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Honey Buttermilk Cornbread

Disclaimer: I’m not here to get into an argument.  So please forgive me, proper Southern ladies, for baking a sweet cornbread.  And I didn’t use a cast iron skillet.  Just look away.      … Read more »

August 14, 2014 | Sides
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Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

To me, purple hull peas are as southern as sweet tea. You can’t live in the south and not eat these gems in the summer.  And right now is purple hull pea season!  If you… Read more »

August 14, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides
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Oven Roasted Pesto Potatoes

Last year, I lost all my basil plants to the drought (and not watering them, ahem…), but this year, they are going crazy! Which makes me extremely happy because I love making fresh pesto in… Read more »

August 12, 2014 | Sides
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Meyer Lemon and Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Our family recently took a vacation to Los Angeles, and while we were there, we discovered Meyer lemons.  If you are from Southern California, these might not be news to you.  But here in Arkansas,… Read more »

April 29, 2014 | Sides
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Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Let’s talk for a moment about spaghetti squash, shall we?  It does, in fact, look like spaghetti when it’s cooked.  But no one in my house was fooled into thinking it was pasta.   In… Read more »

April 6, 2014 | Sides
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Pan Seared Cod with Mexican Quinoa

This Pan Seared Cod with Mexican Quinoa is inspired by my favorite fish tacos we had in San Diego last summer.  I think I dream about them sometimes, but if you’re like me, you’re trying… Read more »

January 12, 2014 | Main Dishes, Sides
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One Pot Homemade Mac and Cheese

When I read this recipe I thought it was too good to be true.  One pot for creamy mac and cheese?   No roux?  No whisking? Only one cup of cheese?  No way.  But guess… Read more »

December 2, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides
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Roasted Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Smooth, creamy mashed potatoes are so 1974, aren’t they?  I mean, who has the energy to peel potatoes?? I surely don’t.  Call them “smashed” and you can get away with chunky, unpeeled potatoes. I, personally,… Read more »

November 21, 2013 | Sides
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Chipotle and Chili Quinoa Pilaf

This weekend I had the great opportunity to attend the Arkansas Women Bloggers Conference in Little Rock.  I got to hang out with some really cool women, learn a lot, and have fun.  One of… Read more »

September 9, 2013 | Main Dishes, Sides
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Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

Purple Hull Peas.  Along with okra, they scream SUMMER to me.  And the kids like them, go figure!   By the way, they are called Purple Hull because the pods are purple. So pretty.  … Read more »

August 6, 2013 | Sides