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…

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…

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…

Turnip Greens with Smoked Turkey Necks

Hey, hey! It’s my first post! I feel “set it off” is most appropriate here LOL! Alright, let’s get to it! Nothing like a good pot of greens and in the south you’ll find them on the stove any day of the week! This simple, but finger lickin’ recipe will be a household favorite! Fill…