Here’s a treat that needs no explanation. If you’ve never had one, you have to try it. Regular Rice Krispie treats are good, but peanut butter Rice Krispie treats are divine! A quick an easy treat you can make when the kids are home for the weekends. Or keep them for yourself! Peanut [...]
One of the last conversations we had with Mama Peggy was when she called to tell us she’d filled out a survey online and found out that her Indian name ...
An old family recipe from the kitchen of Mama Peggy, found on a notepad in a box filled with some of her favorite recipes. Mama Peggy’s was renowned for many of the ...
This is Mama Peggy’s gravy recipe as served up at Peggy’s Restaurant in Kings Mountain, North Carolina for almost 30 years. We always eat it by crumbling up some fresh ...
You see a lot of recipes for chicken salad on the Internet, but the images that go with ‘em all look like they’ve been made by some chef at a fancy restaurant in New York City. The one thing Southern cooks know to do to make great food is to keep it simple. [...]
There are countless ways to cook chicken. Some are quick and easy, but they almost always make chicken that’s too dry. Here’s a great way to make chicken in your crock-pot that’s delicious, moist and flavorful! Sure, if your preferred method of cooking food is to pop a frozen entree into the microwave, this [...]
Store-bought vanilla pudding, whether in a mix or pre-made, just can’t hold a candle to real, homemade vanilla pudding. What wonderful memories one must have if they remember their mother or grandmother making fresh, homemade vanilla pudding in the kitchen. A yummy treat that will never go out of style! 5.0 from 1 [...]
This is a simple chicken gravy which goes great over dressing, turkey or chicken. Sometimes simplest is best, and that just might be the case here, as flour and water combine with pan drippings from roast chicken to make a basic gravy. Rich, classic pan gravy adds the perfect finishing touch to many [...]
A wonderful, homemade eggnog. This puts store-bought eggnog to shame, and it’s more than worth the extra effort! Begin 2 hours ahead of time, or early in the day. You can also make the preliminary mixture the night before if you like. If you’ve never had genuine, home-made eggnog, you don’t know what you’re [...]
Here is a perfect example of something old that has become new again. If you’ve ever had Divinity, you’ve had something similar to Sea Foam candy. They’re similar, but Sea Foam is lighter. Sea Foam Candy Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Candy Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins [...]
Southern Living calls pimento cheese “the Pâté of The South”. Pimento cheese is such a big part of Southern culture that most Southerners are shocked to learn that folks in other parts of the country have never heard of it. Southern Style Home-Made Pimento Cheese Author: Peggy Chaney Recipe type: Spreads Cuisine: [...]
Here’s a recipe that any old-time Southern cook has to have in her collection. This is a black walnut pound cake recipe like our grandmothers used to make, and is at least 100 years old. You can serve this cake with our without an icing, but it’s amazing by itself. Nothing beats a [...]
This is a dressing we made up one weekend when we were out of our regular dressing and used what we had on-hand. Much to our surprise, it turned out well, and we’ve been using it ever since. It compliments a surprising number of foods very well, from chicken to beef to a [...]
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