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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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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Linda’s Old Fashioned Spaghetti (Crock Pot)

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Linda's highlighted Spaghetti

This is my mother in law's signature dish and one we always look forward to whenever we visit them in Georgia. A meaty spaghetti with a sauce that is definitely a step up from your typical store bought canned sauce and far more flavorful than what most folks are used to. Linda has always made it on the stovetop, setting aside hours for it to simmer and cook down. Last time we visited she mentioned ... 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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Crunchy Chicken – & My Year Of Books

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crunchy chicken

For a deliciously flavorful and delightfully crunchy take on boneless skinless chicken breasts, check out this fun way to use boxed stuffing mix! I pulled this out of Grandmama's crate of recipes, which are currently residing at my house while I go through them and pull out recipes for my next book. My son is becoming a non enthusiastic meat eater as of late. He tends to gravitate more to ... Continue Reading

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Top Posts of 2014

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Top Posts of 2014

As another year draws to a close and we set about on the grand adventure of a new one, I thought I'd share with you the top posts on SouthernPlate.com during 2014. These are the posts that received the most traffic and I am presenting them in no particular order, other than them being the top posts :). I do hope you might be able to take time to visit each one. Some of them have stories and bits ... Continue Reading

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Speedy Italian Meatball Soup

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Speedy Italian Soup

Today my Mama joins us with a recipe and some news that I am pretty excited about! ~Christy Good day to everyone!  I am so happy to tell you that I will be sharing some of my tried and true recipes with you.  Christy asked me if I wanted to start writing on SouthernPlate.com on a regular basis and I immediately said "sure".  Then terror settled in!  You see, I am from a different generation that ... Continue Reading

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Huevos Rancheros- Fresh, Fast, Flavorful!

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Huevos Rancheros

My friends at Kroger were kind enough to send me samples of their latest fresh offerings from the deli, PeakFection Guacamole and Salsa. They wanted me to try them out and share my thoughts. What really stands out in the flavor department is that they are made with fresh ingredients acquired at the peak of perfection. I actually opened each container and had a spoonful immediately and I gotta tell ... Continue Reading

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Taco Soup ~Bags To Dishes~

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Thank you so much for all of the wonderful comments on my Bags to Dishes series! Thanks to all of the wonderful feedback, I've decided to share a series of recipes with you so that you can eventually have all of the recipes I use in my bags to dishes meals. Be sure to read the original post to find out how you can convert your own meals into shelf stable ones in order to have your family's ... Continue Reading

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Chicken Enchilada Pie ~Bags To Dishes~

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Chicken Enchilada Pie

With all of the great feedback on my Bags To Dishes post, I decided to share a series of recipes with you so that you can have all of the recipes I use in my bags to dishes meals. Be sure to read the original post to find out how you can convert your own meals into shelf stable ones in order to have your family's favorite recipes available with the grab of a bag. Today's recipe is made up of ... Continue Reading

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