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Debbie

Fried Green Tomatoes…the recipe!

Sundays at my grandparents’ house was always a full Southern Sunday Supper! Chicken, collard greens, fried green tomatoes, black eyed peas and corn bread…Oh and peach cobbler! All homemade and Granny was in the kitchen all day getting ready for us 4 “monsters” to arrive…4 girls! Monsters? Never! Climbing the walnut tree in the back yard or picking radishes from the garden we could smell the goodness coming out the windows by the…

Black-Eyed Peas. Soul Food…A Way of Life

I grew up on soul food. I can close my eyes and the aromas take me back instantly! Every Sunday at home or at my grandparents’, black-eyed peas would be slowly simmering on the stove. In the south, eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day is said to bring good luck. Being African American, this side dish was on the stove early the morning of December 31st, and pretty much every single Sunday. A couple…

Pucker Up Pickled Okra

I’ve always loved okra…every which way! Cooked, fried, baked or pickled. And I’m a huge fan of anything pickled…carrots, green beans…even potato chips and popcorn (Don’t cringe! The popcorn and chips are dry and in a bag…not wet in a jar!) But pickled okra has been one of my favorites since I was a little girl! My grandparents used to have them in jars in the…

Frosty, Frothy, Delight…Root Beer Floats!

Do you remember the first time you had a root beer float? I bet you do! I was about 5 years old and my dad had wanted us to taste one of his favorite refreshments! It was a hot summer day, deserving of this frothy delight! I remember my sisters and I anxiously waiting at the kitchen counter for our 3 scoops to drop into our frosty cold mugs. As he slowly poured the root beer on top, we&#8217…

Roasted Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

As classic as spaghetti and meatballs or bread and butter, Roasted Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce is one of the traditional pairings seen at many fancy, fluffy, upscale restaurants! It’s one of the most well known sauces, but also the one people fear the most! Let’s face it, when seeing the minimal ingredients of warm egg yolks, butter and lemon juice, you’re probably thinking “how can this be good?” Well friends, it definitely…

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