Archives for Side Dishes category

6 medium sweet potatoes 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tsp. orange extract 1/2 cup half and half 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup coconut Boil sweet potatoes until fork tender. Plunge into cold water and peel. Put them in a […]

Oyster Dressing

his is a Southern tradition at Thanksgiving. I always make extra, as it always seems to be eaten!2 cups wild rice 1/2 pound pork sausage 1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 – 3 ribs celery 1 pint oysters, quartered with oyster liqueur reserved 2 – 3 tablespoons chopped parsley salt ground black pepper ground paprika […]

1 (16 ounce) package corn bread mix 1 pound sausage of your choice, cooked and crumbled 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons ground sage 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup fat-free chicken or […]

Sausage Stuffing

1 pound bulk breakfast sausage 3/4 cup finely chopped onion 1 1/2 cups finely chopped celery 1 cup ((combined) unsalted butter and drippings from sausage 8 cups bread cubes 3 teaspoons poultry seasoning 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Cook sausage and drain. Melt butter and add enough to sausage drippings to make 1 cup. Sauté […]

What Sunday “Dinner on the Grounds” would be complete without this favorite? 2 cans French cut green beans 1 can of Durkee’s brand onions 1 cup of whole milk 1 teaspoon ground pepper (or to taste) 1 can cream of mushroom soup Mix green beans, milk, pepper, soup and 3/4 can of Durkee onions. Bake […]

Quick Greens

Quick Greens served with hot corn bread and Pinto beans were a staple at my house when I was growing up. They go well with any dish you care to serve them with, This recipe is quick and easy. 1-2 bags of greens (whatever type you prefer) 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup chopped […]

4 Golden Delicious apples 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup chopped raisins 2 teaspoons grated orange zest 1/2 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons brown sugar Peel top 1/3 of apples; arrange, peeled end up, in microwave-safe baking dish. Combine pecans, raisins, and orange zest; divide mixture and fill center of each apple. In a small […]

A spicy Cajun dish of smothered corn and seasonings (pronounced mock shoo) 12 ears fresh corn 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 medium-sized green pepper, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon hot […]

Red Rice

Red rice is served all along the South Carolina and Georgia coast as an accompaniment to meat, game andseafood. 5 slices bacon or side meat 2 cups cooked rice 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 cups canned tomatoes 1/2 teaspon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce n a 10-inch cast iron skillet, cook bacon […]

A delicious blend of flavors make these a Southern and Soul Food classic. 2 large sweet potatoes 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Boil cut-up sweet potatoes until fork  tender. Melt the butter, cinnamon, and brown sugar together in […]