicious and is a staple for all our summer family holiday gatherings. Hello everyone!¬†¬†I hope you are having a fabulous week!¬† It’s Friday and kick off to Memorial Weekend!!¬† Do you have big plans for the weekend?¬† Maybe … Continue reading Creamy Southern Style Potato Salad

The Other Greenbean Casserole

This is so good!¬† After trying this, I knew I would be making this instead of the old green bean casserole.¬† I was truly not expecting to like it as much as I did.¬† I made this last year for Thanksgiving and my¬†family absolutely loved it!¬† I made it again for Christmas and again it was a big hit.¬†¬†If you are not crazy about the … Continue reading The Other Greenbean Casserole

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Black-eyed peas are a tradition for New Year’s, but this recipe can be a favorite anytime.¬†¬†I made this salad for Labor Day and it was gone by the end of the day.¬† It is perfect¬†for bbq’s, luncheons or as a side dish to any meal.¬†¬†I make this same salad¬†with meat loaf, along with some mashed potatoes and cornbread.¬† This is a quick¬†and yummy recipe that … Continue reading Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Summer Salad

Summer is here and Fourth of July is just around the corner, that means time for backyard cookouts with delicious foods and good friends.¬† This little salad is light and tasty and welcome at any summer gathering.¬† A perfect salad to bring for our Fiesta Friday Party over at Angie’s, The Novice Gardener.¬† Come on over, it is party time!¬† ūüôā Happy Fiesta Friday!! ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Continue reading Summer Salad