Sugar and Spice Pecans – so easy to make at home!
Sugar and Spice Pecans – so easy to make at home!
Add some decadence to your Thanksgiving table!
Apple Bacon Stuffed Pork Chops make any meal an occasion!
Fun ideas for the kids and some yummy ideas for your table!
Please leave your Christmas Wishes for the Southern Plate family in the comments section on this post! Thank you! MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope you are having a wonderful holiday and I hope you all have an abundance of Christmas in your heart! I wanted to send you our Christmas card and share with you what [...]
Icebox Fruitcake Ingredients1 box graham crackers (14.4 oz) 1 cup pecans 1 jar maraschino cherries (10 oz) 1 tablespoons cherry juice 1 cup raisins 1 cup shredded coconut, firmly packed 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz) InstructionsFinely crush graham crackers and coarsely chop pecans and drained cherries. Combine all [...]
An unbelievably quick party entree that is sure to impress!
Chocolate Chip Cookie bars with Brown Sugar Meringue..oh yeah
My nephew came up with the name for these yummy meringue cookies
I’m about to unplug for a few days to focus on my family but wanted to leave you with little note before I do. Dear Southern Plate Family, This time of year we sometimes find ourselves glancing “over the fence” at the family celebrations of our friends and neighbors with a wistful sigh. Its so [...]
I had a wonderful time at Great Day Houston a few weeks back when I went to film a segment on Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Southern Living. Below is the segment if you’d like to see it. After that, be sure and scroll down for easy and inexpensive ideas for some homemade gifts [...]
Congratulations to Patti Skaggs! Her comment was chosen using random.org to win this great giveaway. Thank you to everyone who entered. More great giveaways are coming thanks to you! While lots of stores are offering great deals, I’m teaming up with Masterbuilt to GIVE one Lucky Southern Plate Family Member A Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey [...]
Some of the most popular recipes this week!
A welcome treat for your Thanksgiving, Christmas, or holiday dinner!
A full menu of ideas for Easter
Sunday dinners in the South are the stuff of legends.
This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Patti Keil for winning. I’ve sent her an email with information on how to claim her prize. I do hope you’ll take time to read the comments if you can, I know you’ll be as moved as I was. Merry Christmas! I’ve enjoyed being a part of the [...]
Oreo Cookie Balls- 3 Ingredient Easy! Ingredients1 package Oreos (or generic) 1 brick cream cheese, softened (8 ounces) 1 package white almond bark InstructionsCrush cookies very fine either by using a food processor or by placing them in a sealed bag and crushing them with a mallet or rolling pin. Using an electric mixer, add [...]
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These homemade ones are far better than any caramel I’ve ever had in my life
Felt and glue are two of the best things to have on hand during Christmas time with your kids. I can’t even begin to count how many different ornaments and crafts we made up as kids to hang on our tree or give to friends using mostly those two simple supplies. It’s so important to [...]
I’ve had a lot of folks ask what my favorite cookie recipes are for Christmas cookie exchanges so I’m putting them together in one handy, dandy list to help you with your holiday get togethers
Some of my fondest memories of Christmas as a child involve me in the kitchen with my Mama, mixing up candies and goodies to give as gifts to family and friends. Even folks who don’t enjoy cooking other times of the year are quick to crank out any number of goodies during the holidays. Nothing [...]
This is an old fashioned candy recipe that I’ve received a lot of requests for. Mama said her Mama Reed used to make it around the holidays for all the kids.
Oh my goodness do I ever love these cookies!
This giveaway is now closed but please enjoy the post! This post is proudly sponsored by the Nestle Family Holiday Exchange. Read to the end for details on how to enter a series of valuable giveaways! Congratulations to Carol Driver for winning this giveaway and thank you for entering! One of the greatest things you [...]
Want a homemade dessert with surprisingly little effort that will please a crowd? A cheesecake bar and this super easy cheesecake recipe is the way to go!
I’m so excited for the holidays to be here, a time where we all gather together and give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives. I hope you have a wonderful holiday season planned, too! I’ve compiled a list of recipe ideas to help you plan your Thanksgiving meal below. Of course we [...]