Unforgettable Vegetable Lo Mein

You may have guessed we love Asian food in our house. It’s a very good thing I took Chinese cooking lessons many years ago down at UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham). Those lesson were taught by a classically trained chef and cook. They have served me well over the years. It just so happens






Chicken Curry with Rice

I’m a big fan of Chicken Curry – especially Thai Curry. I first fell in love with it at a little place in the Birmingham area called Thai Gardens. When Tall & Handsome’s work carried us out of state for a few years we were fortunate to find Thai restaurants that served my favorite wherever






Bev’s Stir Fried Rice with Ham

I have to say this recipe has been one of my most pinned and repinned recipes on Pinterest. Before I started self-hosting my blog at my old location I counted the recipe had been pinned over 1,000 times. While this may seem like a re-blog, it’s not. Years ago I studied Chinese cooking at UAB






Burch House Salad – Salad with Applewood Bacon and Raisins, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Spring and summer are one of my favorite food times. I love all the garden fresh options we have this time of the year. I’m a salad girl. Have been most of my life. But, because of a rare stomach disorder I have to be somewhat cautious about the type of raw food and fiber






Nouvea Southern Bean Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Monday my phone rang and it was my sweet Daddy on the phone. He said, “Hey Sugar, Daddy has another hambone, and I’ve left more meat on it this time.” (Have I mentioned I’m a Daddy’s girl?) What Daddy’s girl doesn’t enjoy cooking for her Daddy…especially a Southern gal? I’d made a pot of bean






A New Kind of Vegetable Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a child vegetable soup was my least favorite soup. That’s odd because veggies are one of my most favorite things in the world to eat. I think the reason I had an aversion to vegetable soup is because most of the time the veggies were canned and kind of mushy. Ewww! Well, if you’re






Burch Bodacious Beef Stew, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Burch Bodacious Beef Stew By Beverly Hicks Burch There are some things I have cooked more often over the years than others. I used to cook a pretty mean, awesome stew and the other day I got the thinking that I couldn’t recall cooking up a batch for Tall & Handsome in some time, if