While it’s not solely a Southern thing, few Southerners grew up without encountering the glory of chipped beef gravy. This is a breakfast staple in the South, because it’s so easy to make, and it’s quick, whatever you call it – creamed chipped beef, “Stew On a Shingle.”
We almost didn’t post this recipe. Making cornbread was such a simple, every day thing for Mama Peggy that she never thought about writing down a recipe. Who needs a recipe for cornbread? Well, some of us do! And here’s how you can make it like Mama Peggy did at home and at Peggy’s Restaurant.
One of the most requested recipes people have asked about is Mama Peggy’s recipe for ranch dressing. She always used the Hidden Valley Original Ranch mix to make her ranch dressing, but no one could quite figure out why hers was always so much better than what anyone else came up with. The secret to […]
A wonderful, refreshing veggie treat that’s virtually guilt free! Squares will be very moist. Awesome served with any meat, with a salad, soup, etc…..and I love them to have alone as a snack. If you’re not worried about carbs, you can eliminate the carbquik and use extra bread crumbs. I estimate each square has around […]
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 was “Running Towards Chocolate”. This recipe, which we’ve seen called “Santa’s Suicide” and “Slutty Brownies” is just the sort of dessert Mama Peggy would have […]
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 Butter Rice […]
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. And this […]
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 might not […]
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 reviews Homemade […]
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 chicken dishes. […]
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