Nothing says Southern cooking like a Pecan Pie, except maybe Pecan Pie with a bit of bourbon. This Tennessee Bourbon Pecan Pie combines some of the best elements of southern cooking into a rich and silky smooth pie you will be ask to make every single holiday. Difficulty: Easy * Preparation Time: 15 Min * […]
Serve Breaded Eggplant on pasta, as a base for Tuscan Baked Eggplant Parmesan, or as a fabulous appetizer along with a warm marina dipping sauce.
Valentine’s Day is almost here. To help you celebrate the holiday of love, we have some beautifully creative ideas from Wilton cakes. PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Wilton WRITTEN BY: Southern Guide to Life Hearts Abound Checkerboard Cake If you enjoy making cakes, few tools are as versatile at creating ‘one of a kind’ cakes as the Checkerboard […]
Combine the richness of brown sugar with the decadence of chocolate and you get desert that is perfectly crisp on the edges and lusciously moist and gooey on the inside. Difficulty: Easy * Preparation Time: 10 Min * Cook Time: 25-35 Min * Makes: (1) 6″ pie Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 […]
This delecable treat will satisfy any chocolate lovers craving. A silky smooth chocolate center is sandwiched between fresh whipping cream that’s been dusted with cocoa, and a buttery graham cracker crust. No one will believe this Old Fashioned Hershey Chocolate Pie was so easy to make. Difficulty: Easy * Preparation Time: 15 Min * Cook […]
It may not feel like Fall in every part of the country, but for many of us, a chill has begun to creep into the night air, and the leaves are beginning to paint a vibrant tapestry of Autumn glory. As we break out the chili recipes and begin to think about the fall holidays, […]
Melissa Mondragon, owner of No. 2 Pencil, Cook, Bake, and Create, shows us how to make this simple and delicious glazed ham that will be perfect for your Easter table. RECIPE AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY: NO. 2 PENCIL Ingredients Ham: 7.5 pound unsliced, bone-in ham 1 cup of water For the Glaze: 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar 1/2 […]
Who doesn’t like delicious gourmet store pastries? Now, Bree, owner of Baked Bree, shows us how to make Pecan Sticky Buns that are so delicious and mouth-watering your friends will never believe that you made them at home. RECIPE AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY: BAKED BREE Bree is a busy military wife and mother of three, but that […]
Lauren Brennan, owner of Lauren’s Latest, shows us how to make easy and delicious desert bars that are perfect for an after school treat, but decadent enough for any dinner party. RECIPE AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY: LAUREN’S LATEST Difficulty: Easy * Prep. Time: 25 Min * Cook Time: 5 Min * Servings: 24 Squares Ingredients 2 1/2 sleeves […]
These brownies are the perfect combination of crunchy and gooey. To make your work week meals even easier, the dry ingredients can be prepared months in advance and stored in a ziplock bag, either in your shelf or in your freezer. When you are ready to make brownies, simply pour into a bowl and add […]
You don’t have to serve Mexican food to enjoy these delicious fried tortillas dredged in cinnamon sugar. They make a perfect ending to any meal…or an indulgent midnight snack. Serve them with a hot fudge sundae for a desert your friends and family will be asking for time and again.
QUESTION: Can I substitute dried herbs in a recipe that calls for fresh herbs? What ratio? ANSWER: The simple answer is yes, fresh and dried herbs can be substituted for each other in most recipes. Because dried herbs have a more intense flavor substitute them at a 1 to 3 ratio (example: If a recipe […]