Southern Cheese and Charcuterie Platter

Southern Cheese and Charcuterie Platter

Putting together a successful charcuterie and cheese platter takes minimal effort with splendid results. The key is not stressing about exactly what you choose to showcase. No matter what I’ve ever served in a selection, I’ve never heard a complaint. serving per person: 3 slices of meat and 2 ounces of cheese For the charcuterie,…

Old-Fashioned Pecan Cheese Ball

Old-Fashioned Pecan Cheese Ball

Ask just about any Southerner and they have a cheese ball story. My grandmother made a cheese ball for every holiday. When assignments were made as to who would make what, she always got the job of the cheese ball. I like to divide the cheese to make two smaller versions so it’s easy to…

Berry Napoleons with Buttermilk Whipped Cream

Berry Napoleons with Buttermilk Whipped Cream

Buttermilk and lime zest add tang and zip to the cream in these scrumptious stacked pastries. It’s good to remember that phyllo dough dries out very quickly. While working, keep unused sheets covered with plastic wrap and a damp towel. Berry Napoleons with Buttermilk Whipped Cream 5 frozen phyllo sheets, thawed 5 TBSP unsalted butter,…

Balsamic Corn Salad Recipe

Balsamic Corn Salad

When corn is at its peak, there are few things better. With just a simple dressing, a colorful and bright side dish is created. This salad can be made ahead, so it’s ideal for warm-weather parties and picnics. The light hue of white balsamic vinegar keeps the colors vibrant. Balsamic Corn Salad 1 Tbsp extra…

Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon Pie Recipe

Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon Pie

A homemade crust is the beginning to this showstopping tomato pie. Choose a variety of colors and sizes of tomatoes to add some wow. Seed and drain the slices before adding them into the crust. Be prepared to be asked for this recipe again and again. Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon Pie 2¼ cups self-rising soft-wheat…

Coca-Cola Cake by Rebecca Lang

Coca-Cola Cake

Southerners tend to cook with the soda that calls Georgia home almost as much as we drink it. It gives a perfect sweetness to balance the tang of buttermilk and an airiness that only comes from carbonation. The frosting is best made while this easy sheet cake is baking so it can be poured right…

Rebecca Lang's Chicken Tomatillo Chili

Chicken Tomatillo Chili

One of the very few foods I don’t like is kidney beans. It’s my own fault that for years I have been left out of the all the chili camaraderie at tailgates and parties. White chili made with chicken and white beans has always been my solution. I’ve just recently started adding tomatillos. They add…

Rebecca Lang's Green Goddess Romaine Salad

Green Goddess Romaine Salad

Green goddess dressing has always been one of my favorites. I normally make a double batch and use it as a dipping sauce for vegetables. The romaine lettuce can be cut into quarters an hour in advance, covered with a damp paper towel, and refrigerated until serving. Green Goddess Romaine Salad 1 small garlic clove,…

Rebecca Lang's Loaded Skillet Cornbread

Loaded Skillet Cornbread

I’ve never met a person who didn’t like cornbread. And if you know of someone, this will convert them on the spot. It’s heavier than other recipes so it’s filling enough to have alongside a salad for a cold day lunch. Loaded Skillet Cornbread cup Tbsp cups can cups cup cup Preheat the oven to…