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Cherry Crisp

Cherry Crisp

This is called Cherry Crisp but around here it is more commonly referred to as Cherry Dump Cake. My daughters hate that name though since they have an aunt who associates that second name to something totally disgusting. đŸ˜€ Anyway, this is a very easy cake to make, certainly way below the Daring Baker meter,…

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Fried Potatoes

Fried Potatoes

This was last weekend’s breakfast that I think will be repeated this weekend. The girls loved the fried potatoes. In fact, last night when we had some grilled steaks, they were asking for these to go along with the steaks, but Jade had already made mashed potatoes, so I told them next time. My step-dad…

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Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler

I am a lazy baker so any dish where you don’t fuss over beating things and sifting things is my kind of baking. I didn’t want to be bothered with pie crust so I thought I would just dump things in a dish and bake; that’s how I came up with this concoction which is…

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Shrimps and Grits

Shrimps and Grits

Shrimp and Grits is an old Southern favorite with as many variations as there are cooks. This is my simple version. It is great as a light supper or a filling breakfast. This was a quick and easy supper for me and my husband while we were by ourself last month.

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Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

I saw this recipe from Peggy of What’s Cooking in Carolina. Since I had some zucchini in the refrigerator that were begging to be cooked, I thought this would be a great one to try. Plus, with my husband and kids, anything fried is a guaranteed hit. I changed a few things around, but it…

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Fried Turnip Roots

Fried Turnip Roots

We got these gorgeous turnip roots from the garden the other day and I wanted to cook them right away to take advantage of their freshness. Normally, I would simply cook these roots along with the greens or just boil them and simply buttered. This time around, I wanted to try something new because the…

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Stewed Apples

Stewed Apples

This is another easy way of using up old or close to over ripe apples before they are tossed into the compost bin. My mother-in-law, Momma Dot introduced me to this, another Southern dish, and has been a staple on our weekend brunches since. It’s quite easy to make, just peel and cut the apples into…

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Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding

The thing about being under the weather is, you turn into a big baby and start to want all the comfort foods your mommy gave you when you were sick. That’s been the case in our kitchen lately what with one of us getting the cold one right after the other with moments of overlap…

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