Bev’s Southern Squash Casserole, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a child, squash is one of those foods you probably liked to slip under the table to the family dog hoping he would be like Mikey and like it. That is every child, except maybe me… I can’t tell you how old I was when I first fell in love with the buttery yellow

Easy Chicken and Corn Chowder, by Beverly Hicks Burch

As a true Southern gal for years Southern Living was my Bible for all things Southern…food, travel, decorating, entertaining and gardening. But, then, something almost sacrilegious happened. Time, Inc. of New York City gobbled up and acquired our beloved Southern Living! That editorial move would be like moving the corporate offices of Yankee Magazine, the

Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake Years ago I had my first taste of Bananas Foster and there was no turning back. If memory serves me that culinary experience occurred in a restaurant named Copeland’s. Copeland’s was a New Orleans style eatery and the menu was based on all things New Orleans. Well, when Tall &

Golden Pecan Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Golden Pecan Pie By Beverly Hicks Burch I’ve been making this pie for years…if the truth be known, decades would be more like it. It is a perennial favorite and request. It is also one of the ways I “WOWED” and wooed my Tall & Handsome when he first came to Alabama. The man loves

Southern Style Sweet Potato Casserole, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Southern Style Sweet Potato Casserole by Beverly Hicks Burch I’ve been making this recipe, or a version thereof, for about 30 years or so. I forget who I got it from originally, but I vaguely remember it might have been a friend of the family. When the sign up list goes out for family holiday

Bev’s Golden Pecan Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev’s Golden Pecan Pie, By Beverly Hicks Burch One tradition we have for the holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas) is Pecan Pie. Call in a Southern thing, but it’s a gotta have thing around here… The first Christmas Tall & Handsome and I celebrated together I made my Pecan Pie. He was totally amazed because he

Bacon! …and Pimiento Cheese, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bacon! …and Pimiento Cheese By Beverly Hicks Burch Am I the only one that thinks bacon should belong it its own special and totally honorable food group? Can you think of anything bacon doesn’t make better? Well, ok, maybe not caramel or chocolate… Yes, I know…bacon isn’t considered to be particularly healthy for you, but