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A bowl of Pepper Slaw.

Pepper Slaw

Very good slaw. We like all the vegetables in it.

A platter of Smoking Deviled Eggs.

Smoking Deviled Eggs

I came up with this recipe last night for the football game. The guys had ...

Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon ready to be served.

Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon

There are no better scalloped potatoes than these. I took them to a Christmas party ...

A platter of Old-Fashioned Fried Onion Rings.

Old-Fashioned Fried Onion Rings

These came out so good! Light, crunchy, and just plain delish.

Bowls of Old Fashion Pinto Beans.

Old Fashion Pinto Beans

This is the way I grew up cooking beans and still prefer them to the ...

A platter of Momma Sweet Biscuits.

Momma Sweet Biscuits

My 9 yr old son named this snack/dessert. (Momma sweet biscuits). Now they are requested ...

Easy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese ready to be served.

Easy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

I was recently assigned to make mac & cheese for a family gathering. I decided ...

A loaf of Dan's Favorite Irish Soda Bread.

Dan's Favorite Irish Soda Bread

This is the Irish soda bread that my husband Dan loves throughout the year. I ...

A platter of Chicken Pinwheels W/Creamy Lemon Sauce.

Chicken Pinwheels w/Creamy Lemon Sauce

To quote my kids "Oh my God mom these are heaven on a plate" and ...

Holiday Cornbread Dressing ready to be served.

Holiday Cornbread Dressing

This is my children's Mimi's recipe that she passed down to me. It has served ...

Thanksgiving Stuffing baked until golden brown.

Thanksgiving Stuffing

This recipe is one of our family traditions. The stuffing is so wonderful! The dried ...

Almond-Bacon Bread Stuffing ready to serve.

Almond-Bacon Bread Stuffing

This stuffing is my absolute favorite thing about the holidays!

Roasted Butternut Squash in Brown Sugar on a platter.

Roasted Butternut Squash in Brown Sugar

This is great for soups, sauces, pies, sweet bread, or even cubed and sauteed.

Two bowls of Soooo Southern Magic Beans with cornbread.

Soooo Southern Magic Beans

I have been perfecting my beans for many years. Many people have told me that ...

Easy Slow Cooker Pinto Beans in a bowl over rice.

Easy Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

I love beans but I never remembered to overnight soak them. Then a friend of ...

Bowl of Super Bowl Award Winning Chili with shredded cheese.

Super Bowl Award Winning Chili Beans

My personal recipe for spicy chili beans won a "Chili Cook-Off" at a Super Bowl ...

A platter of Millie's Sweet Potato Biscuits.

Sweet Potato Biscuits, Millie's

I first had these little biscuits at a quaint mountain restaurant. This is my own ...

Two Sweet Potato Dumplings in a bowl with sauce.

Sweet Potato Dumplings

These sweet potato dumplings are are a great appetizer to make year-round but are especially ...

Slow Cooker Applesauce in a bowl.

Slow Cooker Applesauce

My grandchildren love Nana's homemade applesauce. Today I used remnants left in my garage from ...

A platter of Spring Rolls.

Spring Rolls (My Mother's Recipe)

My mom made this while I was growing up. She'd make a big batch of ...

A plate of Missy's Creamy Deviled Eggs.

Missy's Creamy Deviled Eggs

I've been making these Cajun-style creamy deviled eggs for years. They're pretty much like any ...

Matzo Apple Orange Kugel ready to be sliced.

Matzo Apple Orange Kugel

I have been making this, my own, version of matzoh kugel (pudding) every Passover for ...

Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon on a serving spoon.

Scalloped Potatoes With Bacon

This is my all-time "favorite" scalloped potato recipe!

Irish Boxty (Crispy Fried Potato Cakes) on a plate.

Irish Boxty (Crispy Fried Potato Cakes)

From my (South Side Chicago) Irish friend, Coleen. I received most of her recipes in ...