Big Batch Brownies

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*NEW* Big Batch Brownies - Fudgey and deeply chocolate, these brownies pay homemage to cafeteria ladies in days of old and make plenty to share!

Hey! If you're new here, welcome! You're a grand addition to the Southern Plate family. Browse around, put your feet up, and make yourself at home. I enjoy visiting with folks in my posts but if that isn't your thing (or you're just too busy today), just scroll to the bottom for the recipe and we hope you'll come sit a spell when time allows. Have a great day!  This is the recipe I use when I ... Continue Reading

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How I make my Sugar Free Pumpkin Spice Latte at home

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How to make a sugar free pumpkin spice latte at home!

Over the past few years the pumpkin spice craze has swept the nation. I'm not one for flavored coffees but I make an exception when it's pumpkin spice - because it's just that good! But if you go to a coffee shop you can easily pay over $5 for a single drink, which is craziness in my book. Add to that the fact that my local Starbucks doesn't carry Pumpkin Spice Lattes in sugar free and I have ... Continue Reading

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Stuffed Cinnamon Toast Sticks & Brady’s Story ~ Freezer Recipe~

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Stuffed Cinnamon Toast Sticks

Today I'm bringing you another great freezer recipe that you can make ahead of time and pop in the oven on a busy morning or for a quick bite size dessert after supper. These Stuffed Cinnamon Toast Sticks are everything that's good in cinnamon toast combined with a cream cheese filling. Once they're waiting in your freezer, the only work left to do is put them on a pan and bake for a few minutes ... Continue Reading

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30 Recipes for Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts *BEST OF THE WEB!*

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*30* Recipes for Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts! BEST OF THE WEB

Just in time for the new school year, I'm bringing you a fantastic collection of some of the Best Recipes For Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts from Around The Web!  These recipes are from some of your favorite bloggers so you'll want to make sure you bookmark this page to come back to often! Your week just got tastier, have a good one! Note: These recipes are from various blogs around the ... Continue Reading

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Huntsville Restaurant Week Begins Today!

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The food scene in my hometown over the past few  years has taken off! We now boast one of the best restaurants in the nation and a whole score of unique eateries and dishes that can only be found in my hometown of Huntsville, Alabama! I was thrilled to be invited along with other bloggers to attend special restaurant week events this past weekend, which began at one of my favorites, ... Continue Reading

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3 Cheese Stuffed Shells – a favorite freezer meal! (and the inside truth about servings)

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stuffed cheese shells

Today is our first day back at homeschooling and I'm pretty excited. We have some neat new things we are doing this year, including running a pet shop business on paper. Today, Katy picked out her pet shop name and designed her logo. Tomorrow, she'll go over an inventory list (along with prices) and decide how to spend her starting budget. This is pretty much an "extra" activity for us because it ... Continue Reading

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The richness of a “boring” life

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The richness of a boring life

I try to share a photo or two from my life each day on instagram, as an extension of Southern Plate. This is a post about a recent string of thoughts I had on that.   "My life probably looks boring on Instagram" I think, as I happily snap a picture of yet another box of tomatoes someone gifted me from their garden before heading into the kitchen to prepare them for canning. I briefly consider ... Continue Reading

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Refrigerator Peanut Butter & Milk Granola Bars

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Not too long ago, Kraft came out with these wonderful refrigerated granola bars called Milk Bite. Of course, I fell in love with them. Of course, they were discontinued. I've longed for them for all this time and finally decided to come up with my own version - this is it! These bars are no bake, stored in the refrigerator, filling, and tender. What's more, they're actually healthy. Well, for ... Continue Reading

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Brunswick Chicken Bake & What God Taught Me About My Daughter As A Baby

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brunswick chicken bake

I've decided to do a series of posts on my little family, highlighting each member with a story or memory of their life.  Today I'm going to tell you about my baby girl, Katy. I can't tell you how many years I prayed for a daughter. And, oh my little sunshine girl!  She was born with twinkles in her eyes and a face of peace and joy. She was the best baby, spending most of her time smiling ... Continue Reading

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Green Tomato Relish – Watch Me Live, HERE, Tomorrow!

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green tomato relish

NOTE: there are currently technical difficulties with the broadcast. We are recording it today and will have it available for viewing tomorrow, at your leisure. All sales and specials will be good for an entire week. Thank for your understanding! Friends, I'm excited. Tomorrow is the big day and you can join me live from Ball Headquarters to watch! I'm one of four bloggers who will be ... Continue Reading

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