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Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Wonderful Cheese Straws {Giveaway} {Giveaway Closed}

My dear cousin Lillian Carson makes the most delicious cheese straws.  Lillian is as charmingly southern as they come and is a true Mississippi lady.  I am lucky to be related to her… Continue reading

Zucchini Lasagna

This recipe at Skinnytaste inspired me to make Zucchini Lasagna last night.  It was delicious! I promise you won’t miss the pasta and this dish will be very filling.  You could leave out the… Continue reading

Get You Married Spinach-Artichoke Dip

So there is nothing novel about a hot spinach and artichoke dip but I swear I’ve made this one over and over for years and people always love it at parties. When I… Continue reading

Godmother’s Cheesecake and Happy Birthday Meriwether!

Like Sleeping Beauty, I have a (fairy) godmother named Meriwether (Aurora’s is spelled Merryweather.)  Meriwether met my mom and dad when my parents were in college and her husband was working for Duke.… Continue reading

Mixed Berry Graham Cracker Crumble

My sister, Cameron, is the cobbler/crumble queen and I hope she will follow this post with her recipes.  We may have to wait until the Spring when the blueberry bushes explode and she… Continue reading

Jalapeño Cornbread

We ate a lot of cornbread growing up and it is one of those foods that I never make the same way twice.  I love to add in jalapenos, corn, cheese, butter, sugar,… Continue reading

Garlic Lemon Mahi and Broccoli in a Dijon Vinaigrette

Continuing my 2013 seafood kick, this is an easy dinner recipe that you can probably throw together from ingredients you already have (just pick up some Mahi!) This recipe was inspired by a… Continue reading

Easiest Chocolate Cake

I don’t know how many times I’ve made this cake in my life but if it isn’t in the hundreds it is close.  The best thing about this recipe is that it is… Continue reading

Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Chicken

On Sunday night we took dinner to some friends who just had their second baby.  It was an excuse to get to hold a sweet, sleeping baby (and then hand her back) and… Continue reading

Warm Tuna Nicoise

I really like the Mario Testino photo shoot of Gwyneth Paltrow for Vogue that celebrated the release of her first cookbook, “My Father’s Daughter.” I’m sure I look just like that in my… Continue reading