Back To School Resolutions *Nook E-Reader Giveaway*


Thank you to everyone who entered! You're such an important part of Southern Plate (it wouldn't exist without you!) and I really appreciate your support. drew a number and JoeyfromSC is the winner of this great prize package. Stay tuned for more great giveaways and be sure you visit as often as you can because I love seeing you here on our little front ... Continue Reading

Mexican Chicken Casserole


Hey Everyone! I hope you enjoyed all of the great apple recipes on Southern Plate last week! I'm working on getting ready for the Southern Living Taste Of Charleston Food and Wine Festival next week and also in the planning stages on my Holiday Cooking Show so today my friend (and adopted brother) Stacey Little is doing a guest post that I know you'll enjoy. You'll also see why he is my adopted ... Continue Reading

Mama and Grandmama Make Apple Dumplings


I am so excited that this is apple week for Southern Plate. The weather has turned cooler here and brought with it thoughts of beef stew and apple dumplings. Of course, I love apples cooked any way, Apple Dapple cake, fried apples, apple pie and these apple dumplings. Tonight I made a big pot of beef stew , a skillet of cornbread and a large casserole full of apple dumplings. Christy wanted me ... Continue Reading

Christy Jordan Named Editor At Large For Southern Living Magazine


Dear Family, I'm excited to share my big news with you today and hope you'll be as excited as I am. This doesn't change anything with regards to, but we will probably end up setting a few more places at our table! Gratefully, Christy Click Here For Official Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011   POPULAR FOOD BLOGGER CHRISTY JORDAN ... Continue Reading

Christy Jordan’s Holiday Cooking Show *Win Tickets*


Help us spread the word! Click the "Like" Button above if you're on FB. Thanks!  Get your tickets now by clicking here Everyone who purchases their tickets by October 1st will be entered to win one of ten VIP passes to the Southern Plate lunch on November 10th.   Join us at the   Marriot Conference Center   Muscle Shoals, Alabama   November 10th, ... Continue Reading

Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Baked Apples


If you're on Facebook, please click the "Like" button above. Thanks! Today begins Apple Week on! I have over THIRTY apple recipes to share with you this week so be sure and Subscribe by email  so you don't miss a single recipe! My Grandma Lucy just loves baked apples. of course we all do but they have always been such a treat for her. Growing up, it was a rare occasion to ... Continue Reading

Our Day at Veggie Tales (Giveaway – 10 Winners)


This giveaway is now closed but please scroll down and enjoy the post! Thank you to everyone who entered and shared it! Here are the winner's names: (When only a first name is given, I have included a partial email to help identify) Lucy (acookandherbooks) Amy Boney Lynda (mamato5) Nancy Mosley Amber Gray Mary Sorg Brandon Marley Hillary Tharpe From the bonus entries who entered here ... Continue Reading

Southern Living’s Quick Fix Sloppy Joes (and my Wardrobe Malfunction)

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If you're on FB, please click the like button above, thanks! I don't know what it was about the day I filmed this but we were all feeling a little silly. The studio just had humor in the air and as you watch this video you can see that I'm trying not to laugh! I have made a lot of fantastic recipes in this Quick Fix Supper series but I gotta tell ya, I'm a simple gal and these Sloppy Joes are one ... Continue Reading

Peanut Butter No Bake Cookie Bites


If you're on Facebook and could click that little "like" button up there I'd sure appreciate it! The chocolate version of this recipe can be found by clicking here. Today I'm going to attempt to keep this blog post short and sweet. Well, the recipe makes it sweet but the only way we're gonna make it short is if I'm not quite so chatty. Yeah....good luck with that one. But I have pies to ... Continue Reading

My Little Cabin ~Family Adventure Weekend~


If you are on Facebook, please click the "Like" button above. Thanks! Family Adventure Days began when my husband and I realized that while we were all together at home on the weekends, we weren’t actually tuning into each other as a family. With the temptations of video games, tv, and the internet at home, we decided to set aside one day each weekend that we are able to leave the house and get ... Continue Reading