Where Did The Family Table Go?


If you've read my initial post about recycling country style, you know that my grandmother always had meals on the table at noon and 6pm, on the dot. Since I spent a lot of time with her during my childhood, I naturally grew up with those meal times firmly ingrained in my routine. Then reality reared it's ugly head. The teenage years brought skipping lunch, snacking … [Read more...]

Country Cooking Month Humor


Everyone has a funny story about country cooking, eating country recipes, or country kitchen events. Sharing these stories is a wonderful way to bond with family and friends. From my own experience, it's even a way to keep the memories of ancestors alive. So, join in the fun and add your own stories below. Don't forget to comment on others' stories as well! Here is one … [Read more...]

Country Cooking Lessons for the Whole Family


I've really been blessed! I was fortunate enough to have a close-knit family that lived in the area. This made it easy to bond through impromptu cooking lessons. The majority of my country cooking lessons took place when I was visiting Grandmama or an aunt. We were family so even if I just popped in unannounced, I could count on pitching in to help with whatever was going … [Read more...]

Keep Cool in a Summer Kitchen


As the temperature outside increases, your desire to cook decreases. This isn’t due to lack of wanting to cook, but instead, the need to keep the home cool. If you've ever gone through a sizzling Georgia summer, you know just what I'm talking about. Why, even turning the lights on can make your kitchen feel like an oven! If you need some help to keep cool in a summer … [Read more...]

Healthy Winter Dessert Ideas


During the winter months people are generally less active so choosing and creating healthy desserts is important for maintaining for your fitness. These healthy winter dessert ideas will allow you to have your cake and eat it, too. For healthy winter desserts, opt for desserts with fruit as a major ingredient. Pies, cobblers and crisps would be delicious as well as … [Read more...]

Country Recipe Cards For Warm Holiday Drinks


As the holidays grow closer, food, family, friends, and gifts occupy our minds more and more often. To help us all relax, enjoy quiet times or our visitors, I usually whip up warm holiday drinks that even the kids enjoy. I call them Country Warmers and you can get the latest country recipe cards for warm holiday drinks right here. Since sharing with others is part of … [Read more...]

Country Cooking Cookbooks Just In Time For The Holidays


After years in the works, I'd like to announce the completion of our first two Country Cooking Cookbooks, just in time for the holidays. The My Country Cookin Cookbook series began years ago. As a new bride, I gathered recipes from family members and friends to create my own recipe book or cookbook. After many requests from family and friends, I began printing copies of my … [Read more...]