Port City Style gumbo

I am a native of Mobile, Alabama also known as “the port city”. If you didn’t know, Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday) originated in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. Mardi Gras didn’t begin in New Orleans until 1718. When I think of Mardi Gras it reminds me of good times with Family and friends and…

Monster yeast rolls with whipped honey butter

There’s nothing like some warm, buttery rolls. They ain’t good for your waist but they’re good to taste, ok!! I call these monster yeast rolls because they are big, fluffy, yummy and buttery. Let’s get started!! Ingredients: For Rolls 1/3 cup of warm water (not too hot) 1 envelope of active dry yeast 5 tablespoons…

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

For Dough: 1 envelope of yeast 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1 cup whole milk (warm–not too hot) 4 1/2 cups of all purpose flour (sifted) 1 teaspoon of salt vegetable oil 1/2 stick butter softened For Filling 2 sticks of soft butter 1 1/2 cups of brown sugar 1 tablespoon of vanilla For Icing: 1 8…

#ThrowBackThursday Breakfast pizza

In Elementary School everyone would be so hype for breakfast when they saw the breakfast pizzas being served. They’re quite simple to make. Let’s throw it back and create that excitement all over again! Ingredients: 1- roll of pork breakfast sausage Shredded mozzarella –the amount you use is your preferance White gravy mix–or you can…

Sweet potato pecan waffles

It’s after the holidays, so I know you have some left over candied yams. Let’s turn those into a delectable breakfast! I know you’re thinking ” Sweet potato in a waffle?” Don’t knock it until you try it honey! Ingredients: Left over candied yams or you can bake/ boil a sweet potato. Your favorite waffle…

Chicken Salad

There’s nothing like a good chicken salad baby! Chicken salad is something good and quick to whip up when you have company, when you’re watching your favorite team play, or you just don’t feel like slaving over the stove! Ingredients: 6 eggs 2 cups mayo (You can add or take away–depending on how “wet” you…

Pecan Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookies

Happy Holidays everyone! As we all know Santa enjoys a good cookie. This year, I think he’d prefer some cookies made with love fresh from your oven VS store bought or pre-made packaged cookies. These cookies are soft, buttery, and delicious! I’m sure they’ll be a hit any time of the year! Ingredients: 2 sticks…

Shrimp and grits

Shrimp and grits are fantastic any time of the day. I know it sounds like a breakfast only type of food, but in the south, it’ll be breakfast, lunch, dinner and maybe even a snack–no judgement, please lol. Ingredients: 1-2 pounds of shrimp with the shell on 1 – pack of your favorite sausage 2…

Better than your grandma’s Red Velvet Cake

Good red velvet cake is a southern delicacy and hard to come by. Sometimes the cake is dry, sometimes there’s not balance–it taste too chocolatey, or taste too much like vanilla. Well, I think I’ve got it figured out here. Ingredients: For cake: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (sifted) 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon…

Buttermilk Corn Bread

Ain’t nothing like a good ol’ piece of cornbread with your green, beans or even by itself. It’s fluffy, soft, mouth watering—this is why girls from the south are cornbread fed honey! Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup corn meal 2/3 cup sugar (You can add more or less, depending on your preference…