Bacon and Crackling Bread

Bacon and Cracklin Bread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky

Have you heard the news?! A sequel to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is on the way this summer! To say I am excited would be an understatement. So, to celebrate I thought it was high time I tried to make one of the recipes in the book that I have always been interesting in… Continue reading Bacon and Cracklin Bread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky

Chasen's Chili -
Beans, Beef, Breads, Main Courses - meat, Pork

Chasen’s Chili and Cornbread

Chili can be a very controversial dish. Some people wouldn't dream of putting beans in it, where as others will omit the meat entirely and make it vegetarian. Some want it scorching hot from the peppers put in, others prefer it mild. There are contests all over the place to determine the "best" chili. I am not going to… Continue reading Chasen’s Chili and Cornbread

Fried Polenta (cornmeal, grits) for breakfast or dinner
Breads, Breakfast, Side Dishes

Fried Cornmeal (or Fried Polenta or Fried Grits)

"I'm just as corny as Kansas in August. I'm as normal as blueberry pie." Ok, I admit it. That was kind of cheesy, but it is a good lead in to my next few blogs that are going to be corn related. First here's a comparison of three different grinds of corn: Polenta is ground the coarsest,… Continue reading Fried Cornmeal (or Fried Polenta or Fried Grits)

Breads, Cheese and Eggs, Desserts, Holidays, Vegetables and Salads

Baking Bonanza!

My oven has been working overtime lately with some pretty tasty treats popping out. First was my 4 year old's birthday cake. He asked for a chocolate Mike the Knight cake. He rarely asks for anything specific, so when he does I always try to come through. A quick trip to Hobby Lobby and we… Continue reading Baking Bonanza!