Cook The Cover With Me! November 2011 Southern Living


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Ma-maw’s Salmon Patties ~From Marla


From time to time I send out a call for submissions to email subscribers so that they can share their heritage recipes and stories with us. I sent out one a few months back and got so many wonderful submissions! I can’t wait to share them all with you and I may send out one for holiday recipes soon, too (if time permits)! Today’s Guest Kitchen recipe and story is from Marla and I know you’ll enjoy ... Continue Reading

14 Favorite Soup and Stew Recipes


I returned from Houston last night just in time to sit down to supper with my family! It isn't really fall there (yet!) but it sure is here in Bama, so I thought I'd share some of my favorite soup and stew recipes with you today. If you're on Facebook, I sure would appreciate it if you'd click that little "like" button above! If you're an email subscriber and received this in your inbox, please ... Continue Reading

Crispy Breaded Pork Chops with Milk Gravy (and MeMe’s Mashed Potatoes!)


Goodness gracious alive, am I ever blessed. As I write this, I have a small suitcase open and waiting for a quick trip to Texas to appear on Great Day Houston. I'll fly in, do a live tv show (I have so much fun doing tv I feel guilty about it) and then fly back to the great state of Alabama. My kids won't hardly know I was gone! Don't forget that I'll be on Paula Deen's Best dishes November 5th ... Continue Reading

Harvest Stuffed Cinnamon Rolls


Be sure you tune in to Paula Deen's Best Dishes on November 5th to see me if you can! Click here to visit the event section on the Southern Plate Family Facebook Page , check out some exclusive photos from the filming, and RSVP (please) if you plan on tuning in! I'll also be on Great Day Houston live next Tuesday morning (Oct 25) if you're in the Houston, Texas viewing area! Today is my ... Continue Reading

Potato Chip Cookies


I'm excited to have a guest in our kitchen today on Please welcome Tricia from Hodge Podge Mom as she shares her grandmother's recipe for potato chip cookies! I can't wait to make these - Thank you so much Tricia! Gratefully, Christy Hey Everyone! Thank you for letting me visit with you here on Southern Plate today. I grew up on potato chip cookies. Didn't realize ... Continue Reading

The Meals I Crave Most When I’m Away From Home

chicken fried

I have a little bit of travel coming up over the next two weeks for Southern Living. I'll be doing television appearances in Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX. The Atlanta segment will be filmed this week and air this Saturday during the 9:00 AM hour on WXIA and then I'll be live on Great Day Houston during the 9:00 hour on October 25th. I'm so looking forward both of these and hope you'll be able to ... Continue Reading

These Are My Glasses – Story Time Video

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Today, instead of reading a book, I thought we could sing a song about reading book! This is a great song my Laurie Berkner and I know you'll love it. So get out your glasses! Check out all of my Story Time Videos below!  The Little Red Hen Click, Clack, Moo! Cows That Type Bark, George YES DAY! Giraffes Can’t Dance Pete The Cat Kiss Good ... Continue Reading

The Little Red Hen – Story time Video


Today I'm going to be reading you a story that my Mama read to me when I was a little girl! I hope you enjoy it! Be sure and have your Mama, Daddy, Grandmama, Grandaddy, Aunt, or Uncle to leave me a comment below and tell me how you liked it. When you're done, check out some of my other story time videos! Gratefully, Christy The Little Red Hen ***** Listen to more of my favorite ... Continue Reading

Uptown Beef Patties with Ketchup Gravy


It always makes me happy when I can bring you another ground beef recipe because I know a lot of families rely on Ground beef as a staple on their dinner table - mine certainly does! What makes you happy? I think for most of us, it takes a lot less than we realize. A sunny day, the smell of daffodils or cinnamon or apples. We find tiny little happy moments all day long and all it takes is just ... Continue Reading