Published in Carolina Country Magazine May 2015 Smashburgers! or Smash Burgers? No matter which you way you prefer, they’re everywhere these days… but do you know what that actually means? My definition is a good old ground meat burger, smashed somehow or other, and cooked so that you get a nice, uneven edge from “smashing”… Continue reading Everything Pork Smash Burgers with Toasty Hoop Cheese
It’s hard to beat a good ole hot dog. And the best are topped with simple homemade chili, fittin for dogs and burgers. All the way please… chili, mustard and chopped onions! And a dollop of slaw doesn’t hurt either.
You’re going to love this “Love Me Tender” Elvis Banana Bread… made with 4 North Carolina #GotToBeNC Goodies! Throw some together soon!
This is such an easy pie to throw together… and you might already have all you need right in your pantry. Make yourself a Butterscotch Skillet Pecan Pie today!
Pull out your cast iron skillet for this one to get a nice little “crunch” on the patties. Making sausage to suit your own taste is really easy to do, and making a big batch at the time is too since you can freeze and take out a few patties as needed. You can make this recipe with ground pork, but we love the moistness from using ground chicken. And if you like maple sausage, make some with a hint of syrup drizzled in also. This makes a great “breakfast for supper!”
…this rustic hash features your favorite breakfast sausage and good old North Carolina Sweet Potatoes!
The time has just about come for the annual “cooking of the cabbards” to fill the freezer! Like a squirrel stowing away acorns for the winter, I too, “get my cook’n on” once our local collards have had a good kissing o’ the frost. Some think that’s just an old tale, but not this gal,… Continue reading collards + cabbage + frost = “cabbards” time…. with Crispy Cornbread Cookies, Molasses Bacon Butter & Pot Likker
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,… Continue reading “Traditional Southern Thanksgiving Favs…with a Twist”
No matter how you serve them, you will get raves on this moist and tender Country-Style Steak Meatballs! Spoon over creamy grits or serve alongside mashed potatoes. Tuck inside slider buns or toasted sub rolls for the best sandwiches!
So which is it…. Grunt? or Slump? You might have seen these descriptions for fruity desserts and wondered…what the heck? Well you will be happy to know that grunts and slumps are one in the same! Now don’t confuse them with cobblers, crumbles and crisps, buckles, brown bettys, pandowdy or the regionally almost-famous North Carolina… Continue reading Grunt?… or Slump? Campfire Blueberry Peach Fruit Grunt