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A white plate on a cutting board with a slice of Dutch Baby German Pancake.

Dutch Baby German Pancake

This Dutch Baby German Pancake is light, fluffy, and delicious with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or a bit of jam—and best of all, it’s quick and easy! Have y’all ever made a Dutch Baby German Pancake? I had not, until this morning. We will have a house full with our kids this coming weekend, and …

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Easy lemon bars with a zesty lemon custard over a crisp brown sugar shortbread crust—these lemon bars are lovely and delicious!

Easy Lemon Bars

Easy lemon bars with a zesty lemon custard over a crisp brown sugar shortbread crust—these lemon bars are lovely and delicious! The best lemon bars are super easy for you to make and a dessert that seems elegant and decadent—impressive to your guests while only requiring minimal time and effort from you! What could be …

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A slice of lemon icebox pie on a plate with a fork.

Lemon Icebox Pie

This Lemon Icebox Pie is so easy to make! It’s creamy and zesty, with fresh lemon juice and zest and sweetened condensed milk—it’s a classic Southern dessert! We serve this pie year-round and usually have one stored in the freezer to pull out for unexpected company. It’s like a breath of spring in the middle …

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Strawberry Bars on a plate with a spoon drizzling lemon glaze.

Strawberry Bars with Lemon Glaze

Strawberry Bars with Lemon Glaze are made with strawberry jam, fresh strawberries, and a buttery shortbread crust topped with a simple lemony glaze. These bars are a delightful treat for a bridal shower or luncheon, or just a snack after school! Whenever I’m assigned the dessert for a party, I start thinking about things I …

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Halibut in Parchment

Halibut in Parchment

You might think that as a food blogger, I’m cooking elaborate meals every day. And you’d be so, so wrong. Most days we eat simple meals, especially for lunch. Half the time David goes to the barbecue place down the street and gets pulled chicken for lunch and I have a black bean salad. And …

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Fresh strawberry cake filled with strawberry-lemon jam and topped with a fresh strawberry cream cheese frosting—this is a special occasion show-stopper and it's divine!

Fresh Strawberry Cake Recipe

Fresh strawberry cake filled with strawberry-lemon jam and topped with a fresh strawberry cream cheese frosting—this is a special occasion show-stopper and it’s divine! Part of the genesis of In a Southern Kitchen was a desire to share recipes and ideas that would help folks entertain at home. Tolkien said, “If more of us valued …

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Lemon Blackberry Scones

Lemon Blackberry Scones

These scones are sweet and tart with fresh blackberries and covered in a lemon icing. Perfect scones for afternoon tea! Many years ago I worked near downtown Atlanta and I drove past a Starbucks every day. I used to run in there a couple of times a week and get coffee and my absolute favorite …

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