A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
November 2014
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Hey Y’all, check out the video my son Aaron just filmed of me making my famous Italian Cream Cake. Well I didn’t actually make it on video because we haven’t quite got that part down without boring you with a

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#pie crust #homemade pie crust #easy pie crust

Today is the first day at Thanksgiving Central as I start my cooking marathon. I will be serving twenty guest and that means a lot of pots on the stove. I made my pie crust today and several of you have ask

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#sweet potato pie #pie

Welcome to Sweet Potato Pie, 101. Sweet potatoes and yams are two different plants so let’s not confuse the two. The yam comes from the Dioscorea family and the sweet potato comes from the morning glory family. Sweet potato pie

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#collardgreens #turnipgreens #mustardgreens

Greens, it sounds so healthy and that’s right, they are full of nutrients, vitamins and natural goodness. I grew up having greens at every Sunday meal. They were affordable, flavorful and plenty. My dad planted a garden every year and

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#chicken soup

Let’s keep soup Tuesday simple with my revised chicken soup recipe that’s faster than a jack rabbit to prepare. I start with a rotisserie chicken already cooked. This saves time and the chicken is already seasoned. Let’s face it, chicken soup has been prepared in

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#kale salad #txwb #market street

What a fun weekend I had at the Texas Women Bloggers Farm to Table Dinner Event this past weekend. I met some lovely lady bloggers, drank lots of wine, ate yummy food and toured the Urban Acres co-op warehouse. I

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#crab cakes #appetizer #salad

It’s Friday folks and the weekend.  It’s been really cold for us Texans and all I want to do is build a fire, grab a throw and a glass of wine and snuggle up. We like to gather snacks from

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#pecan pie

Hey Y’all, I know it’s late for Sweet Thursday but I had to squeeze this recipe in before the day is over. You will be bombarded with dessert recipes over the next couple weeks as I count down to my

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My sissy past the Thanksgiving baton to me three years ago and since then, I’ve been hosting the meal for my family and friends. I never knew the love and labor my mother and sissy put into those special meals

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#spinach soup

Hello soup lovers, welcome back to Soup Tuesday. Get ready to have your daily helping of vegetables in this green giant dose of iron, vitamins and smooth goodness. I prepared this soup as a first course meal at one of

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