Easy Orange Rolls

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Do you have those moments in your life that, no matter if they happened twenty, thirty, or fifty years ago, they can be called upon at a moment's notice and replayed in your mind as if they were only yesterday? Last week while I was filming on the set of Beat The Chefs, I had one of those moments when I walked outside of the studio and looked up at the moon. I was on the tail end of a two week ... Continue Reading

Christy Jordan Cast As Judge on Beat The Chefs

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FINALLY I can tell you! Check out the press release below for my big news. I'm out in Los Angeles filming a WONDERFUL new series that is exciting, heartwarming, and entertaining from start to finish. It debuts August 23rd on GSN and I can't wait for you to see it! Press release, details, and some random pics from the set below :)    GSN ANNOUNCES CAST FOR “BEAT THE CHEFS,” NEW ORIGINAL ... Continue Reading

Cornbread Salad

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There are so many wonderful recipes around this world and I'm blessed to have tried just a handful of them. I was raised on good Southern cooking. We grew things in our garden and cooked them up just right to lay out on a table with vegetables galore, meats, and hot cornbread or biscuits, fresh from the oven. When I was younger, once a year we'd all gather for a feast so big it would make kings ... Continue Reading

Big News and Big Giveaways!

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I'll be choosing three winners each day this whole week! The great prizes are below. To enter, just leave a comment on this post! You can enter once each day! Southern Plate just turned 4 and we're expanding!  Introducing: Southern Plate Suppers My column and complete dinner menu of exclusive recipes in each issue of Taste of the South magazine!   I'm thrilled to announce that I am ... Continue Reading

Pineapple Cobbler

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This post is very chatty today, if you'd like just the recipe minus the harrowing tales of television appearances that will always haunt me and the innovative methods I use to embarrass my children, just scroll down to the recipe part at the bottom :) Sometimes you need to get away. Sometimes you really don't have the time or budget for a big get away but that doesn't change the fact that you ... Continue Reading