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Southern Green Bean Casserole

Southern Green Bean Casserole

The Iconic Thanksgiving Side Dish This year an estimated 20 million people will make green bean casserole. The most famous version is the iconic version on the side of the Campbell’s cream of mushroom can.   Dorcas Reilly created the recipe in 1955 while working […]

Crispy Onion Straws

Crispy Onion Straws

If you caught my last post, you are well aware that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I’m like Will Ferrell in “Elf” when it comes to Thanksgiving. It is a holiday all about food and family.   Tonight I am making crispy onion straws for […]

Easy Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Easy Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Fall Has Arrived in the South Fall has finally made an appearance here in the south as the temperatures dipped into the low 50’s today. That can only mean one thing. That my favorite holiday is right around the corner.   Thanksgiving has always been […]

Super Easy Fire Roasted Tomatoes

Super Easy Fire Roasted Tomatoes

I seem to have a problem when it comes to tomatoes, I simply cannot pass up a great looking tomato when I am out shopping. It started when I was young, my Dad didn’t garden a lot but he has always grown tomatoes. When I […]