Southern Summer Nights: The Appetizer Course Day 4 – Spicy Chipotle Tomato-Bacon Jam on Homemade Crackers

   Thanks so much for coming to our Southern Summer Nights #virtual #dinner #party.  I’m really glad you came.  Have you entered the giveaway sponsored by Microplane and Argenta Market? 

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ThanksBlogging 2012–Do You Remember Succotash?

Poor succotash.  It’s so underrated.  It deserves better notoriety. I mean, how many times have you seen a casserole of succotash gracing the cover of Martha Stewart Living?  Or even

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Watermelon, Tomato and Feta Salad

We love this salad with its unusual ingredient mix of watermelon, tomato, feta and herbs.  Any time I serve it to guests, it is always a big hit as well. 

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Heirloom Tomato Tart

  Once upon a time, before groundhogs, I grew these.       It seems as though I wait all year on fresh summer tomatoes, and when they arrive, I

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SAFETY ZONE’S SPAGHETTI SALAD

School starts for me on Monday, and I will have a period of adjustment just like the students do.  That includes, of course, settling back into a meal time routine. 

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CROCK POT WEDNESDAYS – Temptation Boutique and Brazilian Black Bean Soup and Blue Corn Bread Sticks

                        I hope by now that you are really tempted to give Crock Pot Wednesdays a try.  Our second

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KITCHEN BASICS – Pink and More Tomatoes

The secret of Life? The secret’s in the sauce.  Tomato sauce, that is. It’s PINK SATURDAY with Beverly, and I am offering up these great pink tomato varieties and some

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Debbie and Gary’s Heirloom Tomato Pie

 Crock Pot Wednesday is coming August 5,  Come back soon for the details.              Don’t these look delicious?   The very first garden Hubby and

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KITCHEN BASICS with Basil Pesto and Chicken with Tomatoes and Pesto

  Basil was probably one of the first herbs that I began to grow years ago, specifically Genovese Basil.  It’s certainly one of those herbs that anyone can grow –

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A SOUTHERN BELLE PRIMER REVIEW and Fried Green Tomato Stacks

    In 1991 Marlyn Schwartz published this cutie entitled A Southern Belle Primer or Why Princess Margaret Will Never Be a Kappa Kappa Gamma. Naturally, I dashed out to

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