Childhood dreams revolve around such things as this. Hoping that mama would make this banana pudding from scratch for Sunday dinner, we would often ‘stack’ the grocery cart with the bananas and vanilla wafers. Once she tried to get away with the store bought vanilla pudding and it just wasn’t the same. (This my friends is just what we in the south call sacrilege.) From scratch is the ONLY way to make this dessert. So, I give you my Mama’s recipe with no clue where she might have found it, other than over the clothesline, where all good recipes came from in those days. read more
Welcome to Simply Sundays on Simple Plate ! Sundays are not only the end of a long week but they are the day that many with go to church, spend time with family, enjoy the outdoors, grocery shop, plan weekly meals using the old tattered recipe cards that have been passed down for ages. But Sundays are also the days where after all the chores are done, we dig into DIY projects we’ve been anxiously anticipating to complete.
So we are opening our link party Simply Sundays to make those recipes and meal plans a little easier and all your DIY projects a little more fun. Join us weekly and link up your best recipes and projects ! This is gonna be fun! read more
Who doesn't love risotto? Creamy, smooth and wonderfully flavorful. Arancini makes risotto the best treat on the antipasto plate! The love child of deep-frying and risotto is a traditional antipasti in Sicilian households and once you try this ... read more
MMMMMMMMM Butter! Who doesn't love a pat of fresh cream butter melting on a stack of pancakes, or a warm muffin? Sizzling in a sauté pan browning, melting slowly on an ear of fresh grilled corn. Ok now, I'm hungry! Add a few herbs to that fresh ... read more
Smoked macaroni and cheese, the most decadent side dish ever conceived made its way to my kitchen this weekend and boy howdy! This plate of awesomeness will soon become your favorite ! With icy weather headed toward north Louisiana this week, we ... read more
Learning how to make perfect blueberry muffins, doesn't take much time, but does take some attention. There are a few issues when you're making fruit type cakes and muffins and you want to be sure you keep these tips handy. 1. Toss your fruit (in ... read more
These stuffed portobello mushroom caps make the perfect meatless meal or can be quartered and served as appetizers, I recommend the former. Use the freshest of ingredients and make these a really special meal. While these aren't 'strictly' and italian recipe, they have all the flavor of an italian ... read more