Category: Southern US Cuisine

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Fall & Winter Holidays, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Southern US Cuisine

Black Eyed Pea Dip with Lime Avocado Topping

I love the flavors in this black-eyed pea dip (which really resembles more of a salsa). I especially like the tanginess of the green olives and lime juice. The dish is so refreshing and satisfying! I like to serve mine with avocados tossed in lime juice, then topped with cracked pepper. You can either mix […]

Breakfast, Drinks, Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Mother's Day, Southern US Cuisine

Southern Tropical Fruit Tea

A refreshing drink any time of the year, southern tropical fruit tea is a lovely sweet tea without all the processed sugar of classic sweet tea. I first encountered tea with fruit juice way back in the 1990s when I tried a Martha Stewart recipe for Fruity Tea Punch and loved it. Since then, I […]

chili waffles plated to serve
Entrees, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles

These hot and spicy chili waffles are a combination of two recipes: Jalapeno Cornbread Waffles and Spicy Three Bean Chili. I’ve combined the recipes so that you can cook both simultaneously, for a shorter cooking time, and so the cornbread waffles and chili will be ready at the same time. This is one of my […]

Breads, Breakfast, Entrees, Father's Day, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Southern US Cuisine

Jalapeño Cornbread Waffles

At my house, we enjoy making these jalapeño cornbread waffles and adding our favorite toppings. I usually make these as a part of Hot & Spicy Chili Waffles, a recipe we love. These mildly spicy waffles are also good topped with beans, lettuce, tomatoes and onions, like a tostada. Any usual Mexican food toppings will […]

tex-mex portobello waffle fries
Appetizers, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Snacks, Southern US Cuisine

Tex-Mex Portobello Waffle Fries

Looking for a quick and tasty game day snack this fall? These Tex-Mex portobello waffle fries will be a hit at your football party! Nothing says Tex-Mex like a spicy combo of taco seasoning, barbecue sauce and jalapeños. As with nachos, for this recipe you can add other seasonings and toppings to suit your taste. […]

skillet tomato cornbread
Breads, Father's Day, Game Day, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes, Southern US Cuisine

Skillet Tomato Cornbread with Onions

For all those gardeners (and their friends and families and neighbors and coworkers) trying to use up all those baskets of tomatoes from their harvests, I give you skillet tomato cornbread. I love this recipe! Who doesn’t love a thick, sweet skillet cornbread with a sautéed onion bottom and roasted tomato top? Bring me a […]