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Hi, I’m Lucy! I’m a fourth-generation Southern cook, professional writer, food and wine fanatic, and recipe developer. I’ve created and tested hundreds of recipes so that I can bring you the best tried and true favorites.

Latest in the Kitchen

Here’s what we’ve been cooking up lately!

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Summer Favorites

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What’s for Breakfast


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All the Cakes


Main Dishes

Here you’ll find casseroles like Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole, slow-cooker recipes, soups, and many of the recipes that Southerners are putting on their table every day, like our favorite Salmon Patties.

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Discover some of our kitchen essentials, both favorites and items we can’t live without.


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We love our sweets and here we’ve gathered a collection of some of the best. From traditional Southern favorites like Red Velvet Cake, to new loves like Chess Squares, you’ll find something for every occasion.

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Favorite Game Day and Party Recipes

Impress your friends and family with your ability to lay out a spread for a crowd with minimal work!

Quick and Easy

Families are busy these days, and these recipes will get you through those times when you just need to get something on the table fast! Try the Chicken with Prosciutto or One Layer Cake.

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