A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
October 2014

I grew up on sandwiches, peanut butter and syrup, bologna, butter and sugar and government cheese. If we had bread, we would make a sandwich out of anything. Putting a little comfort between two slices of bread is just plain

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#mushroom soup

Calling all mushroom lovers. It’s soup Tuesday and you are in for a mushroom loaded soup that could take the place of an entrée. Shiitake, cremini, portobello, they are all in this soup along with a few other ingredients to

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#can pineda #barcelona

As promised, here is another chapter from our trip to Europe this past summer. I’ve shared some memories of Rome, Monaco and Cannes in my previous blogs and now here is our night out in Barcelona, celebrating hubby, Donald’s birthday.

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#italian cream cake #wedding cakes

  My friends and family tell me my Italian Cream Cake is by far the best they have ever had. Wow! What props huh? I have to admit, it really makes me feel special. I make this cake once a

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#coasters

I couldn’t let this beautiful fall day pass without taking a stroll through one of my favorite shopping dives in Cowtown. That’s Fort Worth, TX for y’all non Texans. Texas Christian University and Oklahoma State University fans were out in large numbers for the game later

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#chicken chili

It’s soup Tuesday and here is a good one, Chicken Chili. This recipe is chocked full of veggies and spices and makes a lot of soup so be sure to use a big pot and ladle up the left overs

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#baked salmon #baked cod

We are seafood lovers around here and that’s good news because you will be seeing a lot of seafood recipes on mjonesstyle. Simple recipes, that don’t take a song and dance to prepare. The good thing about seafood is the

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#cafe Latte's # turtle cake #mjonesstyle

                  The holidays are weeks away so let the major cooking preparation begin. I’ve already started my list of holiday baking ingredients like spices, sugar, flour, baking soda and powder and lots

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#shrimp #orzo #mjonesstyle

One of my favorite recipes is my Shrimp with Orzo Pasta. This recipe is filled with plump juicy shrimp. Instead of using rice I use orzo pasta as my starch and it gives this recipe an unexpected twist. I started

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#french onion soup #mjonesstyle.com

Tuesday is soup day around mjonesstyle and I try to bring you simple yet delicious recipes for a quick soup meal. Here is one I think will satisfy your craving for that famous soup the French introduced to the world ages

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