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My favorites

Easy Pad Thai: Recipe Sunday

I was in college and my sister had just gotten back from a cruise with her girl scout troop. I don’t know where my sister got the recipe she tried, but I can understand why we were disappointed with the result
100th Post:  Shrimp & Grits

100th Post: Shrimp & Grits

I have to admit that I'm awfully curious about my reader base and if this blog has been valuable to you--maybe it is just providing me with a method "stress relief"

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

One of America's Favorites - T-Bone Steak. One of America's Favorites - Pickled Cucumber. One of America's Favorites - the Banana Split

Sour Cream Pound Cake #SundaySupper

Pepper with Lemon by Kwistins FavoritesCreamy Chicken Enchiladas by Home Cooking MemoriesSavory Slow-Cooked Pork Stew by Daddy Knows LessChicken Roasted with White Wine and Garlic by WebicureanShepherd’s Pie by Small Wallet Big AppetiteOne Skillet Pumpkin Lasagna by The Realistic NutritionistChicken “Pot Pie” by Diabetic FoodieGluten Free Cornish Pasty by Maroc MamaWarm Oven Baked Samosas Stuffed With Sweet Potato & Peas by Sue’s Nutrition BuzzCaramelized Onion-Challah Stuffing Muffins by Comfy CuisineComforting Mashed Potatoes by Momma’s MealsChunky Chili Beans by Mama Mommy MomRustic Cauliflower and Tomato Gratin by The Wimpy Vegetarian Basmati Rice with Saffron by Family SpiceFeijoada ~ Portuguese Bean Stew by Family FoodieComfort Food | DessertsBiscuits and Chocolate Gravy by Juanita’s CocinaChocolate Fudge Brownie Ice Cream by Cravings of a LunaticChocolate Layer Cake by Magnolia DaysCinnamon Rice Pudding by Vintage Kitchen NotesSmores Hot Cocoa by Chocolate MooseySweet Red Bean Pie by What Smells So GoodPistachio Cake Cookies by The Cookie A Day ChallengeGluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake by No One Likes Crumbly CookiesDark Chocolate Caramel Brownies by Daily Dish RecipesNutella Shortbread Bars by Baker StreetPairing Wine with Sunday Supper Comfort Food Favorites
easter blondies anyone?

easter blondies anyone?

I added all my favourite stuff … like white chocolate (you can give me white chocolate anyday and anytime – just LOVE it) + pistachio nuts + because I am in an Easter mood I added some marshmallow Easter eggs
Ambrosia Salad {A Southern Staple}

Ambrosia Salad {A Southern Staple}

A few of myfavorites are Strawberry Jell-O Salad, Lime Congealed Salad, Dreamsicle Salad, Ambrosia and my favorite Easy Fruit Salad
Garlic Cheese Biscuits

Garlic Cheese Biscuits

 It was a good opportunity for me to try out what I thought I wanted to do for the rest of my life before going to a more pristine college
Black and White Brownies

Black and White Brownies

Beat at medium speed until creamy. and then beat at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 2 tablespoons sour cream to the mixture and beat until creamy
Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies

Anywho, if you already saw this little collage, which I posted on my Facebook page on Christmas, I'm sure your mouth has just been watering for that mysteriously minty mixture in the top left corner
Ambrosia Cookies, a Southern Tradition

Ambrosia Cookies, a Southern Tradition

And just like the Ambrosia many Southerners know and enjoy in salad form, it is no myth that these cookies are so prized by generations of good cooks for a reason
"Sex in the Mouth" for Dessert.

"Sex in the Mouth" for Dessert.

  My latest cheesecake recipe is one such sweet dish.   Normally I stick to my two favorite cheesecakes, "Mint Chocolate" or "Toffee Shortbread", but I had several bags of white chocolate chips leftover from cookie making and felt inspired
Ultimate Oatmeal Cookies

Ultimate Oatmeal Cookies

Joined to the hip, maybe not TOH- TAH-LEE, I suffice to say I will miss my kiddies. Thus comes my confession, I'm not too fond of them

Seafood Mac n Cheese

'Seafood Mac n Cheese'. Source. Adapted from Martha Stewart. Ingredients. Salt and ground pepper. 1 pound elbow macaroni
Father's Day Celebrations

Father's Day Celebrations

So to add to the celebration, I offer three of myfavorites. As my younger son, Michael, reminds me, they are my sons so of course they are good cooks

Fried Crab Sticks

Heat vegetable oil to 350 degrees. Unwrap crabsticks and line them on foil or a plate. Whisk together eggs and milk to create egg wash
Crab-Stuffed Deviled Eggs

Crab-Stuffed Deviled Eggs

Cut eggs lengthwise in half. Scoop out yolks. Place yolks from 4 eggs in medium bowl (reserve remaining yolks for another use)
Strawberry-Rhubarb Pudding Cake

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pudding Cake

Bake in the middle of the oven until a wooden pick inserted into center of cake portion comes out clean (I just press the top with my fingertip and take it out when it feels springy), 25 to 30 minutes