April Archives 2008-2015

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  Good Morning! Here is a list I pulled together of all of my posts from past months of April on SouthernPlate.com, in one convenient place for you should anyone want to catch up or see what they might have missed. I’m planning on doing this with each month as it arrives throughout the year so stay tuned and make sure you subscribe by email to avoid missing anything. Meanwhile, If you’re ... Continue Reading

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Aunt Charlotte’s Frito Bean Salad

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Aunt Charlotte's Frito Bean Salad

There are three things I value the most in my friends: Kindness, Wisdom, and a Sense of Humor. So anytime I invite a friend here to visit with us on SouthernPlate, you can bet they're gonna have all three. This makes for a joyful visit! Today, my friend AKA Jane Random is here with us to share a recipe. While she is kind and wise, her sense of humor always shines through brightly and I know y'all ... Continue Reading

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Slow Cooker One Pot Chicken Dinner!

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Slow Cooker One Pot Chicken Dinner: Delicious one pot crock pot meal!

As I enter the home stretch on my third book, I've asked my friend, Cris, if she would be a guest on Southern Plate. Y'all, this is one of the sweetest, cutest, ladies you could ever hope to meet. On top of that, she inspires me with her kindness and wisdom and it is a joy to be able to call her friend. I know you'll enjoy getting to visit with her as much as I do! Gratefully, Christy I am just ... Continue Reading

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All Star Cornbread Recipe Potluck!

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Congratulations to Panda J! Her comment was chosen at random to win this great set! Thank you to everyone who entered and look for more giveaways in the future (thanks to you!)  I'm thrilled to be a judge again at this year's National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburgh, Tennessee! I hope you'll join us April 25-26th for lots of fun, vendors, food, and more! This is one of the best ... Continue Reading

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How To Make Squash Relish & Joining A Food Co-op

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This past week I picked up my first food co-op basket. I found a co-op local to me where folks place their orders each week online. The basket contains about 50% fruit and 50% veggies, all fresh produce, for a price of $20 (each co-op is different in pricing and content). On the day of pickup, you show up with a basket and stand in line, mark your name off  a list, and are then handed a big basket ... Continue Reading

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My Top 10 Must Do Items for Alabama Beaches #VisitALbeaches

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One could say I am biased since I have lived in Alabama all my life, but having visited beaches from the east to the west coast of our country as well as one or two in the Caribbean while on mission trips, I can honestly say that my favorite beaches of all are right here in my home state, the sugar white sands of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama. Both of these towns (literally, next door ... Continue Reading

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The BEST German Potato Salad

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Y'all, I'm not kidding with the title up there. If you love German Potato Salad as much as I do, the first bite of this will bring tears of joy to your eyes. I found the recipe in one of my grandmama's old cookbooks that I inherited after she started taking her suppers at the big kids table with Jesus and tweaked a little bit to come up with German Potato salad heaven. And even the naysayers were ... Continue Reading

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Carrot Cake Recipe from Southern Cakes!

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Carrot Cake from Taste Of The South

Today I'm thrilled to share with you a recipe from my dear friends at Taste of The South Magazine. I've had the joy of working with them as contributing editor for the past few years and my relationship with them has always been a pleasure. As my grandmother would say "Theys just good people." The recipe I am sharing today is from the special Southern Cakes issue of the magazine, available on ... Continue Reading

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March Archives 2008-1015

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Good Morning! Here is a list I pulled together of all of my posts from past years of March on SouthernPlate.com, in one convenient place for you should anyone want to catch up or see what they might have missed. I’m planning on doing this with each month as it arrives throughout the year so stay tuned and make sure you subscribe by email to avoid missing anything. Meanwhile, If you’re hankering ... Continue Reading

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