Jen Hauler’s Pizza Casserole


"Wonder what I'm going to fix for supper?" That is a question we all ask on a regular basis and I'm certainly not immune to it. I found myself out running errands last week and planned on stopping off at the grocery store on my way home once I had figured out what I was in the mood to cook. You see, I'm not a menu planner. I've done that before and it was all good and well, I used to even do the ... Continue Reading

Read Across America Week! Free Printables for CUTE Cupcakes


This is National Read Across America Week and if you have young kids they'll be celebrating with fun reading activities in school all week long. Big Birthday wishes go to Dr. Seuss who would have been 107 on Wednesday of this week and in honor of his books, here are some fun activities for you and yours! Put a Wocket in everyone's pocket! I LOVE making my little wockets. My husband drew ... Continue Reading

Pufky’s Hot Milk Cake – Guest Kitchens


I dearly love getting to hear about your treasured recipes and the wonderful people who made them for you. A few months back I sent out a call for submissions to Southern Plate subscribers with a special email address to submit these to. I’m not currently taking submissions but will send out another call to subscribers when I open it up again (I have so many I want to share already). Today Susan ... Continue Reading

Southern Plate Digest 2-25-2011


Have you missed a recipe? Subscribe by email and get an email from me each time I post something new! :) Our Southern Plate family is very active on the facebook page and I love getting to hear what you are up to (I also love hearing about it on so please leave a comment if you have time!). Earlier this week I asked what Southern Plate recipes you've been cooking up and ... Continue Reading

Super Easy King Cake (WOW GOOD!)

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If you would like to subscribe by email & never miss a single recipe, please click here. Subscriptions are free and no one will ever have access to your email address but me. You can also join us on Facebook if you like - I love getting to visit with you! Alright folks, it's confession time here at Southern Plate. You see that King Cake up there? Well that was the first time in my entire ... Continue Reading

Last Chance for Free Slow Cooker E-Book


To celebrate 18K members on our Facebook Page and to thank all of my Facebook and Email Subscribers, I'm offering the free Slow Cooker Ebook again for a limited time! The free slow cooker e-book on this post is available for a limited time only. Please download before February 23, 2011. If you are viewing this post after February 23rd, please visit for over 400 recipes with ... Continue Reading

Mama’s Strawberry Cobbler


Yesterday Mama called me and asked if I had put her Strawberry Cobbler recipe on Southern Plate yet. My immediate response was "No, but I reckon that means you need to take pictures and write up a post for me!". She had this in my inbox before she went to bed last night. Anyone who has read my book or knows anything at all about me, knows all about my Mama. She is who I have always wanted to be ... Continue Reading

BIG Mixer Giveaway – 10 Winners!


Please join me in congratulating the following members of the Southern Plate Family who were chosen at random* as winners in our big mixer giveaway! All winners will be emailed shortly with instructions on how to get your prize. THANK YOU SO MUCH! Gratefully,Christy I have included a partial email on some people to make it easier to know who the winners are. If you think you are a winner ... Continue Reading

Lemon Blossoms


I want to thank Teresa Clifton for her kindness and for inspiring today's post. She is one of the many positive people who have come into my life thanks to Southern Plate. You know the expression, when life gives you lemons make lemonade? Well, we all do that, every day. Each day we’re handed a basket of lemons and each day we go to our little lemonade stands and set up shop. Folks come by ... Continue Reading