BLT with Fried Green Tomatoes from

National Bacon Day

I'm not one  to celebrate National ( name of food) Day - but it's National Bacon Day tomorrow y'all - like I need another excuse to eat bacon. Bacon is one of my guilty pleasures.  Earlier this year I shared about the best way to  cook bacon - baking it- no muss, no fuss.  Today I'm sharing an … [Read More...]

Tailgating 101 from

Tailgating 101

College Football season starts this weekend – WOOHOO!   And it’s not just the teams and the marching band that are gearing up, formulating game plans…… so are the tailgaters! So, this week I'm posting  the first of a two-part series on southern tailgating.  Today's post focusses on  the … [Read More...]

Lemon Bars from

Lemon Bars

Arg ! it's almost Labor Day!  Where did the summer go!!  Growing up in New York it always signaled the end of summer.  School was about to start.  Temperatures would soon start cooling off and fall foliage wasn't far off. Now, living in the south, school's been back in session for a couple of … [Read More...]

Mexican Corn from

Mexican Corn

Ahhh, first tomatoes, now corn.  There's nothing like eating fresh!!  Here's my newest favorite dish - Mexican Corn.  Grilled corn slathered in a chile, cilantro mayonnaise and then rolled in grated mexican cheese.  I know, I had you at … [Read More...]

Rosemary Shortbread cookies from

Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

A friend asked me to make some cookies for a get-together last weekend. So, I used it as an excuse to try a new recipe - Rosemary Shortbread Cookies. Delicate little cookies that are wonderful with a cup of tea.  Heck - they were pretty darn good all by … [Read More...]

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