As the thunderstorm turned into a misty drizzle, we devoured dessert – thin slices of rum cake layered with blueberries that had been cooked in orange liqueur and port wine, topped with freshly whipped cream. The blueberries we ate came from the Pearl River Blueberry Farm near Poplarville. Since most summer trips to Wolf River […]
My version of the candy classic tastes just enough of delicious bourbon without it feeling like you’ve done a shot when you pop it in your mouth. A little sorghum syrup brings out the earthiness of the pecans and bourbon. For a true indulgence, I like to dip these in milk chocolate, but you can use bittersweet for a more sophisticated edge, or a combo of both.
This Louisiana inspired chicken and rice casserole adds a little jazz to the standard casserole list. I love having the flavors of jambalaya in a make-ahead, buffet-friendly version.
No Southern food spread of any kind—funeral, baby shower, wedding party, holiday celebration, or tailgate—would be complete without a tray of stuffed eggs.
This sweet 3-ingedient snack is served at the fair in paper cones. Fair season or not, sugary roasted pecans make a great nibble for family game night, cocktail parties, or any party really.