Julia's Simply Southern: May 2016 >

Monday, May 30, 2016

Classic Carrot Raisin Salad

Carrot Raisin Salad is a traditional dish in the south. An easy to prepare side dish that can be made ahead of time. Cool and perfect on warm days.

  • 1 lb Shredded Carrots, freshly grated is best
  • 1 c Pineapple Tidbits, can use crushed - drained but reserve juice

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Easy Cream Mushroom Sauce

This is so delicious and so easy. Use it to top beef or chicken. You'll feel like you're eating in a restaurant with this sauce!


  • 1 pt Crimini Mushrooms (baby bellas), stems removed
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 tbs Butter

Tomato Mozzarella Salad (Caprese)


  • Sliced Tomatoes
  • Sliced Mozzarella 

Monday, May 16, 2016

All American Sliders

This time of year is filled with gatherings for fun and food. Burger sliders are a fun favorite. Grilled, delicious and easy. Set up a slider bar so everyone can build it their favorite way!


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Derby Day Roundup

The Kentucky Derby may be the best two minutes in sports but your party may last a bit longer. Enjoy the day with these Derby Day inspired favorites! So if you're not making the trip to Churchill Downs, you can experience the Derby where you are with these tasty recipes. Derby hats optional.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Zesty Lime Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp tacos are fresh and light! Delicious and easy for a quick weeknight meal too.


  • 1 lb Shrimp, fresh shelled and deveined and remove tails
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