Turn any evening into an ice cream social!
Turn any evening into an ice cream social!
A Versatile, Kid Pleasing Pie!
A hearty and flavorful soup!
A DELICIOUS sandwich from leftover shredded chicken!
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 [...]
This is the final post in my summer dessert series where I’ve been featuring cool and refreshing summer desserts that can be made ahead of time.
If you’ve had about all you can take of dreary skies and cold days this is the taste that will perk you right up!
This past weekend I came across ground beef in five pound packages for $6.25. A few years back I would have considered that expensive but these days it is at least four dollars cheaper than what I normally pay. I did good, though, I only bought twenty pounds. I say that is good because last [...]
Todays post is quick and easy to throw together and serves as a wonderful side dish but the versatility allows you to use leftovers to turn this into a main entree! The fun thing about it though is that you can make several ahead of time and freeze them to use in a jiffy at [...]
A member of our Southern Plate Family asked me if I’d put more slow cooker meals on the website with fall coming up. When she posted this on the Southern Plate Family Facebook Page, my wheels started spinning. Who doesn’t love being able to put a meal on the table with a slow cooker? With [...]
I learned at a young age the value of the wisdom which can only be gleaned by those who have lived a lifetime before us. My parents taught me to listen and they drove the lessons of my grandparents home through repetition and life application. These are things I was fortunate enough to be taught [...]
(Originally posted July 10, 2008. Please see letter at bottom) Tea rooms in the south are a far cry from formalized locales where you sit up straight, sip hot tea, and nibble on a scone. In the south, our tea rooms have a relaxed and bright atmosphere. They are filled with smiling ladies gathered together [...]
This is part two of my sister in law’s freezer and mega cooking class! Visit part one here. Thank you for supporting Southern Plate by telling your friends to visit as well! Friend to friend is the best way to help Southern Plate grow! Gratefully, Christy Mega/Freezer Cooking Phase Three: On this day, I made, [...]
Today we have a very special guest blogger. I’ve known her for over ten years now and we have a LOT in common! She’s from Alabama, I’m from Alabama. My name is Christy Jordan, hers is Christina Jordan. She has a boy and a girl, I have a boy and a girl. Oh and she [...]
I received an email from one of my readers recently asking me how I make my meatloaf. You know after that email I was craving me some good old meatloaf! Its such a simple meal, and quite homely, but still so darn good! I often think my mother makes it purely so they can have [...]
Have y’all ever tried to make a casserole look pretty? Unlike with me, the answer is probably “no”. Well folks, since starting Southern Plate, I have tried on more than one occasion to bring out the super model in a pile of pasta and cheese and I’m here to tell ya it just ain’t happenin! [...]
Christy’s Crock Pot Chili Ingredients 2 lbs ground beef 29 oz can kidney beans (with liquid) 29 oz can pinto beans (with liquid) 29 oz can tomato sauce 1 cup diced onion 1/2 C diced green chilies 3 medium tomatoes or one large can of diced 1 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 C water 2 [...]
ing the bell and watch the stampede. Oh my goodness, were these ever good! If you want something different in a muffin, if you want a real treat, if you want to pamper yourself, EAT THESE!
Chicken Stew Ingredients1 chicken 2 lg onions, chopped 7 cups water 4 cups canned tomatoes 6 med.potatoes, peeled and diced 3 Tablespoons sugar 2 cups frozen or canned whole kernel corn 2 Tablespoon butter 5 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons pepperInstructionsCook chicken until done in water. Remove chicken from broth and discard skin. Separate [...]
Taco Soup Ingredients1 lb ground beef 1 Lg chopped onion, cooked with beef 2 cans kidney beans 1 can corn 1- 15oz can Ro-Tel 1- 15 oz can Tomato Sauce 1 packet taco seasoning mix 1 packet ranch dressing mix 1 1/2 cups waterInstructionsCombine all ingredients, bring to a boil and then simmer for fifteen [...]
Country Casserole Ingredients2 cups small shell pasta, cooked and drained 3 cups frozen mixed vegetables, cooked and drained 2 cups shredded cheddar, divided One can French fried onions, divided 2 cups shredded cooked chicken (can use canned chicken or rotisserie ) 1 can cream of chicken soup ¼ cup milk 1 teaspoon pepper 1 [...]
Peanut Butter Balls Ingredients2 C honey or corn syrup 3 C creamy peanut butter 5 C dry milk powder 6 C quick oatsInstructionsMix all together with hand mixer. Form into balls with hands and freeze on waxed paper lined cookie sheets until hardened. Store in freezer in ziploc bags. (Makes about [...]