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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

I first made this casserole for dinner not breakfast. I knew it was going to be good. I didn't realize everyone would be going for seconds and there would be none leftover. Yes, it's that good.


  • 1 lb Breakfast Sausage
  • 6 Eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 c Heavy Cream

Lowcountry Boil

Frogmore Stew , as it was originally called contains no frogs and is not even a stew. Today we commonly refer to it as Lowcountry Boil or Seafood Boil. It's a delicious and fun traditional South Carolina dish. Easy to make and best of all, a one pot meal! Perfect for a family dinner or soiree.

This recipe serves 4-5 people but if you're serving a crowd just use a bigger pot and multiply the recipe.


  • 1 lb Shrimp, fresh works best
  • 1 lb Baby Red Potatoes

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Haint Blue

Blue porch ceilings are prevalent throughout the South. Many Southerners traditional beliefs that blue porch ceilings originated out of the fear of haints. Southerners, especially in South Carolina, have a name for the ceiling paint used on porches – it is referred to as “Haint Blue.”

What is a haint? You may be wondering and what it has to do with the color of a porch ceiling.  It’s a

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Baked Beans Recipe Roundup

July is National Baked Bean Month ! Baked beans are one of America's favorite side dishes. Beans are a nutritious food that are nearly fat free and a good source of protein. Here's a collection of baked bean recipes - try one or try them all!

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Yellow Summer Squash - 4 Ways

Trying to decide what to do with all that beautiful yellow squash that's in season? Here are four delicious options!
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