The Cowboy Takes the South by Southwest Casserole – Everytime

Let’s set the stage for this. In your mind play a good Texas two step. Better yet, put on the Gatlin Brothers, The Lady Takes the Cowboy Every time. Now, you have the perfect setting for today’s recipe – and if a recipe could taste like a song, that’s the song I’d pick for today’s






Easy Endless Ratatouille

There’s nothing I enjoy better than fresh, wholesome vegetables. And, summertime is just the time to find some of the best as gardens start producing their bounty. For years I grew a vegetable and herb garden, and even now and then I try to grow a few herbs  and will sneak in some peppers and






Slow Cooker Ranch Potatoes

This recipe is one of Tall & Handsome’s new favorite side dishes. Lately we’ve been trying to opt for more healthy choices for sides keeping in mind some recent health issues. The goal has been to add more veggies, fruits and brown rice in place of white. I’m proud to say it seems to be






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






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






Peppers and Potato Chowder, by Beverly Hicks Burch

March. That one word conjures up approaching spring and new life blooming everywhere. Here in the South it can also remind us of impending severe weather in the form of the tornadic kind. So, who in their right mind would expect SNOW on the first weekend in March in the Deep South?! Well, that’s exactly






Garlic Scalloped Potatoes, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The other day I sent Tall & Handsome to the store for a few items. Actually, he was out running some errands and dropped by the store. When he came home there were a few extra goodies in the bags. (Don’t we all do that?) He has become fascinated and enamored with the Philadelphia Cooking