Appetizers

CHEESY ITALIAN PULL-APART BREAD

CHEESY ITALIAN PULL-APART BREAD

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Posted: March 6, 2013

This bread is so good. It makes a wonderful appetizer served with salsa. This bread is great with Italian spaghetti or any meal. 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 […]

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BEER CHEESE SPREAD

BEER CHEESE SPREAD

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Posted: January 27, 2013

Beer cheese has been around a long time in Kentucky starting with Johnnie Allman’s snappy beer cheese and Allman’s Restaurant on the River back in the thirties!  Just about everyone in Kentucky knows about his […]

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SOUTHERN CHEESE STRAWS

SOUTHERN CHEESE STRAWS

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Posted: January 10, 2013

Just about everyone from the South knows about cheese straws.   My Mississippi Mother-in-Law would serve these little cheese sticks when she had her lady friends over for tea or to visit.  They are great to […]

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SOUTHERN ZUCCHINI HOECAKES

SOUTHERN ZUCCHINI HOECAKES

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Posted: August 3, 2012

I love simple recipes and these hoecakes are addictive and so easy to make.   I tried to eat them all by myself.   You can serve these with any meal or as an appetizer.  […]

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THE KENTUCKY MINT JULEP

THE KENTUCKY MINT JULEP

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Posted: April 30, 2012

The mint julep has been a tradition in Kentucky for years.  Served at Churchill Downs during the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century. This is a great “sippin” drink to enjoy while relaxing on those […]

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FRIED POTATO CAKES

FRIED POTATO CAKES

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Posted: February 25, 2012

We love potato cakes. I always use leftover mashed potatoes to make these little cakes.  They are great as appetizers with Honey Mustard Sauce or Salsa, for breakfast or just anytime. 2 cups mashed potatoes […]

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HOMEMADE PIMENTO CHEESE

HOMEMADE PIMENTO CHEESE

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Posted: January 11, 2012

Pimento cheese is a Southern favorite, although it originated in the North!  There are so many ways to make this delicious spread, too. We like it just about any way you “fix” it. It is wonderful with […]

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SOUTHERN CAVIAR OR BLACKEYED PEA DIP

SOUTHERN CAVIAR OR BLACKEYED PEA DIP

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Posted: December 29, 2011

This is a great dip to serve when entertaining guests or just anytime.   New Year’s Day games, the Super Bowl, or whenever you need a snack your guests and family will love it. 1 can […]

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