Summertime Corn Salad

Ah, sweet summertime…when the weather is hot and the tomatoes are delicious.  I’m not really sure if it’s the sunshine or the dirt or what, but the flavor just can’t be beat.  Really and truly, there is just nothing like food fresh from the garden–no matter what kind it is! When summer rolls around, I start dreaming about a simple Summertime Corn Salad that my aunt used to make and bring to cookouts.  Although, it works fine in cooler weather, it’s {Read More}

Off To the Races: Fabulously Popular Foods for the Kentucky Derby!

I’m not sure if y’all know this, but there is an itsy bitsy horse race coming up this weekend.  It’s called the Kentucky Derby…maybe you’ve heard of it? Now normally we would spend the day snacking on yummies and watching every second of coverage just to see if we know anyone there and which horses we want to claim as our own.  However, this year, Spizzie and I will be out-of-town celebrating her birthday (yay!) and everyone else will be {Read More}

Three Meat Cassoulet

Do you start craving soups and stews when the weather starts cooling off?  I admit that I don’t think it’s ever too hot for soup, but my husband disagrees.  Fortunately for me, the weather has been gloomy and cool and it’s a perfect time for this Three Meat Cassoulet! This recipe comes from my sweet Momma.  She got it from a friend who was taking a cooking class years ago and she just played around with it.  Momma actually shared {Read More}