Jalapeno cheddar cheese grits are far superior to the watery, flavorless spoons of childhood goo. These are worthy of fine dining!
A restaurant would call these boittes de haricot verts avec bacon, but we know them as delicious sweet Green Bean Bundles!
Broccoli cheese casserole joins two favorite things, broccoli and liquid gold. Together they form one ooey, gooey delight.
It’s not Thanksgiving without rolled dumplings at our house. It’s a tradition that spans generations because we love our dough balls!
Hush puppies are a traditional side for fried catfish or with a shrimp boil. These tasty dough balls are another delicious form of cornbread.
PurpleHull Peas are celebrated in tiny Emerson, AR at their annual festival. They’re so good Fergie likes them better than black-eyed peas!
Skillet cornbread is what Grandma made, so good, it was magical. I have her cast iron skillet, so I do the best I can to replicate her masterpiece.
Sitting down to dinner with fried okra is like sitting down with a tub of popcorn, betcha can’t eat just one! This is an Arkansas Original.
Why shells and cheese? Most recipes call for elbow macaroni so it’s a fair question. If you have read many of my recipes you probably know I travel off the beaten path of conformity, but it’s not different for difference sake, there’s a reason. Shells have more surface area and have a nice pocket to fill with cheese sauce.
Anthony Bourdain’s roasted cauliflower with sesame is the cauliflower recipe of all recipes. It’s so delicious that I could compulsively eat it all.