Flipped Out Casserole Appetizers

Life is busy.  It’s busy enough with work, church, school, taking care of home, family, etc., but every now and again life gets REALLY busy.  Silly, stupid busy.  You begin to lose sleep and worry how you’ll meet all your responsibilities.  Even the ones you have imposed upon yourself, such as writing a weekly foodRead More

Be a Lady (Finger) and Eat Your Okra

The Story: Being a southerner means that most of us grew up eating very similar things, in particular when it comes to vegetables and preparation of food.  Most of the United States thinks all southerners fry everything and are overweight and unhealthy.  I won’t argue their point because we know in some cases this isRead More

Happy Easter from Food Flippers

As mentioned in Wednesday’s blog, we are taking the day off to celebrate Easter and spend time with Cas’ brother and his wife visiting from Arizona.  We wanted to take a minute to wish all our Christian friends a blessed Easter Sunday and all our Jewish friends a good Passover.  Make today count whether youRead More

Betty is Brown but She’s Mean Too!

The Story: A few weeks back we were discussing what new recipes we wanted to “flip.”  Cas decided to browse through some of the old cookbooks and came across a recipe that we had both heard of but never tried: Brown Betty.  This particular recipe was in a 1950’s cookbook by the Rumford Baking PowderRead More

A Pesto Manifesto

The Story:   Every decade has trends that set the stage for what’s popular.  This happens in all categories: fashion, food, media, music, books, cars, etc. etc.  The early 2000’s brought us MySpace (remember that?), the start of veganism and iPods, just to name a few.  The 20-teens bring us kale, Snapchat and PokemonGo.  Read More

Lettuce Live with Peas and Hominy

The Story:   We’ve pretty much spent the last several months focusing on flips – recipes that start out in some other variation or form – made over in a new way.  This week I decided to focus on the “making the old, new again” portion of our blog.   Hominy.  Most of us areRead More

Stop the Mousse in Its Tracks

The Story:   Rarely am I caught off guard on things, especially special occasions and events.  I’m a planner so I start making a list of things that need to happen weeks before the actual day arrives.   Wednesday was Valentine’s Day and also Ash Wednesday.  Cas and I normally do not do Valentine’s DayRead More

How Does Your Party Stack Up?

The Story:   Today tens of millions, will congregate in front of big screens to watch the 52nd Super Bowl game with New England Patriot’s facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles.  Tom Brady will have a shot at yet another Super Bowl ring.  Pretty soon the guy will have one for each finger on bothRead More

Chicken Eugene and Mary Wilkinson Are Heavenly!

The Story:   Memories are one of life’s greatest and miraculous gifts.  In an instant, we are suddenly transported to a place and time or event and remember the sounds, smells and faces of that particular moment.  Even at 88 years young, my Mom can remember stories of childhood in vivid detail.   Once suchRead More