Potato & Corn Chowder for the Slow Cooker, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I’ve finally dug myself out from underneath school, classes, finals, health crises and life in general – and just in time for my favorite time of the year. Autumn! This is the time of the year when cooking livens up and offers some of the best, healthiest and heartiest. We’ve already had our first pot






Homemade Pasta e Fagioli, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Polar vortex. Alberta Clipper. If you live in the Deep South and the Best Weatherman on the Planet tells you one of those dreaded occurrences is headed your way – you get cold, cold chills all over your body. Why? It means really cold air is about to invade your area. Now, for me, that’s






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






White Bean and Chicken Sausage Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know when the weather turns cool I can’t wait to start cooking yummy soups, stews, chili and Posole. Well, the weather turned cool this week and I’ve been busy Today’s recipe was inspired by one I saw in Everyday Food. I’ve made quite a






Chicken and Corn Chowder, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Any good Southern gal knows Southern Living is the Bible for all things Southern…food, travel decorating, entertaining and gardening. That is at least until Southern Living became a Time, Inc. publication…that’s almost sacrilegious in the heart of a true Southerner. As hard as they try, the magazine just doesn’t seem the same, and I’m not






Bev’s Rotisserie Chicken Thai Coconut Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Tall & Handsome and I love Thai food. Therefore, we’re always on a quest for great Thai to prepare at home. One of our favorites is Thai Coconut Soup. This is our latest version. We made it one evening after work and it hit the spot! We utilized one of our new favorite ingredients…rotisserie chicken.






Hot and Sour Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hot and Sour Soup By Beverly Hicks Burch Tall & Handsome and I have discovered the convenience of the rotisserie chicken. I consider it right up there with TiVo and microwaves. We’ve determined we can get about two meals out of one chicken, especially if we use a recipe out of The Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook.