I really feel quite silly authoring a post on fried okra. Southern cooks learn how to make this dish usually the same way that their Mamas made it. Goodness gracious, there are a lot of ways to cook fried okra and a lot of opinions on how to cook this famous vegetable! But here goes. Here is Nana’s Fried Okra Recipe. My Mama was a great
A long-time and long-loved recipe in our family is Mama Ann’s Morning Bars. Morning bars are a family classic from my grandmother, Mama Ann. One of those recipes we’ve come to expect her to always have at her house. My children beg for morning bars. If I can’t make the bars right away then the children figure out some way to eat the black raspberry
Coconut cake is just one of the treats we enjoyed after Easter lunch. Nana’s coconut cake recipe. Great for Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas or any celebration. “This is the best recipe I’ve ever had. It needs to sit at least a day to meld together the flavors (in refrigerator). Read recipe carefully.” ~Nana Coconut Cake Recipe 1 Duncan Hines white cake mix (can sub a
I realized a few weeks ago that the royal wedding is a perfect opportunity to celebrate. To fix a big breakfast and all gather ’round and watch the festivities. But I also realized what a learning opportunity it is. It’s a mini homeschool unit! We shall have a royal wedding breakfast tea. Oh all the questions I’ve already been fielding from the children. So who
Overnight slow cooker grits are a bowl full of comfort on a cool morning or a delicious highlight for brunch. We’ve enjoyed this simple, celebratory breakfast on Christmas for many years now. Perfect for any easy going weekend breakfast or brunch. Certainly fast food for slow Sundays. Overnight Slow Cooker Grits Ingredients Amount of grits for your family. (I make the amount for eight
Beautiful berries. Celebrate summer and enjoy a special occasion cobbler. Especially easy with a store-bought cake mix. This recipe works for any berries you come across. Those growing in your garden or those you find at the farmer’s market or the produce section of your favorite grocery store. Nana’s recipe for Berry Easy Cake Mix Cobber at $5 Dinners… Plus, since I am avoiding the
It was almost biblical…six or eight cold boiled shrimp left from a feast at supper the night before. A hungry horde to feed, a 5:00 dinner challenge… A wonderful, very easy recipe was given to us by true south Georgian gentleman…a sort of “five fishes” type for limited leftovers. It was his late mother’s concoction and promised to be delicious… Southern Shrimp Salad Ingredients Leftover
There’s just something about spring time recipes that makes it a little easier to deal with an hour of lost sleep. Me? I don’t mind daylight savings time too much. Because it means more daylight in the evenings. And that means more walks in the neighborhood. Sunshine just cheers everything. And so do these good, ol’ basic recipes I turn to this time of year.