Archive for June, 2009

Wednesday, 10 June, 2009

Granny’s Blackberry Pie

For years now, I’ve heard stories of my husband’s grandmother, who passed away shortly before he and I met. Granny is a legendary cook – I wish I could find her secret recipe book. Although most of them were probably never written down.

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Monday, 8 June, 2009

Vidalia Victuals WINNER!

I’m happy to announce the winner,
selected by you dear readers,
of the first annual Vidalia Victuals Contest.

Cooks Like a Champion
Caramelized Vidalia Onion and Goat Cheese Grits!!

Congratulations, Courtney!

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Saturday, 6 June, 2009

Yellow Summer Squash Casserole

Friday, 5 June, 2009

Spicy Southwestern Roasted Potatoes

Here’s a hot and spicy side to go with your taco burgers. This one was inspired by Hayley, too!

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Thursday, 4 June, 2009

Taco Burgers

The idea for these awesome burgers came from my friend Hayley. She has a fabulous shopping blog – Deals, Steals & Heels – you should check it out!

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Wednesday, 3 June, 2009

Cute Carrot Cupcakes

I love my mom. So when she told me she didn’t need me to bring dessert for her Mother’s Day brunch last month, of course I didn’t believe her. Instead, I surprised her with one of our long-time favorite recipes, in cupcake form!

This is a fabulously moist and fluffy carrot cake – perfect for a brunch, for Easter, for Mother’s Day, or for any day! These tender little cakes will melt in your mouth – especially when you top them with classic cream cheese frosting.

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Tuesday, 2 June, 2009

Dad’s Birthday Cake

My dad loves chocolate. My dad loves whipped cream. My dad’s birthday cake for years and years has been a classic chocolate cake iced with fresh, unsweetened whipped cream. This year, though, he had a brilliant idea. Why not add a raspberry filling in the middle? Brilliant!!

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Monday, 1 June, 2009

Vidalia Victuals Finalist #10: Vidalia Onion Casserole

Monday, 1 June, 2009

Vidalia Victuals Finalist #9: Caramelized Vidalia Onion Dip

Monday, 1 June, 2009

Vidalia Victuals Finalist #8: Vidalia Onion and Mushroom Pie