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A white bowl filled with cooked butter beans and bacon.

Butter Beans Recipe

This Butter Beans recipe is an old family favorite made just the way Granny made them. Butter beans are easy to cook with bacon, butter, and the secret—a touch of sugar! Try this butter beans recipe today and you’ll have an easy side dish that goes with almost anything.  You won’t find a meat-and-three in …

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This Southern Meatloaf Recipe is a simple classic, with onions and green peppers and not much else. This is the way Mom made meatloaf!

Southern Meatloaf Recipe

This Southern Meatloaf Recipe is a simple classic, with onions and green peppers and not much else. This is the way Mom made meatloaf! If you grew up in the rural South, this Southern Meatloaf Recipe was probably a staple in your house. As a kid, I remember thinking, “Ugh, meatloaf again,” but as an adult, …

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One Layer Cake recipe that's SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish!

One Layer Cake

One Layer Cake recipe that’s SO EASY and is perfectly moist and tender every time. Your cake is ready in about 45 minutes start to finish! This cake is almost as easy as Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies! Because you do NOT need the stand mixer. You do NOT need more than one bowl. You …

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Lemon Glaze that's so easy and is perfect for cakes or cookies! Just five ingredients with a few secret touches.

Lemon Glaze for Desserts

Lemon Glaze that’s so easy and is perfect for cakes or cookies! Just five ingredients with a few secret touches. Everyone loves this Lemon Glaze. It’s the perfect way to perk up almost any dessert that might seem a little plain: just whip up some of this glaze for cake or whatever you want to …

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A slice of easy fudge pie on a white plate.

Fudge Pie – Easy and Amazing!

Fudge pie made with cocoa takes about 10 minutes to put together and 30 minutes to bake into the most delicious pie you’ve ever had! If you ask my family what they want for dessert, hands down every single one of us will say something chocolate. Chocolate Chess pie, chocolate cake, chocolate something—which doesn’t mean we …

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Two fried apple pies on a white plate.

Granny’s Fried Apple Pies

Fried apple pies like Granny used to make—sweet apple filling inside tender, lightly fried pastry dough! Simple Southern cooking at its best! Unlike my Double-Crust Apple Pie, which is made with fresh apples and seems best in the fall, these fried apple pies are a year round delight! The filling comes from dried apples, which is …

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A bowl of chili without beans on the grey counter.

Chili Without Beans

Chili without Beans is full of beef, peppers, tomatoes, and spices—it’s so flavorful and just right for game day or a family night at home! This make-ahead and freezer friendly chili recipe with no beans is great for parties and to store in the freezer for busy weeknights.  **Cook’s Tip: I usually make this chili for …

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A glass dish of easy apple crisp without oats on top of vanilla ice cream.

Easy Apple Crisp Without Oats

Apple Crisp Without Oats, with a streusel topping that’s easy and quick to prepare and full of flavors from brown sugar and cinnamon. It’s perfect for a weeknight family dinner or a fancy dinner party. I will tell you a secret: I love oatmeal for breakfast. But. I detest oats in any type of dessert …

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