collards and cabbards

…folks pay me to cook ’em collards, so why “cabbards” (my word)? Because cabbage is one of my secret ingredients to the BEST ” almost-famous collards!

“Traditional Southern Thanksgiving Favs…with a Twist”

Twisted Southern Thanksgiving Table Being the “throw cooker” that I am, those of you that know me know I’m gonna throw a twist into a meal or recipe, any chance I get.  Well there’s no reason Thanksgiving should be exempt from my voodoo.  My friends Valonda and Sharon invited me back again to their show, …

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Collard Sandwiches

ahhh Collard Sandwiches… North Carolina culinary Heritage at its finest!

Collard Sandwiches have a long history here in North Carolina. They are so tasty, feature some of our finest foods… and you will be the belle of the ball when you take to potlucks or serve at your own gatherings. Just MAKE SOME. It doesn’t get much easier. Sit some out and watch ’em disappear

My Irish is showing….

Well, I’m not Irish that I know of, but I do have reason to celebrate this day each year. It’s my “quit smoking” anniversary… 12 years ago today! My motivation was the birth of my sweet nephew Wyatt, and my desire to be around to see him grow up and live life. Here’s to those …

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Southern Colcannon… get’n my Irish on for a day! (1)

UPDATE…. my Southern Colcannon and “Cabbards” recipes were published in Our State Magazine in March 2015! This is such a tasty recipe to serve anytime, but just right for adding a southern twist to your St. Patrick’s Day supper table. I am republishing this old fave per requests… I hope you’ll enjoy! With all the …

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Southern Colcannon… get’n my Irish on for a day!

UPDATE…. my Colcannon and “Cabbards” recipes were published in Our State Magazine in March 2015! This is such a tasty recipe to serve anytime, but just right for adding a southern twist to your St. Patrick’s Day supper table. With all the blogs and newsletters filling my inbox with St. Patty’s Day recipes, I got …

Southern Colcannon… get’n my Irish on for a day! …keep reading »


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