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Fried Summer Squash Parmesan Sliders

If you’re from the South…was simple fried squash a given in your house for Sunday dinner? My family has always made it – you’ll find it right along side turnip greens, butterbeans, and cornbread. Fried squash is a southern staple; like buttermilk biscuits and gravy, fried okra and fried bologna sandwiches. What? I said it. Fried bologna sandwiches. Pure fat-on fat on white bread. Every now and then I have a craving for a fried bologna sandwich with plain American melted cheese on white bread slathered with fattening-ass mayo. Won’t admit to that, though. Wait, I just did. Shit. Speaking of cornbread….I would like a show of hands of anyone that has ever poured cold buttermilk over crumbled up cornbread in a glass…

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Appetizers, Vegetables, Vegetables

Shoepeg Corn Pico de Gallo

I have to admit, I have a thing about salsa, pico, dips, spreads….. You get the point. Have I mentioned that I’m an appetizer whore? Why yes, I think I have. There’s something about the anticipation of a meal……

Featured, Vegetables

Simple Grilled Summer Squash

There are several things I love about summer….the heat, the beach, the clothing (shorts, tanks and flip flops!) and, of course, grilling. As much as I love to grill burgers, steaks and chicken, there’s something so unique about marinating…


Roasted Asparagus and Feta Puree

It happened.  After dodging colds and viruses for almost three winters in a row, I finally came down with the crud that everyone’s been passing around this winter.  🙁  I’m so miserable.  And I hate lying in bed.  I wanted to…

Beef, Featured, Pasta

Hearty Vegetable-Beef Soup

Yay! It’s soup/chili/stoup time of year!  I do NOT like cold weather, but I do like to make cold weather food.  I would be happy living in south Florida where I could wear flip-flops and shorts year-round.  This soup is…