Fried Green Tomatoes

Growing up in the South, you would’ve thought I would’ve been eating Fried Green Tomatoes from the time I started eating solids.  But, for a large part of my life, I boycotted them along with any tomatoes other than those found in recipes for Spaghetti, Lasagna, Chili, Salsa, and Ketchup.  I still do not enjoy just plain tomatoes. But when … Read More

Hello Dolly Bars

I’ve mentioned to you before how much I love butterscotch.  Well, the only thing better than butterscotch, is butterscotch mixed with chocolate.  Oh, and coconut.  Oh, and sweetened condensed milk.  Oh, and graham cracker crumbs.  Yep. Nothing better ;).  It wasn’t until recently that I became friends with coconut.  Not just any coconut, though.  Toasted coconut.  I still can’t do … Read More

Southern Pimento Cheese

I don’t like sweet tea.  I don’t like fried okra, pickles, or squash.  I don’t like tomatoes (unless they’re green and fried). I don’t love Cheerwine.  But you know one thing this Southern Belle can’t resist? A good pimento cheese. It can’t be uber-mayonaisy.  Why? Well, when I was little, I liked mayo a little too much.  I ate it … Read More