Breads

cheese biscuits on a glass serving dish
Breads, Recipes

Aunt Julia’s Cheese Biscuits

Every year on Christmas Eve, Aunt Julia hosted a present-guessing party and invited the whole family over to shake their gifts. She would laugh out loud as we wondered what surprise hid inside. It was a tradition my husband looked forward to every season. When I married into the family, […]

easy southern cornbread with buttermilk and self rising cornmeal
Breads, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Easy Southern Cornbread

Southern Cornbread is easy to whip up and a favorite of every southerner I know. There are many different recipes out there, but this one is tried and true. It’s also fast as lightning! If you’re looking for a jazzed up version, you could try my Cheesy Skillet Cornbread. But, […]

cheesy skillet cornbread in a cast iron skillet
Breads, Recipes

Cheesy Skillet Cornbread

Have you ever made Cheesy Skillet Cornbread with a layer of cheddar cheese inside? If not, you need to stop everything and whip up some right now. It’s truly amazing! I got this idea from my friend, Lisa, who makes the best cornbread I’ve ever tasted. Problem is, she’s never […]

banana bread with wooden spoons and sugar bowl on napkin
Breads, Recipes

Pistachio Cherry Banana Bread

You know the feeling…a craving that comes over you to create something magical from something downright pitiful. That’s exactly how I feel every time I see bananas turning brown. Gone is the fruit of their youth. They need resuscitation. Banana Bread to the rescue! I’ve often wondered how this idea […]

biscuits in a cast iron skillet
Breads, Brunch, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Cat Head Biscuits

My favorite blog post has to be about biscuits. Not just any fluffy piece of bread, mind you, but a great big piece of Appalachia called Cat Head Biscuits.  Now, don’t worry. There’s nothing even related to a cat in this creation. This biscuit got its name from the fact […]