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Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Savory Gravy
13 Nov

Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Savory Gravy

Embark on a culinary journey with this classic recipe that unites the comforting textures of creamy mashed potatoes with the savory richness of homemade gravy. Join me as we explore the art of creating a delightful side dish that adds a touch of elegance to any of my other recipes.

Slow-Roasted Pot Roast with Rich Gravy
13 Nov

Slow-Roasted Pot Roast with Rich Gravy

As the aroma of slow-roasting beef wafts through the kitchen, memories of family gatherings and comforting Sunday dinners come flooding back. There's something undeniably special about a perfectly prepared pot roast—the way it transforms simple ingredients into a symphony of flavors and textures that dance on the taste buds. In

Your Next Holiday Potato Salad
13 Nov

Your Next Holiday Potato Salad

Soulful Southern-Style Potato Salad: A Flavorful Feast for All Today, we embark on a culinary journey to create a mouthwatering Southern-style potato salad that's sure to elevate your taste buds. With a few simple ingredients and a touch of creativity, we'll delve into the art of making a potato salad

Cornbread Dressing with Roasted Chicken and Andouille Sausage for Your Holiday Feast
11 Nov

Cornbread Dressing with Roasted Chicken and Andouille Sausage for Your Holiday Feast

As the holiday season approaches, there's a culinary masterpiece waiting to take center stage on your festive table – our Cornbread Dressing with Roasted Chicken and Andouille Sausage. Imagine the savory aroma wafting through your kitchen, tantalizing taste buds and evoking memories of shared meals and joyous gatherings. In this

Perfecting Thanksgiving: The Ultimate Traditional Cranberry Sauce Recipe
11 Nov

Perfecting Thanksgiving: The Ultimate Traditional Cranberry Sauce Recipe

As the holiday season approaches, we all know that one dish holds a special place on the Thanksgiving table – the cranberry sauce. This humble condiment has the power to elevate the entire meal, adding a burst of tartness and sweetness that complements the savory dishes. If you're tired of

Southern Baked Pineapple and Honey Glazed Ham
11 Nov

Southern Baked Pineapple and Honey Glazed Ham

Hey there, folks! I'm thrilled to share my tried-and-true recipe for Southern Baked Ham with Pineapple Honey Glaze. It's incredibly easy to make and the flavors are mouthwatering. So, let's dive right in. Ingredients: 10-12 lb fully cooked Ham 20 oz canned Pineapple Slices (with pineapple juice) 1/4 cup Honey

Gumbo Collard Greens with Shrimp Recipe
10 Nov

Gumbo Collard Greens with Shrimp Recipe

As the holiday season approaches, it's time to elevate your culinary game and impress your guests with a dish that goes beyond the ordinary. Our Gumbo Collard Greens with Shrimp recipe is a symphony of flavors that will steal the show at your Thanksgiving or holiday table. Imagine tender assorted

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy
09 Nov

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

The Ultimate Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy: A Flavorful Symphony for Your Holiday Table Hey there, food enthusiasts! If you're like me, you believe that the secret to a truly epic holiday meal is the perfect gravy. That luscious, savory sauce that ties everything together and elevates your turkey, mashed potatoes, and

Rum Cake
09 Nov

Rum Cake

Today, we're stepping out of the backyard and into the kitchen to create a dessert masterpiece: Rum Cake. Inspired by the one and only AB, this recipe promises a symphony of flavors, blending the richness of pecans, the sweetness of vanilla, and a touch of rum magic. So, tie on

Bacon Mac and Cheese Recipe
08 Nov

Bacon Mac and Cheese Recipe

The holidays are all about celebrating with your loved ones and indulging in delicious comfort food. When it comes to satisfying your cravings and impressing your guests, nothing quite beats a heaping plate of Bacon Mac and Cheese. It's the perfect side dish that combines the creamy goodness of macaroni

The Best Southern Fried Chicken Recipe
07 Nov

The Best Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Title: The Ultimate Southern Fried Chicken Recipe: Soul Food Sunday Special Introduction Welcome back to another FIRE recipe! Today, I'm excited to share with you a classic, tried-and-true recipe for Southern Fried Chicken. We're keeping it down to the basics, and we're going to prepare this mouthwatering dish in a

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Dressing Recipe
07 Nov

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Dressing Recipe

As the leaves turn to brilliant hues of red and orange, and there's a chill in the air, we know that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It's the season for gratitude, gathering with loved ones, and savoring a feast that warms the heart and delights the taste buds. And

Southern Cornbread recipe
03 Nov

Southern Cornbread recipe

Southern Cornbread: A Comforting Classic for All Occasions Cornbread holds a special place in the hearts and kitchens of the American South. This beloved staple is a versatile and comforting addition to any meal. In this blog, we'll walk you through a classic Southern Cornbread recipe and share tips, tricks,

Amaretto Eggnog Cocktail
03 Nov

Amaretto Eggnog Cocktail

The holiday season is synonymous with indulging in delightful flavors, and what better way to celebrate than with a tantalizing Amaretto Eggnog Cocktail? This rich and creamy beverage encapsulates the essence of Thanksgiving and Christmas, making it the perfect drink to share with loved ones. Whether you're gathering around the

Southern Candied Yams
02 Nov

Southern Candied Yams

As the holiday season approaches, there's a culinary symphony in the air. The inviting aroma of warm spices and roasting dishes fills our homes, creating an atmosphere of comfort and togetherness. One dish that often takes center stage during Thanksgiving and other festive gatherings is the beloved Southern Candied Yams.

Gumbo Style Collard Greens
01 Nov

Gumbo Style Collard Greens

Experience the soulful delight of Gumbo Style Collard Greens. Our step-by-step recipe reveals the secret to crafting the perfect pot liquor and achieving tender greens. Delight in the comforting flavors of the South with our expert tips. Southern cooking speaks to the soul, and today, we're bringing you a classic

Honey Glazed Ham
26 Oct

Honey Glazed Ham

Imagine a glorious holiday spread – a beautifully glazed ham taking center stage, its glistening surface promising sweet, savory, and tender bites that melt in your mouth. The secret to this masterpiece isn't as elusive as you might think, and we're here to unveil the recipe that will make your

Best Peach Cobbler Ever!
24 Oct

Best Peach Cobbler Ever!

Welcome to Smokin and Grillin wit A.B's, best Peach Cobbler Ever, folks! Today, we're diving headfirst into a sweet and scrumptious journey that'll have your taste buds dancing - homemade peach cobbler. Yep, it's your boy A.B., and you know I'm all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. We're

Sweet Potato Pie
10 Oct

Sweet Potato Pie

The holiday season is upon us, and it's the perfect time to celebrate traditions both old and new. One tradition that never goes out of style is the luscious, comforting, and utterly satisfying Sweet Potato Pie. This timeless dessert has been gracing Thanksgiving and holiday tables for generations, filling homes

Turkey Brine Recipe
15 Jan

Turkey Brine Recipe

This is a easy to follow recipe to show you how to make a Turkey Brine. I'll also show you just how juicy the Turkey is and to compare it to injecting. So if you've never done any Turkey Brining before, please give this method a try!

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